Episode 13

Loss & Grief

Megan Kwan, a Vancouver based Graphic Designer lost her mom to ovarian cancer much too early on in life. Megan’s mother Ella passed away at 52 years old. Megan turned to design to help her process grief. At her final year at Emily Carr University + Design she began Of Loss and Grief, an award winning project exploring the ongoing and very personal process of life after loss. 

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HOST & GUESTS

Host: Debbie Roche

Guest: Megan Kwan

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About This Episode

Megan is a Vancouver based graphic designer and creative. She is passionately driven and continuously inspired by the power of story-telling and ability to connect with others through shared experiences. At her final year at Emily Carr University + Design she began Of Loss and Grief, an award winning project exploring the ongoing and very personal process of life after loss. Between her personal projects and working at a local design studio, Megan is a front porch and hammock enthusiast, an avid traveler and gallery-goer. She’s a daughter, older sister, friend, feminist, aspiring boss lady!

We talk pretty candidly about loss and grief. If you have lost someone recently then please do listen with care and make sure that you are kind to yourself and take care of yourself during and after the episode.

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Episode 13 Show Notes

Resources:

Feel free to connect with Megan over on her website & social media profiles:

Website: www.megan-kwan.com

Of Loss & Grief: www.oflossandgrief.co

Instagram: @mkwan.design

References to things we made in the episode:

Books:

Smoke Gets Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty

What to do when I’m gone: A mother’s wisdom to her daughter by Suzy Hopkins

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

 

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