Articles Posted in the " grief " Category

  • Words

    What do you say to a parent who is grieving the loss of her child? What to say when faced with the living evidence of the nightmare no parent wants to face. Here are some words that help.



  • What Colour is Your Lifeboat?

    Everyone needs a lifeboat at some time in their lives. We need one when life overwhelms us with grief, sorrow, or tragedy. We need one in ordinary times when we are lost and are struggling to find our way again.



  • Will You Prevail?

    I have mentioned already that I’ve been taking a Positive Psychology course  at Udemy.com (which I highly recommend). On re-listening today I picked up something I missed on the first listen. The instructor is talking about the..




  • Have You Ever Lost Hope?

    “The lowest ebb is the turn of the tide.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Very few of us make it from the delivery room of our birth to the cemetery where we finally rest without having lost hope..


  • How Do You Manage Grief?

    When Alex died I intuitively knew I had to go through this grieving process organically, in my own way. I didn’t want to read books about the phases of grief or talk to other mothers who had..