Contributing Writers


Designing Brighter Tomorrows is a website that has articles in seven areas that promote aging in a positive and conscious manner.  This second half of life is one that has the potential of being very rich, purposeful, and filled with growth and joy.  In addition to our blog articles written by our staff and those obtained by Next Avenue, we have contributing writers, who bring their unique expertise and viewpoints.
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RachelKodanazRachel Kodanaz is an author, speaker and coach who provides encouragement to those who are suffering a loss or setback specifically in the workplace. Following the sudden loss of her husband, her experience in the management of large corporations led her to publish resources, provide training and consultation supporting grief and loss in the workplace. She is the author of Living with Loss, One Day at a Time offering daily encouragement to individuals and families who have lost a loved one or are suffering from any form of loss. The best-seller book provides 365 daily lessons and thought-provoking ideas provide hope, optimism, introspection, and self-discovery.

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Articles by Rachael:
Grief in the Workplace: When Employees View Death Differently

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