When you are looking to make some sense out of the emotional impact of death and grief, a book can be a good place to start. But finding one that strikes the right balance of empathy, experience and practicality can be hard. In this post we've curated six of the most thumbed books from the Angel & Dove bookshelf.
As thoughts turn at this time of year to living a healthier lifestyle, life coach Karen Whybrow recalls drowning her sorrows after her husband’s death – and the series of realisations that made her see that she needed to stop using alcohol to numb the pain.
Facing Christmas when you're grieving a loved one is always going to be hard and this year, with comforting hugs and hand-holding out of bounds, it may feel more lonely than ever. To help navigate the most difficult time of year, we asked Jo Williams from GriefChat for her advice on how to cope at Christmas.
Set up your facebook Legacy Contact to ensure that your account is managed by the person you have chosen after your death. It only takes a minute and will help your loved ones to know that your wishes have been carried out.
In addition to dealing with the emotional impact of a loved one’s death, there can often be a lot of practical work to do as well, much of which may be unfamiliar. This guest post from the National Bereavement Service explains the ways in which they can help to support you and your loved ones at a difficult time.