Allison Gilbert

How to Harness Loss to Drive Happiness, Spark Creativity

Allison Gilbert

Talk: How to Harness Loss to Drive Happiness, Spark Creativity

Allison Gilbert is one of the most thought-provoking and influential writers on grief and resilience. In this stirring Google Talk, she reveals the secret and essential factor for harnessing loss to drive happiness, spark creativity, and rebound from adversity. Gilbert is the author of several books including her groundbreaking, *Passed and Present: Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive.* O, the Oprah Magazine named her a contributor for her essay, “The Reflection Effect," about the power of nostalgia to help individuals thrive.

Allison Gilbert

Allison Gilbert has covered nearly every major news story in the last 20 years — including 9/11, when she was on the job and nearly killed by falling debris. A sought-after expert on grief, parenting, cancer prevention, BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic counseling, preventative double mastectomy, prophylactic oophorectomy, and September 11, Allison has numerous TV appearances

Passed and Present: Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive

Passed and Present is a one-of-a-kind guide for discovering creative and meaningful ways to keep the memory of loved ones alive. Inspiring and imaginative, this bona fide "how-to" manual teaches us how to remember those we miss most, no matter how long they've been gone.

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