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Megan Devine is on a mission to help people love each other better.
A Pacific Northwest writer, speaker, and grief advocate, she’s the founder of Refuge In Grief, a hub of grief education and outreach, where she leads people through some of the most devastating times of their lives. Together with her team, she facilitates a growing catalog of courses, events, and trainings to help grieving people, and those who wish to support them, learn the skills they need to carry pain that cannot be fixed.
Megan is the author of the new book, It’s OK That You’re Not OK: Meeting Grief & Loss in a Culture that Doesn’t Understand. She has been featured widely in the media, including the New York Times, Well & Good, National Public Radio, Bustle Magazine, Modern Loss, and in dozens of podcasts and radio appearances. Click on the video below to watch Megan’s segment on AM Northwest, where she and host Helen Raptis discuss how to help grieving friends and family members:
Featured interviews and articles
Understanding Grief: Megan Devine and the Grief Revolution in Jane Brody’s Wellness column at the New York Times.
Rethinking Our Relationship with Grief: interview & call in show with Wisconsin Public Radio.
Stay Strong & Other Useless Drivel We Tell the Grieving on WBUR’s Cognoscenti
It’s OK That You’re Not OK: talking grief, cultural violence, and the fire drill of love on In Deep Radio with Angie Coiro (radio/podcast)
How to take care of yourself & others during tragedies: Bustle Magazine
There’s No “Right Way” to Grieve: interview and call in show with WHYY’s Radio Times
The secret side of grief: the culture of blame: Best Self Magazine
The Howl at the Center of Grief: Tami Simon interviews Megan Devine on Sounds True’s Insights at the Edge
Dear Life: How do I feel alive again after losing someone I love? Q&A on The Manifest-Station
Tending to the Pain of Loss through the Arts in Spirituality & Health magazine
How to Help a Grieving Friend: 11 Things to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do; on the Huffington Post
How to Help a Grieving Friend at the Holidays: a special comic edition
Loss as Muse: An interview with Megan Devine on Modern Loss