Bereavement

Looking after your health in the face of change

Looking after your health in the face of change

Change can feel both exciting and scary. Inevitably bringing in the new also means letting go of the old which carries a potential host of emotions such as grief, loss, sadness, fear and anxiety with it. It is easy to forget that human beings operate on many different levels and whilst the practical side of

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Reaching Out For Help

Reaching Out For Help

Lots of people still have mixed feelings about using professional support, even during times of struggle. Fears of being judged or misunderstood can get in the way of admitting to personal difficulties. Many individuals and families continue to go it alone, even during time of increased pressure and stress. More People Are Asking For Help

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loneliness

Loneliness

Loneliness is part of the human experience and can be felt on a spectrum, from a slight pang to a deep unremitting ache. Most people experience it at some point in their lives, but for some, it’s a recurring reality that strongly colours the day to day experience of their lives. Despite its common occurrence,

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Coping with the death of a child

Coping with the death of a child

The death of a child is every parent’s worst nightmare. While it’s expected that you’ll lose your parents at some point and perhaps your partner or some of your friends will pass away before you, a parent losing a child seems to go against the natural order of things. Following the death of a child,

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Widowed at a young age with kids

Widowed at a young age with kids

When we hook up with our partners the last thing we think about is dying. We are so busy planning ahead, having children and getting on with our lives. Our vows may include “til death do us part” but how often do we really think of it? So when the unthinkable happens and our partner

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Help with bereavement

Help with bereavement

Death is the one thing that that unites to us all, rich or poor, man or woman. Death is part of the life cycle, the final part, so it is surprising then in some ways how uncomfortable most of us feel discussing it. We brush it under the carpet, talk of any other topic instead

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