How to Deal with Grief Guilt

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 also not...
16 Signs & Symptoms of Complicated Grief

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 things, the...
The 7 Physical Effects of Grief

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: Physically...
Coping with Anniversaries

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 is...