My heart on CTV

Author Kate Inglis on dealing with grief and mourning with an open heart. — CTV Morning Live Atlantic

Author Kate Inglis on dealing with grief and mourning with an open heart. —CTV Morning Live Atlantic

“In the beginning, (loss) is such an impossible scenario. Whether you’ve lost a baby or any other loved one or friend, that first year or two is a state of shock. Most people wonder: how do I keep getting up in the morning, and breathing, and toasting bagels? It feels ridiculous to think that life has to keep going on, but of course, it does. Your whole context becomes amended.”

It’s what the salon tomorrow night is all about: learning how to absorb impossible scenarios into a joyful life. Time doesn’t heal all, but it sure does soften the edges. Tomorrow night marks my very first life-after-death salon—the testing ground for what I hope will be a travelling series. ‘Cause the more we share in the work—and the waiting—the better we can live.