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Living with the death of a child

‘Life changes fast. Life changes in the instant. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends.’ (Joan Didion)   The time after a death is often called the mourning period, and people are said to be in mourning or to be grieving or bereaved. Regardless of […]

Are you an emotional eater?

Do you worry about how much you eat? Do you believe you are overweight? Do you feel bad about yourself and your body? Do you eat when you are sad, happy, stressed, lonely or angry? Do you believe that if you could get your eating under control everything would be […]

Supporting a friend through grief

Have you ever regretted not being more helpful and supportive to a friend who is grieving? If your answer is Yes to this question you are not alone. Bearing witness to a friend’s grief can leave a person anxious, tongue tied, upset and uncomfortable. It is common following a death […]