Questions about Bereavement and Grief

We answer all the most common questions about bereavement, grief and mourning.  

Losing a loved one is a huge shock and trauma, and can have far reaching effects on our health and well-being.  It can be a frightening time, and many of you will have lots of questions about whether what you are feeling and experiencing is normal.  

You'll find answers to a lot of your questions in the following pages.  

Questions about Bereavement

Can bereavement cause weight gain? 

Can bereavement cause memory loss? 

Can bereavement cause depression? 

Can bereavement cause mental illness? 

Can bereavement cause PTSD? 

Can bereavement cause OCD? 

Do I need bereavement counseling? 

Should I move house after bereavement? 

What is bereavement?

Questions about Grief 

What is grief? 

What does grief mean? 

How long is the grieving process? 

How does grief affect health? 

How do I find grief support? 

Does online grief counseling work? 

If you can't find the answer to your question, you can suggest a page by writing to us through our contact form, or ask your question to other readers in our Bereavement Forum.  

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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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