Tag Archives: coping with bereavement

How do we Inspire Our Children when we are Struggling?

Life is hard. It has been even harder during the past eighteen months as we battle through a pandemic and try to make sense of a new world. Old habits are stopped. New habits are formed. We do things differently … Continue reading

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Bereavement: A Look At How Rituals And Funerals Can Play A Role In Helping You Cope

The bond that tethers you to a loved one is something you treasure in your heart and mind through memories and feelings. After all the changes that occurred as a result of the pandemic, it was a difficult experience for … Continue reading

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A Painful End to a Traumatic Year

I joined the social network for A Chronic Voice earlier this year because I needed to find people who understand what life is like with chronic pain. Today I have written a post using the December link-up prompts, to show … Continue reading

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A Not so Blessed Yule

It is the season of Yule, a time of year when I am usually happy and excited for Christmas with my children. Unfortunately this Yule I am feeling emotional, angry and frustrated. This week we buried my uncle, who died … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for Lessons Learned

This week our American friends celebrate Thanksgiving, and I like to give thanks for my blessings as we slip into the dark season. My family is experiencing more trauma, but it was expected, and we can get through this. I … Continue reading

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Why I Need to Pay Attention to Myself

I joined the social network for A Chronic Voice earlier this year because I needed to find people who understand what life is like with chronic pain. Today I have written a post using the November link-up prompts, to show … Continue reading

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Samhain Greetings – Learn to Let Go

Samhain greetings, my witchy friends! The veil is thin, and this week we celebrate the end of the witch’s year and the start of a new one. For the past week I have been feeling very depressed and fed-up. I … Continue reading

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Mabon Blessings and the Autumn Equinox

Mabon blessings, my friends! Autumn has officially sprung here in the UK, and with it we have all sorts of unrest and changes to deal with. Politically there is the Brexit debacle – I won’t even go there. Then we … Continue reading

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Back to School, Back to Mindfulness

My children have returned to school after their summer holiday, and finally I have some free time for myself. I tried to find ways of being alone during the school holiday, but it didn’t quite happen the way I expected, … Continue reading

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Elation, Emotion and Realisation

Phew! What a long and challenging Easter holiday we have had. My youngest daughter has found the past two weeks quite difficult emotionally. We ended the school term with some very sad news about the death of one of our … Continue reading

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