Does healing your grief mean you just have no emotion about it anymore? i.e. will you be a sociopath?

by Kristie West October 24, 2019

Does healing your grief mean you just have no emotion about it anymore? i.e. will you be a sociopath?   The concept of completely healing from grief can seem totally far-fetched. I totally get it. Even if it’s something to feel you are drawn to and that you definitely want….it can be very difficult to […]

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Check out my recent interview on death and grief

by Kristie West October 13, 2019

Check out my recent interview on death and grief This is the first interview I’ve done in quite a while, and I really enjoyed chatting with Avni about life, death, and grief. You can listen to the full episode for free here. View this post on Instagram The only inevitable thing is that we will all […]

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Death is inevitable. But lifelong grief shouldn’t be.

by Kristie West September 25, 2019

Death is inevitable. But lifelong grief shouldn’t be.   (This is an excerpt from the book I’m currently writing). There is one thing that now seems completely common sense to me when I think about people’s grief after a death. You see, death is inevitable. It will happen to us, no matter what, and it will happen to […]

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What are your triggers for ‘missing’?

by Kristie West September 19, 2019

What are your triggers for ‘missing’?   Missing is a common experience people expect to have after someone they love has died, as part of their grief.  And as part of your healing process you also need to be able to unpick and transform these feelings too. And sometimes what you experience as missing isn’t […]

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But how can there be beauty in THAT death? How could THAT person ever completely heal from their grief?

by Kristie West September 12, 2019

But how can there be beauty in THAT death? How could THAT person ever  completely heal there grief?   Often when I talk about healing from grief completely and totally, or about the beauty, meaning, and purpose that is there waiting to be found in every death, people will ask me about certain situations that seem […]

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What would it REALLY have been like if they were still here?

by Kristie West September 3, 2019

What would it REALLY have been like if they were still here?   On your grief healing journey, there are many pieces to starting to see the true picture of their death. To find the meaning and beauty in it that you can’t currently see (and through which you’ll completely heal your grief for good). […]

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Grief is not an emotion, it’s an experience.

by Kristie West August 25, 2019

Grief is not an emotion, it’s an experience.   (This is a passage from the book I’m writing. It’s from the chapter on why the heck everyone is still stuck in grief). I don’t like the way people traditionally talk about grief. The meaning is all wrong. Firstly it is spoken about as if it […]

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You need to think about death

by Kristie West August 19, 2019

You need to think about death Yes, you.  You really do. Check out my video below about why. And if you’re interested in the Death Cafes I mention you’ll find details here: A map of worldwide Death Cafes and upcoming Death Cafes. Get thee to a Death Cafe! Seriously.   Kristie xx

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Stickability and why you need it to heal completely from grief

by Kristie West August 9, 2019

Stickability and why you need it to heal completely from grief   Stickability is important no matter what you want to achieve.  If you get side-tracked and distracted, give up, change directions, decide to do something else, read/watch info but don’t ever apply it….then you won’t reach your goal, no matter what it is.  And […]

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Has death created space for YOU?

by Kristie West August 4, 2019

Has death created space for YOU?   A big part of healing is being able to see all the gifts this death has given you – all the good sides. Make no mistake – this takes work.  It’s highly unlikely that you’ve been easily able to see them. Society’s unhelpful views on death and grief […]

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