Grief and Sympathy Blog

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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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Grief for my Nana

My name is Sophie and I'm 23. I am grieving the loss of my nana even after about two years, and I'm trying to deal with my anxiety after the loss and feelings

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Grieving an estranged adult child

Does anyone else have experience of grieving intensely for the loss of estrangement from a child who has turned against them? I have been plunged into

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Famous Funeral Poems

We have put together a collection of the most famous funeral poems. Some have been read at the funerals of well-known people. Some have become popular over the years

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Funeral Poems for a Soldier

A hand-picked selection of funeral poems for a soldier, including one brand new specially commissioned poem for our website.

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7 Beautiful Grandmother Funeral Poems for Remembrance

We have chosen the most touching funeral poems for a grandmother for you to read at a funeral or memorial service. Includes two brand new poems written just for our site.

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Funeral Poem - Remember Me

Remember Me is the title of several funeral poems, so we have gathered three of the best known here so we hope you find one you like.

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The 'Funeral Blues' Poem and Songs

We have shared the famous 'funeral blues poem' by W H Auden and also some videos of the poem being read and songs where the poem has been set to music.

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Funeral Poems for a Sister

We have shared some moving and beautiful funeral poems for a sister. Honour your dear sister at your farewell ceremony with one of our hand-picked selection.

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Coping with Losing a Parent as an Adult

Losing a parent can be like losing a part of yourself. Learn how to cope. Also links to Helping Children Cope with Death of Parents.

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Loss of Husband/Wife/Spouse - Help Grieving the Death of a 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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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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How to Deal with Grief - Tips for Coping with the Loss of a Loved One

How to deal with grief and loss in positive ways. Practical tips and advice for moving on through your grief journey.

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Male Depression and Suicide, How to Cope

Learn how to cope with male depression and suicide from an expert from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

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Best Grief Books for Teens

Check out our recommendations for grief books for teens, some with contributions by teenagers themselves. Get help and comfort from the best.

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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.

  • Simply fill out the online questionnaire and you will be assigned the expert grief counselor most suitable for you.  It only takes a few minutes and you don't even have to use your name.  
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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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