The following are articles on grief and loss by our guest writers. Some were written as a grief journal or as part of activities undertaken while attending a grief support group.
Writing about your experiences is an activity often recommended by grief counsellors and support groups. The following articles by our guest writers have been written by friends of ours and readers of this site who have experienced various forms of grief or loss.
We are grateful to our guest writers for letting us share their experiences and for their honesty and their positive outlooks. They are all inspiring and we’re sure that their stories will be of great help to those who find themselves in similar situations.
The Influence of Time on Grief by Morgan Webb
Yoga for Grief by Ankita Singh
The following group of articles were given to us by Wendy, who lost her
husband to a brain tumour and then was diagnosed with breast cancer
herself. They tell her story, of how she coped with the feelings of
grief and rebuilt her life. She is now in good health and making the most of
life. A true inspiration to all of us never to give up hope.
Loss of my Father - My son, Andy, has written his thoughts about losing his father
Grieving for the Death of My Grandparents by Athena Bryant
Name in the Sand - A poem about losing his granddad by my grandson Jamie.
Overcoming the Loss of My Daughter by CS from Kenya
A Mother's Story about Miscarriage Grief by Athena Bryant
Coping with Chronic Illness – written by Sarah, who, in her forties, was diagnosed with Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis.
The Grief of Having a Disabled Child - An uplifting story about a brave girl called Rosie, written by her mother.
Grieving for my Brother - a Story of the Loss of a Sibling - by Amanda Vin Zant
Grieving for my Little Sister by 17 Year Old Sonia
you have a story to tell, that you think might help others, and that
you would like to share on our site, feel free to get in touch with us
through the Contact Page or the Bereavement Forum. We’d love to hear from you.
Have a look at our page Writing through your Grief for more information about the benefits of writing as a way of expressing your emotions.
These are some of the articles we have found over the years which are very useful. You might like to let us know if you find any that you have particularly liked.
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