SOMETIMES COUNSELLING IS A BETTER OPTION

Not everyone needs counselling after suffering a loss, but everyone needs a friend. Having said that, there are times when family and friends are not the best support. The grief journey is a very tricky path. It is fraught with twists and turns and the intense sorrow can wash over a person when they least […]

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NOBODY DIES FROM CRYING

Oct 22

Tears are often interpreted as a sign of weakness. It is especially true for males who hear from a young age that “big boys don’t cry.” For women, while it is more acceptable for us to be emotional, the approval is often qualified with: “high strung, over-emotional, drama-queen, or hysterical.”It’s all bunk. Yes, there is […]

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5 TIPS TO SUPPORT A COLLEAGUE WHEN THEIR SPOUSE DIES

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The death of a spouse is a game changer in life. More often than not, people eventually have to return to work after their spouse dies. And, when they do, it is a bumpy road. Nothing will feel the same and it is challenging to stay focussed on what they are supposed to be doing. […]

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