Coping with loss, grief and bereavement is an important part of living in peace. How do we deal with changes in our lives, ageing, the end of relationships, employment, our mortality, death, loss, grief and more? How can we let go in peace?
What does bereavement feel like, emotionally and physically, and how can you help yourself during that time? Bereavement happens to us all, and is not necessarily related to death (our own or someone else’s), but to situations and experiences coming to an [READ MORE]
Poetry, the written and spoken word can be an important companion during times of grief, giving us comfort, strength and a sense of belonging. As part of my podcast series “Soul Cravings” I am delighted to bring you my [READ MORE]
Loss and endings happen all the time. But parting with someone or something during a festive season or holiday can be particularly hard. Because we may feel even more alone. How can we cope with grief during such a time? Coming to an end. Good-bye to [READ MORE]
A question sent in to my ‘Dear Karin’ advice column. Dear Karin, Recently my father died. He had made our lives hell. As the eldest child, I had taken it upon myself to protect my mother and siblings from [READ MORE]
A question sent in to my ‘Dear Karin’ advice column. Dear P. I am sorry to hear about your best friend’s cancer diagnosis and that she is dying. In the interest of time, I don’t want to delay [READ MORE]
Do you, too, avoid listening to some pieces of music, because of the feelings or thoughts it may unleash in you? There is music that defines us and tells the story of our life. There is music that talks [READ MORE]
If you are affected by cancer (whether you have been diagnosed, treated, or a relative, friend), then you will know how painful it can be, when someone else dies of cancer. How can we honour the pain of the [READ MORE]