Monthly Archives: June 2011

Why the "5 stages of grief/bereavement" model should be retired. Permanently. Now.

Why the ‘5 stages of grief/bereavement’ model should be retired. Permanently. Now. Since starting my blog last year this is the first time I’ve skipped two blog days in a row.  It happened because I was planning on writing this … Continue reading

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When you were the sole carer for your mum or dad before they died….and your brothers or sisters did nothing

When you were the sole carer for your mum or dad before they died….and your siblings did nothing I wrote this post last week about dealing with the death of your parent when you were their carer.  What I didn’t … Continue reading

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Father’s day when you’ve lost your dad – stop doing the one thing that will make you forget him

Father’s day when you’ve lost your dad.  The best gift you can give him and yourself – stop doing the one thing that will make you forget him. These holidays can be really tough, can’t they? The build up to … Continue reading

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Your questions: What do I do when the people around me start forgetting that my parent has died?

Your questions: What do I do when the people around me start forgetting that my mum or dad has died? Just after your mum or dad has died you tend to get quite a bit of support.  At the very least most … Continue reading

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Dealing with the death of a parent when you were their carer

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Dealing with the death of a parent when you were their carer I’ve been intending to write some blogs for people who had been carers for their parents before they died……and have been prompted to do so now as I … Continue reading

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Another tip on speaking at a funeral if you’re really, really nervous

Another tip on speaking at a funeral if you’re really, really nervous Apparently people fear public speaking even more than death (???) or at least that’s what I’ve read and been told countless times.  What about when you combine the … Continue reading

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Another tip on speaking at a funeral if you’re really, really nervous

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Another tip on speaking at a funeral if you’re really, really nervous Apparently people fear public speaking even more than death (???) or at least that’s what I’ve read and been told countless times.  What about when you combine the … Continue reading

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Why joining a bereavement support group can be the best and worst thing for you.

Why joining a bereavement support group can be the best and worst thing for you. When you’ve lost a parent or someone close to you, you may have thought of, or others may have suggested, joining a relevant support group. … Continue reading

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