Real Stories: Supporting Friends through Divorce

Care & Concern Real Stories: Supporting Friends through Divorce

“I remember the feeling of being very much alone. I think lots of friends assumed that I was doing ok or that ...

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Care & Concern Spread Kindness and Compassion with 30 Days of Caring

A little caring can make a big difference in someone’s day. That made us wonder: What would happen if we all made ...

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Care & Concern Listen, Believe and Be Present: How We Can Support Black Friends

As caring people who value our connections with others, we can hardly tune in to the news without witnessing anoth...

Self-care for black women

Care & Concern Self-Care for My Sisters: Letting the “Strong Black Woman” Rest

“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence. It’s self-preservation…” —Poet Audre Lorde...

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Care & Concern Real Stories: Supporting Friends Caring for Parents

“My nana had Alzheimer’s. When you care for a loved one whose health is declining before your eyes, it can be ...

Friends hugging in grief

Sympathy Real Stories: Supporting Friends Through Grief

“I was only 19 when I suddenly had to grapple with grief, not just for myself but for my whole family. I’m sti...

Friends with anxiety and depression talking over tea

Care & Concern Real Stories: Supporting Friends With Anxiety and Depression

“Depression isn’t always easy to notice and it’s uncomfortable to talk about. But when you see a coworker with...

Two friends on a couch talking about job loss

Care & Concern Real Stories: Supporting Friends During Job Loss or Financial Hardship

“When I was laid off, I had an overwhelming feeling of failure. What I had to accept (losing my job) and what ...

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Care & Concern Real Stories: Supporting Friends with Cancer & Illness

“Despite the negative impact of cancer and the suffering, I have never felt as loved and cared about by so man...

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Care & Concern How to Support a Friend or Loved One in Need

At an early age, I lost my older brother, John, unexpectedly. He was on a dream trip, hiking the majestic Grand Ca...

How to Celebrate Birthdays, Holidays and Special Occasions When You Can’t Be Together

Care & Concern How to Celebrate Birthdays, Holidays and Special Occasions When You Can’t Be Together

We’ve all had to get a little more creative when it’s time to celebrate our loved ones. How do you make a birthday...

Care & Concern Caring Resources for Tough Times

With everything going on in the world, what we really want to do is stay connected. If you’re looking for differen...