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Can Bereavement Cause Weight Gain?

Yes, bereavement can cause weight gain. We explore the reasons why and give advice on how you can avoid it.

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Grief Counseling Online - Your Questions Answered

Is grief counseling online effective? How do I know if I need it? What do grief counselors talk about? How do I get started?

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10 Tips to Help Children with the Death of a Pet Cat

The death of a favourite pet cat might be the first time a child encounters grief. 10 tips to make it easier for your child to cope with losing their pet.

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Loss of Husband, Wife or Partner, Help Grieving the Death of your Loved One

Comfort and advice to help you after the loss of your husband or loved one from Elizabeth Postle, nurse for 45 years.

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Should I attend my ex-husband's father's funeral?

My ex-husband's father passed away and I am unsure if I should attend the funeral (I'm not able to go to visitation.) My ex-husband and I have been split

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How to Survive Grief, Come Out the Other Side and Enjoy Life Again

Six years on, author Elizabeth Postle, explains how she survived the grief of losing her husband and soulmate of 54 years.

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Sympathy Card Messages for the Loss of a Child

These are perhaps the most difficult sympathy card messages to write. The loss of a child goes against everything we expect from life.

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Sample Sympathy Letters on the Loss of a Parent

We hope that these sample sympathy letters will make it easier for you to write and express your condolences when a tragedy happens.

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Sample Sympathy Messages - Book by Elizabeth Postle

Our book contains many heartfelt messages of sympathy, phrases and quotes for flowers, cards and funeral tributes.

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How Do I Move On from Grief?

I feel like I'm stuck. How do I shake this feeling like I'm depressed? I want to crawl under a rock and not come out.

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Coping with the Loss of a Pet Cat

Help and advice for healing and coping with the loss of a pet cat. Your beloved kitty was special and we understand your grief.

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Best Funeral Cross Flowers for Ordering Online in USA and UK

We bring you the most beautiful designs of funeral cross flowers to comfort you on the loss of your loved one.

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Coping with Grief for Teenagers - Questions Answered

Questions answered on coping with grief for teenagers. How you might feel, what might happen and what to do.

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Coping with Suicide - Advice and Support from People who Understand

Help coping with suicide in the family, how to cope with suicide grief. Comfort and common sense approach.

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10 Beautiful Message Examples for Funeral Flowers

Wondering what to write on the funeral flowers - message examples here for expressing love and happy memories.

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Self-Help Hypnosis Downloads

Try a gentle hypnotherapy track to relax the mind and help you cope with your grief. We recommend Hypnosis Downloads which have been created especially for those who are grieving by qualified specialists in medical hypnotherapy.

Choose from this list of grief and loss tracks for your specific type of loss.  


Memorial Magnolia Tree

The Magnolia is one of the earth's oldest plants, with a spectacular flower which dates back 95 million years.  What a beautiful specimen to commemorate a life. 

These trees are grown by the foremost magnolia nursery in the country and they will send a variety most suited to the recipient's climate. 

The flowers in spring will bring joy to the bereaved and help to heal their heart.


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