Disenfranchised Grief

Disenfranchised Grief

I was going to write about Disenfranchised Grief today, and then I found this blog from www.sevenponds.com in San Francisco which explains it all so well. I have linked the blog and copied it in full. Thank you so much Seven Ponds, Dr Kenneth Doka and Betsy Arant....
How are YOU today?

How are YOU today?

How are you feeling today?  Who admits to languishing? A recent article in the New York Times, by Alan Grant, referred to a state of mind called ‘languishing’. I absolutely love this term, it’s just so descriptive and feels so right.  Adam explained it as...
What a week…

What a week…

Even as therapists we continue to work on ourselves, and as someone who deals with grief as part of my work I am perhaps more aware than some people of the longer term effects of loss.  Some losses cannot ever be totally cleared or fixed, they can only be carried...
Gone, but not forgotten

Gone, but not forgotten

Friday’s news that one of the greatest stalwarts of our nation ever HRH The Duke of Edinburgh had died peacefully at home has caused a wave of grief across the nation, and the hugest outpouring of love and sympathy for Her Majesty The Queen. Losing someone after 73...
Three Ways to Lift Lockdown Fatigue

Three Ways to Lift Lockdown Fatigue

After twelve months of this new Covid world which has seen all of us challenged in so many areas of our life it’s more important than ever to find new coping skills.  Even us as a qualified and practicing therapists we are not immune to life-shocks and lockdown...
Planting powerful podcasts…

Planting powerful podcasts…

Behind the scenes Sasha and Sarah are working on bringing you a series of unique and powerful podcasts on the topic of grief and loss. We want you to be able to hear our stories, to understand how far we have come and why we do the work we do. We also want you to hear...