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”

60 Postcards in Australia: The Relaunch

To find out more about the 60 Postcards journey so far, you can read a summary here. So, it seems to be the 9th of June in the year of 2016 and I have NO IDEA how that happened. Time has flown. My grief has remained but adapted and moved in different ways, I’ve had new work experiences andContinue reading “60 Postcards in Australia: The Relaunch”

Inspired Travels: A Post from A Reader

To find out more about the 60 Postcards journey so far, you can read a summary here. The Tribute Collective, which launches in November (initially to readers of this blog), is all about inviting people to join a unique, collaborative group – a chorus of voices – who use words and stories to remember and celebrate loved ones. Sarah’sContinue reading “Inspired Travels: A Post from A Reader”