Successful Grief

Successful Grief

What does successful grief look like? When my mom died, the Kubler-Ross grief model was the road map for mourning. Friends and family measured every tear and angry outburst against the five-stages of grief—denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. However,...
What to Wear to a Funeral

What to Wear to a Funeral

Deciding what is appropriate funeral wear can be tricky. Traditionally, black is the colour of choice for Western culture. Yet in China, traditional mourning wear is white, while in Thailand the the colour is purple. But not everyone grieves according to tradition....
Griefcast – Dead Funny

Griefcast – Dead Funny

Talking about death doesn’t have to be grim. In fact, talking about death can be dead funny. Comedian Cariad Lloyd does it every week as part of her bereavement podcast Griefcast. Each week Cariad invites fellow funny people to talk about the death of someone they...