Grieving Process

Living With Grief

Caron Kemp | Posted 24.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Caron Kemp

I've lost count of the number of times people have told me how strong I am. Considering I rarely set foot in a gym and my body bears the sagging signs of having carried three children, I'd be surprised if they meant physically so. Rather, they're talking about the resilience I've shown since losing my mum to cancer last summer.

How to Help Someone Who's Grieving

Alexandra Massey | Posted 11.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Alexandra Massey

Have you ever met up with a friend or family member who's just lost someone close to them and felt at a loss as to what to say? You're not alone. We feel awkward in this situation because we think that whatever we say isn't going to be adequate.

Eradicating the Shame of Abortion

Abigail Eaton-Masters | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Abigail Eaton-Masters

Abortion - the word is like totally loaded. It touches the hearts of women and society on a global scale. Yet too many professional women are seeking out help to deal with their shame around abortion, and for many women who have undergone abortion are in need of releasing their shame story.

What NOT to Say to Those In Grief: A Lesson From Seven-Year-Olds

Sarah Wauterlek Pierson | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Wauterlek Pierson

It was seven years ago that I lost my first husband in a tragic plane crash. At the time I was a second grade teacher and just the other day I came across the letters that my students wrote after his death.

How to Survive Bereavement at Christmas

Karin Sieger | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

At least three things we all have in common are birth, death and the difficulty in accepting death - that of others or our own. Anniversaries and major Bank Holidays can be particularly difficult. So how can we help ourselves to cope well?

Music and Its Impact on the Grieving Process

Beth Phillips | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Phillips

Dunc liked to play music loud, whatever the genre, and I often found myself becoming slightly irked by the volume, particularly if I'd had a busy day or was feeling stressed. As a result, I was surprised that I felt the need to listen to a lot of music, and at quite some volume, in the early days following Dunc's death.

A New Chapter Has Opened

Mark Oborn | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Oborn

As I sit here writing this down I can see the entire book, it's closed so I've no idea where the story goes, but I can see that this IS my life. It doesn't begin over the page, it began at the beginning of the book and I'm in it now, this is it, these obstacles ARE my life.