5 Secrets for Overcoming Unbearable Grief
How can you overcome the terrible loss of a loved one? In 2005 Shannon Huffman Polson's father and stepmother were killed in an incredibly rare, unprovoked grizzly bear attack in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. One year later, seeking solace from the crushing grief from which she was still suffering, Shannon embarked on a perilous trip into the same wilderness where her parents perished, retracing the steps of their final, tragic trek. Polson chronicles her expedition and her transformation in her memoir North of Hope, A Daughter's Arctic Journey. Here are her five recommendations for overcoming overwhelming grief.