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Grieving Jam and Bread

By |April 13th, 2018|

If like me you’re grieving right now and you’re a member of a Facebook nostalgia groups, often from where we grew up, you know the type, they post images and memories from our childhood haunts, often a lot of laughs and often real silly stuff too.

Well, a photo of jam and bread appeared a couple […]

Grief and Loss

By |May 6th, 2017|

Grief and Loss

Its been a while since I wrote about grief and loss. As a counsellor and blogger, the issue of what to write about often comes to me whilst enjoying one of my favourite pass times, drinking coffee at a nice cafe with comfortable armchairs, you know the type right,  today I just happened […]

Child Bereavement and Loss

By |September 9th, 2014|

Child bereavement and loss

Child bereavement and loss is probably the most hurtful loss there is and most of us can’t escape it. Whether our loss was a grandparent early in our lives or a parent, later in life , when we’re an adult, or even if the loss is outside of these norms, the numbing, […]

Those we love are never forgotten

By |February 12th, 2014|

A lit up candle light for a grief moment.
I want to share my grief in the hope that I can finally get some closure and find a peace so I do. I live in Belfast and I have struggled with the loss of my son almost 25 years ago, in what was described as […]

‘Life – What’s it all about’

By |May 3rd, 2013|

Connecting – The Meaning of Life

For me life is about connecting, with other people and other living things, in my work as an online counsellor, but also in how I choose to live my life it’s all about connecting and in some cases choosing not to connect, I try to connect with everyone I can, […]

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A Bereavement Journey – ‘Getting used to it’

By |February 19th, 2013|

I have already mentioned the theoretical model that makes sense to me and that the author writes of the four tasks the individual completes or achieves before mourning can be described as ‘over’. How long this takes is up to the bereaved person, for some, perhaps, it’s never over. I am trying to share how […]