It can be really challenging to know how to explain (or ask) about recovery. Whatever someone might be recovering from, they will live with their "like it or not" event in some form for years after (if not the duration of their life.)
Grief and/or recovery are common and often misunderstood. There can be similarities between one story and another, whether in situation or actions that encourage the affected individuals. But every experience is different.
Sure, during the holiday season there is merriment and love and generosity in abundance. But our surroundings can get a bit “shiny” and if you’re not filled with holiday spirit, this month can be isolating or downright depressing.
It's been incredible to hear some of the stories from people who have purchased an "I ALMOST DIED" shirt in the time since we launched. Short, yet powerful, owning and claiming this statement means something unique for each person. (We hope to start sharing these befor...