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You are not your illness.

You are good enough. It’s easy to get knocked down, it’s easy to feel rejected, and it’s even easier to feel alone. In times like these, do not lose faith in who you are. You have a name, a history, a personality, that is beautiful and unique, and if you can recognise that today, I…
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Good Grief Interview

Make them proud

Thomas Snelling lost his nan to cancer, and shared his advice on how to cope with death and the want to ‘turn back time’, when someone passes.  Luckily, I had never experienced the pain of losing someone until I was in my 20s. Being older helped, but there is no doubt, loosing someone is hard. My…
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Good Grief Interview

Why it’s time to get off that sofa

Every month I will be interviewing people who have gone through bereavement, stress, anxiety, survival and trauma, to share their inspirational stories with you, here on Good Grief. To begin, I have an interview that I did with the Happiness Planner. They did a series of personal stories from people from different parts of the…
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Stages of grief good grief blog

5 Steps of Grief

Sometimes a good way of dealing with grief is to break it down into steps. It helps to feel like you know where you are, and what’s to come in the initial steps of grief, in order to process what has happened. 1. Denial 2. Anger 3. Bargaining 4. Depression 5. Acceptance You may not…
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good grief lean


Here’s a delicious plate of seafood to get your attention, now he’s something different for you to dig your teeth into. I’m currently reading the book #LeanIn by @sherylsandberg and I can honestly say that the things I’ve been putting in my mind lately, have been much more influential than the things I’ve been putting into my body. Now,…
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Tips for the Holiday Blues Good Grief

Tips for the Holiday Blues

        Monday   The first day back after a #holiday is never easy. But if you are not feeling as #relaxed and refreshed as you’d hoped after your break away? Take that back-from-#holsslump and make it the start of something #better…If you came home, feeling wonderfully #motivated, yet you’ve now realise that since coming #home you haven’t changed anything. Take…
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Have the courage to dream Good Grief Blog

Have the courage to dream.

Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire🔥💛 Do you remember sitting in your bunk bed thinking of all the things you would be able to do when you were older? I don’t know about you, but when I was 5 I was absolutely certain that adults had the answer to…
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outside fitness good grief blog

O U T S I D E.

      While the temperature is a little warmer, take your #workout outside to challenge yourself and to take your fitness to the #nextlevel. Not only is it better for your mind, body and soul but nothing makes you feel better than flexing your muscles whilst taking in gallons of fresh #air. Working out outdoors constantly challenges your…
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There’s a voice that keeps on calling me

Ulysses, Ulysses – Soaring through all the galaxies. In search of Earth, flying in to the night. Ulysses, Ulysses – Fighting evil and tyranny, with all his power, and with all of his might. Ulysses – no-one else can do the things you do. Ulysses – like a bolt of thunder from the blue. Ulysses…
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