Tag Archives: coping with bereavement

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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Lessons in Life and Death

This week we celebrate the festival of Samhain, or Halloween, as it is more commonly known. Associated with witches and pagans, Samhain is the season where the veil is thin. The world of Spirit and the world of the living … Continue reading

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Crystals and Sage

There is a lot of trauma happening in the world right now, and especially within my circle of family and friends. We are currently experiencing grief, anxiety, job insecurity and the daily struggle with chronic health conditions. Well, that last … Continue reading

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Shock and Sadness

Today I want to talk about grief. Perhaps it is because I am growing older, but death seems to be coming closer. I was very fortunate to have all four of my grandparents until my mid-thirties. I now have two … Continue reading

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Remembering Manchester

It has been twelve months since the terrorist attack on Manchester, and that devastating event has never been far from my mind. While I was not directly affected in that I didn’t personally know anyone that attended the concert, I … Continue reading

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Reiki Healing and Bereavement

It has been a very challenging and emotional month. Not only did we enter 2018 with the usual societal fanfare of optimism, high hopes and big dreams, but in my family, we were coping with bereavement whilst preparing for a … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye

Today I say goodbye. Our family will say goodbye. Our beloved Grandad and Dad will be laid to rest following many years of ill health due to the aging process. His wife, my Nanna, died in 2015, and back then … Continue reading

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Gentle Holiday Cheer

It has been a week since my Grandad passed away. He had been ill for a long time and was in hospital for two weeks before he lost the fight. He lived a good, long, happy life, and is finally … Continue reading

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