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Qatar World Cup Memorial Commemorates Migrant Worker Deaths

Memorial architecture lends massive presence to hundreds of silenced mourners

The proposed Qatar World Cup Memorial project was designed by French architects Axel de Stampa and Sylvain Macaux, who founded the 1Week1Project collective. 1Week1Project comprises approximately 25 designs that are primarily speculative in nature, meant to serve as social commentary. … Continue reading

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There is always a grief ritual happening somewhere in the [Dagara] tribe; it is always a way for people to not only acknowledge the hurt, but also that something else is being born within the self, because grief is a doorway to healing.”

- Sobonfu Somé
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“No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.”

- C.S. Lewis
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Our Weekly Tip: Turn Your Grief Into a Gratitude Meditation

Use this simple process to turn painful thoughts into evolutionary tools

Our Tip of the Week: Grief and loss are deeply intertwined. Why would we grieve anyone if we felt that there was no loss? It can be useful to notice, then, what has been lost. The first thing that may … Continue reading

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Grief Point: Dancing in the Abyss

Evocative contemporary dance piece expresses the confusion of grief

“Grief Point,” an award-winning solo contemporary dance choreographed by Sidra Bell and performed by Moo Kim, invites viewers into a universal aspect of grief that is often considered a private experience in the Western world. “Grief Point” is based on Loscil’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: “A Grief Observed” by C.S. Lewis

After the loss of his wife to cancer, the famous Christian author struggled with his sense of faith and identity

British boys don’t cry. At least, not openly. Suppressing one’s emotions was “the lesson I was most strongly taught,” admits C.S. Lewis in his journals, which are collectively titled A Grief Observed. After losing his wife to cancer, the The Lion, … Continue reading

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