You know that feeling when you sit down to write a card to a loved one who’s hurting, you’ve picked the *perfect* card, your pen poised over the smooth paper and, allofasudden, you just have *no idea* what to say?
This guide is for you. I’m Grace Quantock and I run Healing Boxes CIC, a bespoke ethical gift box non-profit, designing gifts of support for people with illness, pain and in life crisis. I am also the founder of Trailblazing Wellness Un(Ltd) where I write and teach how to live well with chronic and serious illness. Oh, and I’ve lived with chronic
Oh, and I’ve lived with chronic illness myself for 13 years.
When I was bed bound and house bound for long periods, cards and letters became my medium of communication with the outside world, and I can’t overstate their importance. I’ve worked with thousands of people to design healing programs and wellness gifts that are *just* right and I’m excited to share my experience today of what to say when writing a card to someone with illness/grief.