Resources, guidance, tools + techniques to support you as you navigate the wilderness of your grief.
Have you ever felt a mismatch between your experience and the Kubler-Ross five stages of model of grief? Have you struggled to resonate with denial, anger, bargaining, depression or acceptance? There's a perfectly logical reason why - the model wasn't designed for the grief we feel at the death of a loved one. Read more on the blog in the link.
We often think that we can ignore the crushing emptiness at the thought of the holiday season without our person. Trying to squash this into the most far away corner of our minds can be just as stressful to our bodies and minds as the holiday season itself. Read my blog post for ideas to support you in carrying the elephant in the room this Christmas.
The journey of grief is sacred, and writing helps us begin to alchemise it. In the early weeks and months of my grief I carried my journal and pen everywhere - turning tears into ink, trying to make sense of it all, and asking life's big questions on the blank page. Read the blog post to learn more about how it works and why it can be a powerful tool. I created a guide and prompts to help you get started, find it at www.hannahrae.co/journal-prompts.
Here are five podcasts that I turned to for resources and support during my grief, and can highly recommend. Podcasts have helped me feel less alone - both in my grief à la “ohh they feel that too” and literally when I’m by myself and want a friendly voice to listen to. The great thing about podcasts is that they offer this without the focus needed to read a book, or energy required to be present in conversation with someone. Read my blog to learn more.