Links between grief and poor health

The other day a link to this article came on my Twitter feed, “For the brokenhearted grief can lead to death” An interesting study on the impact of grief on levels of inflammation, concluding: … grief — regardless of people’s levels of depressive symptoms — can promote inflammation, which in turn can cause negative health…

Autumn colours

(A short post with lots of pictures) It’s a lovely time of year to walk here in the UK, with the changing colours of the season and still some warm days.  I am fortunate to live at the edge of a city with countryside at my doorstep, and in half an hour I can be…

Bereaved by suicide – a supported retreat

Christians Bereaved by Suicide – a Living with Loss Retreat – 18-20 January 2019 At the Greenhouse Christian Centre, Poole, Dorset. Life can be a struggle following the loss of a loved one or friend, and it is widely acknowledged that death by suicide can be one of the most difficult bereavements to cope with. This…