Find Gratitude During Times of Mass Mourning

You don’t have to be a diehard basketball fan to understand why so much of the country remains deep in mourning. Yesterday, nine souls – including retired NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna – perished in a fiery helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. The devastating turn of events left fans around the world reeling from the loss. Bryant had a complicated past, but he was also a husband, son, father and hero to millions – on and off the court. Gianna had dreams of following in her father’s footsteps, and their loving bond was on full display through many of the videos and photos shared across social media platforms in the hours after the incident. During times of mass mourning, it’s easy to get swept away in a sea of sadness. Grief is a complex process, and it can be all-encompassing. It is also a completely normal […]