How Loss Taught Me to Manage My Anxiety and Start Living Again
Katie Hawkins-Gaar is a writer, journalist, and champion of women — and on February 4th, 2017, she also became a widow. That morning, her 32-year-old husband, Jamie, collapsed and died while running a half marathon. The couple was months away from adopting their first child. In the days and months that followed, Katie explored how to grieve, learned to share her struggles, and worked to honor her late husband as she pieced her life back together. Looking back on a year of profound growth and unexpected hope, Katie shares how she used creativity to conquer her anxiety and embrace the unknown.