Tag Archives: loss

Suicide is a Scourge

Today, news broke that the world lost one of my heroes to suicide. I love food and cooking with a passion, and Anthony Bourdain was responsible for that in no small way. Earlier this week, we lost a brilliant icon in the fashion world to suicide. Kate Spade was responsible for at least one person […]

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12 Days of Self Care: 12 Ways to Cope With Loss Over the Holidays

On the fifth day of our 12 Days of Self-Care series, Dr. Denisse Morales offers practical ways you can deal with loss and grief. For more helpful tips on coping with common stresses of the holiday season and the transition into the new year, check back every day. The holidays can be a very difficult time […]

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A Mortician’s Tale is a Promising Death-Positive Game

Despite all the time we spend thinking about it, death is a difficult subject for many of us to consider. A lot of therapist hours are spent dealing with issues around it, be they fear of loss, fear of our own mortality, or issues that can cause us even more distress, like complicated grief. The […]

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The First Tree Tells a Lovely Story of Loss Through Dreams of Foxes

Games about loss, grief or letting go are part of a growing genre with remarkable entries like Dear Esther, What Remains of Edith Finch and That Dragon Cancer to recommend it. The First Tree joined that company last week. On the surface, it’s a game about a fox looking for her missing kits. You explore […]

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‘Hello’ Is a Card Game That Makes the Most Difficult Conversations Easier

The most important conversations are often the hardest to broach. When it comes to things like arrangements for death and long-term illness, many of us would do absolutely anything to get out of having to talk. Loss is a huge source of anxiety for a lot of people, but as with most anxieties, avoiding it […]

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On Grief and Loss When We Lose an Icon

This week, we lost a brilliant artist to an unexpected death. Chris Cornell’s death is hitting me harder than I might have expected. I’ve lived in Seattle my whole life. I remember coming of age in the 90s when the “Seattle Sound” was at its zenith. I jokingly tell people I still bleed flannel and […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Boundaries and Transitions

Welcome to our roundup of the best articles about games, mental health, and related topics that you might have missed. This week, we have a look at boundaries being broken in the streaming world, loss and social networks, and a pair of therapists many of you already know and love. When Fans Take Their Love […]

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