Tag: Healing

Families who chose to 'pull the plug' for the end of life: Sveti's story

In March 2022, Sveti Williams was faced with one of the most challenging decisions she’d ever had to make – to ‘pull the plug’ on her gravely ill ex-husband and […]

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Tips for Managing Mother’s Day Grief

After starting out in 1907 as a small West Virginian church service organised by Anna Jarvis to honour the life of her dead mother Anne Reeves, Mother’s Day is now […]

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You can survive this loss: there is a way through.

Over the last seven years, 10 months and 26 days I have been on a mission to give the bereaved a sense of hope. Ever since the last day of […]

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How To Cope With The Death Of A Child

Living with the nightmare Losing a child is every parent’s worst nightmare. I know, because I’ve lived it. Ten years ago, my beautiful daughter Molly died in an accident, aged […]

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Understanding Pet Loss and Grief

All of us need to love and to be loved, and loving animals is an important part of being human. As we develop bonds of love and affection, we become […]

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Coping with Insomnia When Grieving: Top Strategies to Start Sleeping Well

Feeling tired but not being able to sleep is exhausting for one day, let alone for weeks, months, or even years. When you lose a loved one, it’s common to […]

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Before You Go: Ep. 3 - Strategies For Grief

Saying goodbye is never easy, yet there are ways to help. Romy Kunitz is an Eastern Suburbs of Sydney based clinical psychologist who is experienced in counselling people in the […]

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How Mindfulness and Meditation can help you Cope with Grief and Loss

Dealing with grief and loss has a huge impact on our physical, mental and emotional wellbeing, and it can feel like our core foundations have been shaken. The loss of […]

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Before You Go: Ep. 2 - Can you incorporate humour into the grieving process?

Grief and Humour, do the two really mix? Coping with losing a loved one or someone significant in your life can be one of the most emotionally challenging and vulnerable […]

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Strategies to Cope with Grief and Loss

Research shows that the most stressful life event is the experience of death. Losing a loved one is like losing a huge chunk of oneself. The mental and often physical […]

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Going from Loss to Laughter

Humour has always been a big factor in our relationship. We would frequently question why we were still together when our friends were separating. I told Ellen that life with […]

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Why do Funerals Matter?

Funerals are rituals observed across many countries and cultures. They are a public, traditional and symbolic means of expressing our thoughts and feelings about the death of someone important to us. Funerals help us […]

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Before You Go: Ep. 1 - Life Beyond Loss

How one woman processed the death of her son In 2011, Karen openly described herself as successful, having the family, life, and career that she always wanted, with holidays, the […]

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Self-care in grief: The myth of keeping busy

If you’ve experienced a loss, someone at some point has likely told you to “keep busy”. Have you tried it? Did it work? Or was it just a distraction?

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All About Anger: The Good, The Bad and the Coping

It’s normal to feel angry after losing a loved one. From a slight feeling of irritation to extreme frustration and physical aggression, we’ve all felt anger on some level in our life, and sometimes when someone close to us dies we can feel this emotion.

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