Childswickham, here we come

(Personal news and retreat updates) May seems to have flown by – but there’s quite a bit more to fit in yet . I’ve been running a course for a group of ladies at a local church, one morning a week. It has been a combination of a “Living with Loss” supportive event and a…

The creativity of grief

Grief has two main strands: Living with grief which means being kind to yourself, and remembering with love our lost ones. Creativity is a feature of both strands. What do you create?

Can grief make you sick? (research and commentary)

One doctor wrote an article: “How Grief can make you sick”  Delving further into the subject, I found that the Oxford Handbook of Stress, Health and Coping cites research indicating the impact that bereavement can have on our physical health. The odds of a new or worsened illness was estimated at 1.4 times the risk…