Tag Archives: coping with grief

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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We Need to Care for our Parents

My parents are growing older, and I have friends who are grieving for the loss of their parents. Death is suddenly at the forefront of my mind, but not in a frightening way. It is something I must face up … 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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