Sheryl Sandberg and I video-chatted about grief during a time when the whole world is experiencing it. Here’s her personal advice for persevering.
- I recently spoke with Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and coauthor of “Option B,” on video chat about grief and loss during the coronavirus pandemic.
- Sandberg talked about the 2015 death of her husband, Dave Goldberg, and revealed she recently lost a family member because of complications from the novel coronavirus. I talked about losing my brother, Matthew Ward, because of an accidental drug overdose in 2019.
- Sandberg said the pandemic is causing mass grief but it is also presenting an opportunity for collective resilience and courage.
- Sandberg and the psychologist Adam Grant recently released an excerpt from their book, “Option B,” along with a new foreword about grief during the coronavirus pandemic to help people cope.
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For the past 11 months, I’ve been grieving the death of my younger brother, Matthew Ward, who died of an accidental drug overdose at the age of 21. I’ve been living what Facebook COO and author Sheryl Sandberg calls “Option B.”
It’s the state where, after experiencing something earth-shattering, a person tries to find the next best option in life. It’s where you learn to climb mountains, one step …continued .
[Source: Business Insider]