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Your Grief

Your Grief

I’ve been really busy lately, training, public speaking and working on the everlasting project of my book – it changes so often with new personal experiences, that I ‘d like to share, that I’m beginning to think it will never ever end. I guess that’s how life is for many of us, if we are […]

The Missing Peace

The Missing Peace

Former Tow Law man’s bereavement book dubbed ‘200-page cuddle’ A FATHER-OF-TWO on a mission to combat loneliness has written a bereavement book, described by one reviewer as a “200-page cuddle.” Rather than telling people how they should feel , The Missing Peace: Creating a Life After Death is a collection of emotional stories and experiences. […]

Facing the season of celebrations without your loved one

Facing the season of celebrations without your loved one

For  those who are facing their first Christmas and New Year without their loved one the prospect can feel so daunting. It’s incredibly hard when others  around are lighting their houses and busily shopping for presents, it may seem like the world around has suddenly become exclusively jolly and wrapped in excitement and anticipation. Shops […]

Read : Your Thoughts : 9 Tips from Wilhelmina Elizabeth ...

Read : Your Thoughts : 9 Tips from  Wilhelmina Elizabeth Dina John

Wilhelmina wrote to us, she wanted to share her ideas of how she believes you can manage your grief.  Here are her thoughts. We’d like to hear your ideas ,stories and responses. Please get in touch with us at Why have I written this and why now? I guess I have written […]

Read and Listen : Remembering In September

Read and Listen : Remembering In September

We were really pleased to have Siobhan O’Reilly-Calthrop visit us and share a little of  her  story with us.Siobhan is a freelance writer  and author of  the blog  ‘ Everyone Else Is Normal ‘ After reading Siobhan’s blog here please click the podcast below to hear her chatting with Alex in our studio. Remembering 21 September: […]

Listen : Tania chats to Alex about BereavementUK and its ...

Listen : Tania chats to Alex about BereavementUK and its sister charity The Bucket List Charity

Listen in to Tania and Alex as Alex shares the story of bereavement UK and it’s  new sister charity ‘The Bucket List Charity’ which is actively seeking a major sponsor. You can visit the charity or for more information contact Alex at  

Our Condolences Nice

We offer our deepest condolences to all of those whose loved ones have died as a result of the violent and traumatic incident in Nice. We also keep in mind all who were present and who  have been affected. Our thoughts are also with those who may  have been vicariously traumatised by media coverage. Take […]

Bereavement theory made easy- an overview

Sometimes theory can be wordy or so academic that it feels inaccessable to the reader. Here, I give an overview of grief theory, that can hopefully help inform both the ordinary bereaved person and caring professional or supportive friend understand what may be of use or happening. Grief is a natural response to the death or […]

Interview with Dr Linda Machin

We at BereavementUK are privileged to share with you an interview with Dr Linda Machin. Linda is a pioneer in bereavement theory in the 21st century, having devised the Adult Attitude to Grief scale and the Range of Response to Loss model, which has helped countless health care professionals understand grief better, and countless bereaved […]

festive winter challenges for bereaved and health care pr...

  Tania Brocklehurst explains how to balance work with wellbeing over the festive season winter challenges Winter time can bring mixed emotions. Often, the anticipation of longer evenings, worsening weather conditions and the arrival of Christmas starts to raise worry levels in those who are caring for someone who is dying or those who have been […]