Untangling grief

A black and white scientific drawing of a 6 plant root system, showing the plants above ground and their tangled roots below the surface.
Root system from the research archives

remembering

making sense of the pieces

black and white drawing, consisting of thousands of dots, of driftwood roots
My drawing of tangled driftwood

unearthing the silences

(re)growth

Black and white drawing of a Peyote cactus plant with a very intense tangled root system –– crated entirely with thousands of dots to make up the plant.
My drawing of the tangled roots of a peyote plant
Covers of the books listed below
Image of a few of the resources listed below

--

--

--

Interested in the intersection between design, technology, and social impact.

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Grief magnifies everything. In one sentence, here’s how I’m refocusing the intensity.

4 Activities You Can Try Doing To Get Out of A Spiral

Myths About Depression & Anxiety

From Rage To Peace in 48 Hours!

Working with a brain disorder- Written by Josje Gerrits

What Feels Better, Pain or No Pain?

Dear Barista,

8. When The Ones That Are Paid To Help You, Instead Nearly Kill You. Part 2:

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Aly Blenkin

Aly Blenkin

Interested in the intersection between design, technology, and social impact.

More from Medium

Life updates

A person sitting in front a bbq, wearing a grey jumper, sunglass and a red hat. In the background is a beach and sea on the horizon.

This Critical Metric is Missing From Education

What it feels like when the world’s ending

Why Small Pleasures Are A Big Deal