At times grief is very individual, but when large scale difficulty or disaster strikes, entire communities or countries are impacted. This collective grief can bring us together in new ways, though we can't predict ahead of time what those ways will be. Our mindfulness exercise will help you trust more in your own grieving process.
Penny Mechley-Porter is a licensed professional counselor in private practice serving adults and children. After receiving her M.A. in counseling (Edinboro University), she worked at Sarah Reed Children's Center and in the Dean Ornish Program. Earlier in her career, Penny was a Peace Corps volunteer in Mali, West Africa, then used her computer science degree (Indiana University) as a trainer in businesses across the U.S.