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...
The Secret to Healthy Crying.

The Secret to Healthy Crying.

As somebody who’s done my fair share of crying over the years – crocodile tears and all – I feel that crying is a healthy release. I’ve also had a number of clients cry during coaching sessions and there’s one thing I never do – offer them a tissue (unless they ask...
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...