7 Ways to Embrace Spring Whilst Grieving.

7 Ways to Embrace Spring Whilst Grieving.

Spring is an awesome time of year – signs of life are poking through the damp soil and there’s hints of colour glimmering in the occasional sunshine. I feel it’s impossible to ignore the re-birth that’s happening all around. It’s an interesting time in your grief...
Episode #2 – The One with Joe Roe.

Episode #2 – The One with Joe Roe.

In Episode 2, I talk to Joe Roe – mental wellness coach. We talk about about how losing her dad and her health, resulted in temporary chaos and mental illness. Joe shares very candidly, the reality of living with bi-polar depression and the gifts her grief journey has...
Is ‘Female Grief’ a Thing?

Is ‘Female Grief’ a Thing?

Do women grieve differently to men? The answer is ‘yes and no’. Not that I’m sitting on the fence with this one, but I believe it’s not actually a gender thing. It’s a responsiveness thing (and I’ll explain what I mean by this). No two people grieve the same and there...
Finding Acceptance in Loss.

Finding Acceptance in Loss.

“I don’t want to feel pain anymore, how do I make it go away?”. This was a client request just months after the loss of her mother. She wanted to reach a place of acceptance ASAP and no longer wanted to feel the grief emotions. I understand this because I did a...
Why Grievers Don’t Need Your Advice.

Why Grievers Don’t Need Your Advice.

Admittedly, it’s difficult to know what to say to somebody who is grieving. But offering advice is the one thing that makes me do the *eye roll*. You may well have had experienced loss yourself and feel that you “understand” other people’s grief. I’m going to put this...