Grief and Sympathy Blog

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Sudden loss of my Father

My father died suddenly of a heart attack exactly 14 days ago. I still remember, clear as day, how he called me about an hour before his passing, telling

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10 Best Books on Grief and Bereavement for Everyone

Recommendations and reviews by experts of the best books on grief and bereavement for all different types of loss.

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Do I Need Bereavement Counseling? - Your Questions Answered

Wondering whether you need bereavement counseling? Find out here and where to get help.

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Best Ways to Gift Memorial Trees for Loved Ones

Whether you are sending memorial trees for loved ones to plant or buying a tree yourself we bring you the best choices.

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It's Okay That You Are Not Okay by Megan Devine

This book addresses grief in a very real manner....the author writes from the viewpoint of a therapist and from her experience of witnessing her fiance's

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Lost Husband to suicide

I am 40 years old and have been with my husband for 14 years. We have 2 children and had an amazing life together filled with fun, travel & adventure -

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Lost father suddenly

I lost my father completely out of the blue three months ago. He was 76, but a very youthful 76 yr old. Earlier in the year he went trekking in India by

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14 Common Grief Myths Busted by Author Elizabeth Postle

Most grief myths are perpetuated by those who haven't yet lost anyone important in their lives yet. We explore the most common of them and explain why they aren't true.

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I need advice, mum passed in 2017 and then my dad in 2019. I am really struggling. Hiding it and getting angry easily, blocking people close to me and

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An A-Z of Tips for Grief Recovery

Work your way through our A-Z of tips for recovering from grief and you will be well on your way to finding peace and a quality of life for yourself again. Grief expert Elizabeth Postle shares her 45 years of experience to help you on your grief journey.

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33 Inspirational Quotes on Grief and Loss

Gain solace from these memes of inspirational quotes on grief and loss or share with anyone you know who has lost a loved one. Good for sympathy cards or flowers too.

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Bearing the Unbearable -Joanne Cacciatore - Review by GriefandSympathy

Learn why everyone should read Joanne Cacciatore’s book, Bearing the Unbearable whether grieving or not. An invaluable addition to the grief literature.

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Grieving Mindfully - the Joanne Cacciatore Way

We share how new mindful ways of grieving can help you. Grieving mindfully has been proven to be highly effective even after years of traumatic grief.

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7 Warning Signs You Have Alzheimer Spouse Grief

Alzheimer Spouse Grief starts when the loved one is still alive - how to cope and look after yourself as well as your loved one. . .

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I Will Always Love You by Melissa Lyons

It’s a beautifully written children’s book with wonderful illustrations. Though it is a children’s book the words are very comforting for adults as well.

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Get Private and Confidential Help in the Privacy of Your Own Home

Do you feel alone and sad with no support and no idea how to move forward?  It can be tough when you are stuck in grief to find the motivation to get the most out of your precious life. 

Online counseling can help by giving you that support so you don't feel so alone. You can have someone to talk to anytime you like, a kind and understanding person who will help you to find meaning in life again, to treasure the memories of your loved one without being overwhelmed and to enjoy your activities, family and friends again.

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Heart Shaped Sterling Silver Pendant for Cremation Ashes, Engraved Forever Loved

Memorial Jewelry to Honour a Loved One

Check out our lovely range of memorial jewelry for any lost loved one.  Pendants, necklaces, rings or bracelets, we have them all in all kinds of styles.  Choose for yourself or buy as a sympathy gift. 

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Hypnosis for Grief - 10 Ways It Can Help You

Try a gentle hypnotherapy track to relax the mind. Learn how self-hypnosis can help you cope with grief at any time of the day or night.  

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