Tag Archives: bereavement

Tag Archives: bereavement

6 Tips To Help You Cope With Miscarriage

   Having a miscarriage is devasting. You have lost a baby and where ever it was in its development when you miscarried, you will need to allow yourself to grieve for that life and work out how to move forward without that baby. In this article I am going to share 6 tips to help you do this. 1. Remember you can conceive. You will hear this a lot and it will do little to console you. However, it is important to find a way to hold on to […]...

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Prince Harry & Mental Health

Prince Harry Discloses Seeking Help with Mental Health Prince Harry has revealed that he pursued counselling after he “shut down all his emotions” for nearly two decades as a result of struggling to cope with grief of his mother’s death.  In his interview with The Telegraph Prince Harry shared, “my way of dealing with it was sticking my head in the sand, refusing to ever think about my mum, because why would that help?” Avoiding or blocking out negative emotions is a very common way of dealing with distress.  In […]...

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The Right To Die And Why We Struggle With It

The Right to Die And Why We Struggle With It – Part 1 Giving ourselves and others the (legal) right to die is a decision that many of us wrestle with.  It provokes a range of strong and often overwhelming emotions which makes thoughtful consideration of the topic at times practically impossible.  Understanding why a decision is challenging can make it less so.  There are a number of key factors that contribute to the difficulties we experience when we consider whether individuals should be able to choose when they die. […]...

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Coping With a Miscarriage & Depression – Behind The Mask

 I am not starting from the beginning of my story, in fact I am starting with the most recent of years. I will go back to the start in a future blog post. After 5 years of being convinced that I would never have a second child after the mental problems I faced following the birth of my daughter, my husband and I finally made the big decision to try for another baby. After a short period of trying we found out that I was indeed expecting our second […]...

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