We only had one of my son’s friends at his funeral. His teenage peers had no ritual, no saying goodbye, no closure at all. I often think of the impact on them going forward and I worry about their mental health.
I hope you enjoy these little moments of peace that brought a smile to my face, when I stumbled upon them.
If we consider emotions as tools to deal with life, we need each and every one of them for a purpose. So, do not suppress it.
Locked down, and unable to escape the leaks, my thoughts turned inward. I crept into some of the darkest crevices of my mind, shocked at some of the old relics I had found in distant memories.
Katie recently shared that she ran 80km in the month of August to challenge herself.
September is National Suicide Prevention Month. I have an all too intimate knowledge and experience with suicide.
Some fluffy ducklings for you! 🤍
When I was a teenager, I had the opportunity to see Ben Howard live for the first time, I remember trying to convince a friend to come with me because “You aren’t going to remember the time you saved £25.00, you’re going to remember the time you were front row at a Ben Howard concert!”. Needless to say, we had a great time. It’s something I’ve always been mindful of. And now, after losing my mum, memories have never been so valuable to me.
Our story was a sad one, robbed of the greatest love we will ever know. It was a story of heartbreak and grief and that’s where I thought it ended.
We frequently go for walks and call each other when we are apart.Individually, we like to have a peaceful night time routine where we focus on winding down.