Our interview with Amy Biancolli

There is so much warmth in Amy’s book, Figuring Shit Out, about the first weeks and months after her husband’s suicide. And if you live in a part of the world where there are not neighbourhood bands and neighbours don’t respond to grief with an extensive rota of hot meals then you might want to start some new traditions.   Q: You’ve done a TEDx … Continue reading Our interview with Amy Biancolli

Our interview with Mark Liebenow

If Mark’s writings don’t have you packing a rucksack or at least taking a stroll through the park then he’ll undoubtedly have you wandering around Yosemite in your imagination. Grief is a natural process and by turning to nature when his wife died, Mark shows us how it can help us soothe the pain and find balance and meaning again.   Q: You write a … Continue reading Our interview with Mark Liebenow

Our interview with Kristin Meekhof

Kristin’s A Widow’s Guide to Healing is the manual for getting through the first five years. Along with emotional support and lots of practical advice, there are quotes from dozens of different widows on how they experienced each aspect of widowhood. I love a checklist because it implies someone has properly thought through their advice. Kristin’s checklists can be downloaded from her website so you … Continue reading Our interview with Kristin Meekhof

Our interview with Elaine Mansfield

Elaine’s blog is a great place to read about spiritual dimensions of grief and the comments section is always busy with people sharing their stories. Her book, Leaning Into Love, focuses on taking grief as something through which we can learn many lessons and derive a lot of strength if we allow ourselves to see it that way and to learn from ancient wisdom.   … Continue reading Our interview with Elaine Mansfield