Claire B. Willis, co-author of the book Opening to Grief, joins Lisa and Jason to discuss grief, our evolving cultural acknowledgement of grief, being mindful of our grief, being present for others in their grief, and how the pandemic has shaped our grief.
Claire is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Buddhist Chaplain, having spent twenty years serving people in oncology and hospice. She is the author of two books: Lasting Words: A Guide to Finding Meaning Toward the Close of Life, and Opening to Grief: Finding Your Way From Loss to Peace. She is also the founder of the non-profit Facing Cancer Together. She resides in Massachusetts.