Tag: Life After Loss

Mourning the loss of an unknown parent: Bo's story

The death of a parent for most people is a sad event. They knew the day would come, but that doesn’t make the grief and remorse any less real. It […]

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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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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. 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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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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Life Beyond Loss

Have you ever noticed that your birth certificate does not have an expiry date? Imagine if it did. Would that change the way that you live your life? Would you […]

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Five ways to commemorate your dad on Father’s Day

With Father’s Day approaching, many are busy buying the dads in their lives the perfect Father’s Day gift, or planning the celebratory BBQs they’ll throw in their honour. But for […]

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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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Back to business: Tips for returning to work when you’re still grieving

If you’ve recently lost a loved one, then your grief is likely still fresh. But at some point, you must pick up the pieces and return to work.

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Missing your mum on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a time to honour and celebrate your mother, but it can also be a hard day if your mum has passed away. It’s a reminder of the loss you feel and carry with you every day.

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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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