Grief

She is.

She was strong. She was stubborn. She was silly. She was proud. She was tidy. She was loud. She was tearful. She was fearful. She was loving. She was warm. She was giving. She was sweet. She is.   Just because someone is gone, it doesn’t mean that everything they Read more…

Grief

Movement for my mental health

My grief journey has been massively helped by a big emphasis on movement.  Some of you know that my dad died in a gym 11 years ago. At first, this made me afraid of exercise, unsure and untrustworthy of any ‘healthy’ recommendations those around me would make. I had never Read more…

Grief

6 Cures for Compartmentalisation

We interviewed Jasmira Bhabra, about what happened after her dad  went through difficult illnesses that led to life-changing operations and outcome for him, that affected the whole family in 2011. She decided to put her life on pause after her final exams and took sole responsibility for taking care and Read more…

Not everything needs a silver lining.
Grief

No silver linings here.

Not everything needs a silver lining. It’s ok to feel sad, bitter, frustrated and angry, petty and negative when grieving. In fact, grief isn’t something you can ‘comfort’ and cheer up with a bow. With grief, there just isn’t a silver lining, and that’s ok.  When you lose someone you feel lonely Read more…

Good Grief Interview
Grief

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, Read more…