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Resilience is like a muscle you can build. It’s just a matter of knowing how.
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Quirky cards from well-known illustrator Emily McDowell that acknowledge how your loved ones are really feeling this holiday season.
A list of small things you can do to make a big difference in a loved one’s life, sourced from the Option B community.
A custom #OptionBThere card game to help you and your loved ones focus on moments of joy, celebrate small victories, and practice gratitude.
A guide to hosting an event for friends who are struggling this holiday season, from the experts at The Dinner Party.
Advice for how to help children navigate the holidays in the wake of death or divorce, from experts on helping kids build resilience.
What to say to let loved ones know it's OK to share their true feelings.
A list of ways to help keep a loved one’s memory alive, from planting a memorial tree to cooking a favorite recipe.
Tips for helping friends and family participate in the holidays in a way that works for them.
Suggestions for what to say when tried-and-true holiday greetings don’t feel quite right.
Holiday gift ideas, like a homemade photo album, that let a friend know how much you care, sourced from the Option B community.
Steps for making a plan to be there for your loved ones after the holidays are over.
A tool to help you find the best way you can support your friends and family during the holidays, from empathy expert Dr. Kelsey Crowe.
Recommendations to help you give back—because doing good for others is good for you, too.
Advice for writing a heartfelt letter to lift your friend’s spirits.
Steps you can take to support caregivers—who give so much of themselves to the ones they love, no matter the season.
Eight ways to show your support for friends and loved ones when distance keeps you apart.
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