How to start writing about grief: Words of advice from the online community

I put a question out across social media recently, asking if writing about lost loved ones helps people with their grief. It’s something that has been beneficial to me, that’s for sure. A myriad of messages dropped into my inbox with many using the written form – words about their loved one, to their lovedContinue reading “How to start writing about grief: Words of advice from the online community”

Postcards For You: A Creative Outlet for Grief

Grief is isolating enough without having to self isolate. The whole world’s ability to be able to mourn properly has been taken away. Just yesterday, Cruse Bereavement Care reported a rise in calls to their helpline. People are struggling. And it’s no surprise. Desperately-needed in-person interactions, visiting your favourite place, space in general, healthy distractionsContinue reading “Postcards For You: A Creative Outlet for Grief”

Coping at Christmas: Words of advice for those who have lost

We all know that this holiday break can be overwhelming for a million different reasons. For those who are grieving – whether it is year 1, 2 or 32 of missing a loved one – it can be filled with anxiety, fear and a feeling of forced festive smiles. This is number 7 without Mum;Continue reading “Coping at Christmas: Words of advice for those who have lost”

‘Join the Journey’: Girl Guides Scatter 140 Postcards around Europe

To find out more about the 60 Postcards journey in Paris and New York, you can read a summary here. For 60 Postcards in Australia – click here.  I’m taking a step back from the Aus experience this week, as I would like to share a reader’s story. GirlGuiding leader Katriona, got in touch with me recentlyContinue reading “‘Join the Journey’: Girl Guides Scatter 140 Postcards around Europe”

The One With Sarah and SY: Postcard found in Melbourne

To find out more about the 60 Postcards journey in Paris and New York, you can read a summary here.     Ok – hands up! I left this one hanging a little while…   My first postcard location in Australia was the State Library, Melbourne (catch up from the previous blog post here). I was hopeful for a response andContinue reading “The One With Sarah and SY: Postcard found in Melbourne”