Author page: jolissa

Life After Loss

Published on Still Standing Magazine: Who will you become?

I’ve been published on Still Standing Magazine for the first time! I’m so excited and humbled to be among such great writers, telling their stories of grief, loss, love, hope, and life. My first post is about our future selves, and how I’m dealing with the sudden change in the way I see my ideal future self. “I’ve been so…

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Life After Loss, On Grief & Grieving

The Unreliable Griever

Grief changes you in a lot of ways. It can change your entire personality – not necessarily for the worse, but definitely different. You might become more cynical, more snarky, quieter, more introspective, more or less forgiving, more empathetic…there are so many ways you can be different. You struggle to know yourself after such a monumental loss, and it really takes…

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