The D Word.

The D Word.

Death wasn’t something we really talked about at home. In fact, if loss ever touched the lives of our family, we – as kids – were often shielded from the reality of death. I never even went to my grandfather’s funeral because I was offered the choice and fear had...
15 Comforting Quotes About Death.

15 Comforting Quotes About Death.

One thing’s for sure, we all have to deal with loss and we’re all going to die. As humans, we usually find this a tough thing to level with – physically, spiritually and emotionally. I don’t have all the answers but it can never hurt to seek...
Why ‘Letting it Go’ is BS.

Why ‘Letting it Go’ is BS.

If I had £1 for every time I’ve heard or even been told “let it go”, I’d be super rich. It just doesn’t sit well with me – especially when it comes to our grief journey. Why Not Let it Go? For starters, it always raises the question “how?…how the heck do you let...
Grief: The Domino Effect.

Grief: The Domino Effect.

Have you ever seen one of those entertaining videos where somebody has spent literally hours setting up a world record of dominos to then watch them topple over? Each domino has been strategically placed so that it pushes over the next one just at the perfect moment....
Pain is Inevitable. Suffering is Optional.

Pain is Inevitable. Suffering is Optional.

“Pain in life is inevitable, suffering is optional.” When I posted this on social media, I realised just how emotive a statement this can be. To me, it’s always made perfect sense and speaks to me of resilience, responsibility and personal choice during times of grief...