How Death Has Helped Me Live

Caitlin McColl
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5 min readSep 14, 2021

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Death has changed the way I think about life.

It’s not something I thought about much before my mom’s passing in December 2015. I’d lost my grandfathers from both sides long before then, but they were elderly, so even though I was…

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Caitlin McColl
ILLUMINATION

Writer on mental health, grief & loss, mindfulness, running, life musings (+ fiction and poetry!). ❤️coffee & dogs. Vancouver 🇨🇦