A new grief model: 5 steps to HEALING from grief

 

So what does it actually take to heal from grief?  What do you have to do to get there?

Here is my answer: A new grief model: 5 steps to HEALING from grief

Much love,

Kristie

xx

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What if you are selfish and your grief is all about you?

by Kristie West October 21, 2014
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What if you are selfish and your grief is all about YOU?   In response to my video – ‘what should you be feeling after a death…and why aren’t you?’ I received this very honest and insightful email: “What if your reaction to a death makes you doubt your own worthiness? Brings to the fore […]

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Video: What should you be feeling after a death….and why aren’t you? What’s normal in grief?

by Kristie West October 8, 2014
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What should you be feeling after a death….and why aren’t you? What’s normal in grief? Hi there, In the video below I’m talking about a really common concern people have (and probably the most common email I get ). That is….what is normal to feel after someone dies and what if you aren’t feeling that?  What […]

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Where is your resistance stopping you?

by Kristie West September 25, 2014
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Where is your resistance stopping you? Not so long ago a woman sent me an email asking for my help.  She said she had found my site and totally resonated with me and what I was saying.  But the place of grief she was coming from was around a divorce rather than a death.  She asked […]

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Robin Williams’ suicide: YES, it was a choice.

by Kristie West September 3, 2014
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Robin Williams’ suicide:   Yes, it was a choice.  Yes I know I’m a bit late to the party.  Or on to the bandwagon. My blogs are often like people in my head. And though I’ve tried to write this one about 3 times I still felt resistant to publishing it…probably because of the topic […]

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My interview with Bella Dodds on The Luminaries

by Kristie West August 26, 2014
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My interview with Bella Dodds on The Luminaries A little while ago I was interviewed by the wonderful Bella Dodds on her Luminaries radio show.  We spent an hour talking about everything grief-related, what my work is about and how it happens, what is possible for you when you have had a death in your […]

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Grief…it’s not a competition.

by Kristie West August 11, 2014
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Grief…it’s not a competition. It really is time to quit all this which-kind-of-grief-is-the-worst stuff. You probably know exactly what I mean without a further explanation. You’ve probably seen this competition in action. It’s this bizarre hierarchy of grief where certain types of death are considered the worst and, when compared to them, other types of […]

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The Antidepressant Epidemic

by Kristie West August 6, 2014
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The Antidepressant Epidemic I spoke to an old friend today. It wasn’t hard to see she wasn’t very happy. I could actually feel the pain and desperation in her. It was so familiar…because it’s how I felt for so many years. Within the 45 minutes we chatted she had made mention of her unhappiness about her […]

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Are you over-giving?

by Kristie West July 28, 2014
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Are you over-giving? I received an email last week from someone who was looking for some advice. This person had a friend who had had a death in their life and the person who had written to me had been the ‘perfect friend’, doing everything she could to support her friend, day and night, to […]

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Why I will NEVER stop telling you that you can heal completely from grief

by Kristie West July 25, 2014
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Why I will NEVER stop telling you that you can heal completely from grief A couple of weeks ago, after posting something about what it takes to heal from grief after a death on Facebook, I had something happen that is not unusual. I had someone (who openly stated they haven’t healed ) try to […]

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