The death of any family member is a very difficult time for the family. The sense of loss and the emptiness that pervades your life is devastating. It is particularly hard to recover from the death of a child. Children are not supposed to die, we expect to see our children grow up and we leave them behind when our time comes. It was once said that when you lose a parent you lose the past, but when you lose a child then you lose the future. Continue reading
This will be the first in a series of posts that looks at depression and what you can do to help yourself. Many people today suffer from depression at some point in their lives. Sometimes it is a result of a specific life event like the passing of a loved one, sometimes it is a sense of hopelessness that seems to descend on us. Continue reading
On this day in 2004, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross died. Many of you may not be familiar with the name; however, she worked throughout her life on the subject of death and dying. Many people have been helped by this work in understanding their grief.
Many people struggle with their grief and it seems like an important part of life to be able to cope with. Continue reading