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?
How can we turn grief anniversaries into a source of personal focus and strength? We all have grief anniversaries, and the older we get the more we accumulate. Grief anniversaries are those dates in the calendar of our life, [READ MORE]
Not everyone who has the chance will want to talk about dying, or say good-bye when it is their own impending death. This is not easy either for those who want to say good-bye. Here is what happened to [READ MORE]
When you miss a funeral,you need to find another way to get closure. Here is what happened to me. I had found myself standing at 6am somewhere in Outer London, all psyched up for a funeral. Ready to make [READ MORE]
Within hours of hearing that his long-term friend was dying, the late Leonard Cohen sent Marianne Ihlen a letter. What when people die before we can explain, ask why or say goodbye? Talking about dying Talking about death and dying is [READ MORE]
There is music that defines us and tells the story of our life. There is music that talks of our past and present. And there is music that talks of what we fear may be happening right now and [READ MORE]
The death of people we do not know personally can still affect us in many ways. It can touch our mortality. The death of the BBC’s Komla Dumor, aged 41, in January 2014 affected me in many ways. And [READ MORE]