Join Laura this week as she talks about long-term grieving, cumulative loss, and the transition to college and adulting with Alexander Soukakos, a graphic artist and design student. Alex lost his mother soon after his birth and generously shares with us insights about his years of experience navigating grief and loss. They also discuss the challenges of transitioning from high school to college and living on one’s own. He offers concrete advice for young adults and those who love them. Together they agree that we should never underestimate the small things that get us through a hard day and the importance of asking for help, early and often.

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About Alex

Alexander Soukakos is a Graphic Artist from Seattle, WA, currently studying at Parsons School of Design in New York, NY. Alexander got his professional start in high school while creating alternative album covers for some of his favorite records. Through posting on social media, he caught the attention of artists like Nicki Minaj, Megan Thee Stallion, and more. He specializes in design for music, creating a variety of works for today’s hot music artists ranging from album cover artwork to merchandise design.