Goodbye and Grief

Preview to the topic: Until this latest therapy session, I thought I was ready for bereavement therapy. These sessions have made me realise how UNREADY I am for it. To be present and showing up for bereavement therapy, takes a whole lot more than I am currently able to handle. In my most recent session […]

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Emotions and Grief

Preview to topic: Throughout our topics, we have often referred to the range of emotions we experience along our journey. It seems one of the biggest emotions that has not been dealt with is opening up to the emotion of the loss of our Dad. This feels like something extremely: Major Scary Uncomfortable Unimaginable Unknown […]

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Purpose and Grief

Preview to the topic: Sitting and thinking about life and existence. The word purpose came to our mind. Realising that having purpose is something that keeps us (my sister and I) going. Purpose gives a reason to be motivated and do the simplest thing as getting out of bed in the mornings. Without feeling there […]

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Intellectualisation and Grief

Preview to topic: Quite often my sister and I have stated the blog has become a part of our learning experience in our grief journey. We have discovered many things that we wouldn’t have been aware of had we not created this blog. We have become connected to many great people whom we wouldn’t necessarily […]

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Perspective and Willingness to see Beauty in Grief: Featuring Gina Lazzareschi

Preview to topic: This topic came about from a conversation taking place between myself and Gina Lazzareschi (@gr8teful_gal_). We were having a conversation about our grief experiences, and something that Gina said about her story, was a very interesting spin on her situation. When talking about our grief stories and how we get through dark […]

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Prolonged Grief

Preview to topic: This was not a planned topic when doing research for something else, we came across this term: Prolonged Grief. Something about this made us want to investigate further to see what this term was about and what it meant. We found a similarity that we could relate to and this is why […]

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