Grief, death & loss

Feeling Alone Together – Using our Emotions to Evolve Us Beyond COVID-19

On the Coast #55+ - May/June 2020 Well hasn’t life and love changed over the last few months? With the COVID-19 global pandemic our world will never be the same again.  The individual and collective grief and losses are too many and too painful to inventory fully – death, [...]

2021-07-24T10:52:14+10:00July 23rd, 2021|

The life & love legacy of COVID-19

On the Coast – 55+ (July/August 2020 Issue) The experience of COVID-19 has taught us many things about family, the importance of relationships and our home habits.  Months of lockdown brought intense scrutiny and focus on the minutia of our domestic environment and skills, and for many of us, [...]

2021-07-23T11:39:16+10:00July 23rd, 2021|

Staying Calm in Uncertain Times.

On the Coast #Families  – AprilMay 2020 Staying Calm in Uncertain Times. With the bush fires all calmed by March it seemed like finally we could exhale with relief and rebuild and resume lives and then the Coronavirus pandemic arrived. As I write this now in mid-March, by the [...]

2020-04-14T15:05:37+10:00April 14th, 2020|

Aged Care Revolution – The Time to Act is Now

On the Coast +55 – Nov/Dec issue Aged Care Revolution – The Time to Act is Now With the Royal Commission into Aged Care in full swing it is hard to ignore the shocking revelations of conditions at some facilities and the stories of neglect, loneliness and despair.  It’s [...]

2020-04-14T14:57:22+10:00April 14th, 2020|

Supporting children when a loved one dies

Kidz on the Coast –Sept 2019 Supporting children when a loved one dies For more than a decade I have been working with death, grief and end-of-life and the last couple of years my practice has grown and evolved and I am now a fully operational funeral director, as [...]

2020-04-14T14:49:02+10:00April 14th, 2020|

Tempting Fate? – Don’t Leave it too Late

Seniors on the Coast – August 2019 Tempting Fate? – Don’t Leave it too Late On August 8 every year it is Dying to Know Day, a national day of awareness initiated by the Groundswell Project to encourage conversations about death and dying and to make them natural, safe [...]

2020-04-14T14:46:22+10:00April 14th, 2020|

A King Tide of Life & Love & Loss

Seniors on the Coast – Dec/Jan 2019 In my professional life as celebrant, therapist and bespoke funeral specialist my weeks are often poignant with love and loss – a juxtaposition of the deep sadness of a funeral, the joyful fizz of a wedding and perhaps the realness of a [...]

2019-04-11T17:38:43+10:00April 11th, 2019|
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