How to Deal with Grief Guilt

This is a mahoosive topic and one that I can probably only scratch the surface of outside of my one-to-one work. Guilt in grief is more common than you might think. Even more so in the current pandemic and amongst those bereaved directly due to COVID. It’s...

16 Signs & Symptoms of Complicated Grief

This is one I wrote a while ago for Life Coach Directory, and people still find it useful so I wanted to leave it here for you too... Normal grief Grief is a normal reaction to loss and isn’t time-bound. As you navigate loss and start to make sense of...

The 7 Physical Effects of Grief

It’s easy to make the mistake of thinking that grief is purely emotional. Normal grief is a complex and multifaceted response to painful loss, bereavement or a traumatic event. Aside from the emotional response, it can also affect us in the following ways:...

Coping with Anniversaries

Anniversaries, deathversaries, special occasions and annual holidays are all examples of events that can evoke memories of a loved one who has died. Such memories are also accompanied by a range of emotions that are unique to you. Just as each bereavement...

NLP for Grief: The “Parts Integration” Technique.

There are so many stages of grief aren’t there? We can go through every emotion possible at any given moment, on any given day. The 'balloon in a glass bowl' effect.   Imagine a large glass bowl with a balloon inside it. In the beginning, the balloon takes...

How Rapid Transformational Therapy Can Help Grief

The many feelings associated with grief means dealing with loss can feel really hard. Anxiety, helplessness, anger, sadness, feeling detached from everyday life, or guilt for trying to carry on. The feelings come in waves or bursts for an unpredictable...