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

How do I let people get close to me after a death in my life?

by Kristie West September 16, 2017

  This is a very interesting question I’ve received from someone who had many deaths in their life and now struggles to really let anybody in. “I feel that I am dealing with the grief fairly well, but I notice that it’s very hard, if not near to impossible, to let anyone new close to […]

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How do I deal with their garden/business/interest that I have now “inherited”?

by Kristie West September 7, 2017

A couple of weeks ago I emailed my community asking for questions they have around grief that they’d like me to answer.  I received some amazing, relevant and very open questions and I’m slowly making my way through them. Today’s question will be very relevant to a lot of people. Perhaps to you too. It’s around how […]

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Do I tell people about the blessings around this death?

by Kristie West August 30, 2017
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Do I tell people about the blessings around this death? Hi there, Today’s question I’m answering is: “..one thing I question is how do I communicate to people around me the blessings I feel I have received because of the deaths.  I have met people (through these deaths) they have changed the way I look at […]

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What can I do when no-one wants to talk about the person who died?

by Kristie West August 26, 2017
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What can I do when no-one wants to talk about the person who died?   Hi there, I had another great question come my way. The email read “My question is about how to grieve. Because I feel silenced by friends and family. NO one wants to talk about it. No one wants to hear […]

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I feel relieved that they died. What’s wrong with me?

by Kristie West August 20, 2017
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Hi there, I’ve made this video is response to a question about feeling relieved after someone has died and whether this is ok. I hope you find it helpful.   Much love, Kristie xx

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Don’t wish away 2016

by Kristie West December 28, 2016

Don’t wish away 2016   As the year comes to a close I’m hearing so many people wishing away 2016. ‘Let it be over already’. ‘I can’t wait to see the back of this year’. ‘Worst year ever.  Good riddance’. This can be to do with personal challenges (yup a death in your life can be […]

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Do you need to heal your grief to go on and achieve your goals and dreams?

by Kristie West June 28, 2016
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Do you need to heal your grief to go on and achieve your goals and dreams?   Do you believe that you need to heal your grief before you can go on and achieve your goals and dreams? Do you believe your grief has been blocking you reaching a certain goal? Do you believe your grief […]

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Why I ‘dis’ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross (and why I will continue to do so).

by Kristie West June 14, 2016
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Why I ‘dis’ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross (and why I will continue to do so).   I haven’t written in a while. I could blame being sick recently, and being overwhelmed as a mummy.  And while these are very valid excuses…they are not the real reason. After all, I’ve still had plenty of time for Facebook and […]

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Show up

by Kristie West May 17, 2016
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Show up   Today I wrote ‘show up’ on the mirror in my bedroom. It’s where I write the meaningful things.  The things I want to remember.  The things I’m trying to learn. This is one of the latter. By ‘show up’ I mean be present. Wherever you  are, whatever you’re doing…be all there. Not 20% […]

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Loneliness in grief

by Kristie West April 30, 2016
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Loneliness in grief     People say grief is lonely. It certainly can be. If you isolate yourself, or focus on the people who aren’t ‘there for you’ instead of those who are, then you might feel lonely. If you expect others to understand exactly how you feel or to feel exactly the same…which they […]

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