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Goodgrief app

What creating a grief app taught me about connection

Western culture idolizes feeling good, making us chronically incapable of facing human fragility. People shun discussions of death. They fear talking about grief. If you haven’t yet squirmed in grief’s grip, I’m sorry to say, it’s ahead.
Grounding

Here’s one way to find your footing: try “grounding”

When I move, it is with purpose: To get stronger, to get leaner, to get somewhere, and to get there now. So to think I might try walking intentionally—as slow as humanly possible, barefoot, and without a destination in mind—is almost laughable. Yet I do it sometimes.
Jenné Shepherd

Too many Georgia women die in pregnancy-related deaths. Will the state be able to fund one life-saving measure?

The number of Georgia women who die from pregnancy-related causes is startling: According to 2018 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the state’s rate of such deaths was more than double that of California, and, in many recent years, that rate has been the highest in the country.
Coronavirus impacting black communities Atlanta Georgia

COVID-19 doesn’t discriminate, but society does

Social and health disparities have long shaped life in Atlanta, which has the worst income inequality in the country. COVID-19 has simply laid bare the consequences, in a life-and-death context.

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