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Grief, Stuff and Netflix – Rouw, Spullen en Netflix

Posted by HeroPress on November 3, 2021 at 1:58 am
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Dit essay is ook beschikbaar in het Nederlands. This post is not about web accessibility, it’s about mental health. About trying to cope with grief and burnout. I’m not the first within the WordPress community who lost someone they love. People within the community lost a spouse, a sibling, a parent, a child. People that cannot be missed but died anyway. Life and death happens to all of us. And everyone copes in a different way. How can you help them? And how can you help yourself? I don’t have all the answers, but I’d like to share some of my experiences. My story I remember WordCamp Helsinki 2019 as the last WordCamp where things were normal. I was in a good place, at home with my husband and son and in my career, working in a job I like. Shortly after that my mother was diagnosed with cancer and my husband Marc died of a heart attack. My father had to move to a nursing home because of his Parkinsons. In the middle of the first lockdown my mother died, just at the same time my kitchen was being renovated. At that point I burned out. What did grief…

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