Monthly Archives: April 2011

Where do I go to see or talk to my Mum or Dad if they don’t have a grave?

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Where do I go to see or talk to my Mum or Dad if they don’t have a grave? This blog post was inspired by a friend of mine who mentioned, as the anniversary of her mum’s death approached, that … Continue reading

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Questions I get asked: Do I get sad working with death all the time?

Questions I get asked: Do I get sad working with death all the time?  Now this isn’t a question people ask me in terms of their own help, but it is a question I get asked a lot.  A lot … Continue reading

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What if your Mum or Dad or someone you love died too young? Finding meaning in the lives of people we have lost.

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This blog has been nagging me to write it for a few weeks now.  I find that every idea or topic I get in my head recently decides it wants to be a blog, puffs itself up bigger than the … Continue reading

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How to deal with the birthday of your Mum or Dad who’ve died. Happy birthday to Ian West, my Dad.

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How to deal with the birthday of your Mum or Dad who’ve died.  Happy birthday to my Dad. It was my dad’s birthday over the weekend.  I did a ‘how to handle mother’s day when you’ve lost your mum’ post … Continue reading

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The BEST thing about social media – why I fell in love with it all over again yesterday

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The BEST thing about social media – why I fell in love with it all over again yesterday To be honest I don’t need convincing on the merits of social media.  It’s incredibly social, keeps you up-to-date with your industry, … Continue reading

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Questions I get asked: 5 tips for someone who has just lost a parent or someone they love

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Questions I get asked: 5 tips for someone who has just lost a parent or someone they love Over the weekend I was asked what my top 5 bits of advice would be for someone who has just lost a … Continue reading

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The value of strength vs vulnerability when you’ve lost a parent or someone you love

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Strength vs Vulnerability when you’ve lost a parent or someone you love If you read a statement like “being ok with being vulnerable is a strength, not a weakness” and cringe, gag, frown, huff, or some other show of contempt … Continue reading

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Dealing with mother’s day when you’ve lost your Mum

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Dealing with mother’s day when you’ve lost your Mum Yesterday I was asked why I hadn’t done a blog about mother’s day for people whose mum had passed away and found the day difficult.  The funny thing is it hadn’t even occurred to me.  … Continue reading

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Questions I get asked: why would someone who has lost a parent need help?

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Questions I get asked: why would someone who has lost a parent need help? Ok so this isn’t a question I have been asked too many times but I want to answer it here for two reasons: 1)  I was … Continue reading

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