When tragedy strikes we are quick to tell ourselves that no one could possibly understand what I am going through.

That is grief talking.

Pain, sorrow, guilt, remorse, anger, sadness…all universal emotions.

Let’s be clear: It is not fair what has happened and you are not alone in this.

Each of us has the capacity to sit with the tension of loss even if we haven’t gone through what someone has gone through. Because we have all lost someone or something.

Empathy is the most powerful tool we posses to rebuild and bring people closer together.