Crying. Why you should do it more often…

Photo by Karen_Nadine As adults, whenever we feel the need to cry, we tend not to cry in public or in front of our families.  We tend to wait until we are alone to start crying.  We hide our tears even when we are badly hurting. I don’t know how many times I have heard, ‘Oh I […]

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Coping with Loneliness After Death

In my culture, after a person has passed away, we have a 3 day “open house” type event where people come to pay their respects to the family. Usually there is food, tea & coffee and lots of whispering. It is not intended for people to stay a long time, but some do.   When my […]

Feeling Lost When Someone you Love Dies

After my mum first passed away, for a very long time I had this sense of being lost. The best way for me to describe it is as this; I am an 8 year-old girl that has lost her mother in the shopping centre and no matter which way I turn, I can never seem to find her. In the beginning it […]

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