Tag: grief

March 24, 2017 Kerry Sutton

  “Each persons grief journey is as unique as a fingerprint or snowflake.” ~ Earl Grollman. Grief can be an excruciatingly painful and lonely experience. This can be further compounded by grief myths that suggest your reactions and behaviors aren’t normal. My hope is this article will extinguish some of the shame or fear these myths…

November 27, 2016 Kerry Sutton

“Each of the four times I have received a life-altering diagnosis, I have felt like a healthy person who has been accidentally drop-kicked into a foreign country: I don’t know the language, the culture is unfamiliar, I have no idea what is expected of me, I have no map, and I desperately want to find my…

July 22, 2016 Kerry Sutton

“Self-care is not selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.” ~ Eleanor Brown When you became a carer you probably had other commitments, and maybe a job, school, university or parenting. You may have inherited the role with little or no warning or seen it coming for a while. In 2015 there were 2.8…

July 12, 2016 Kerry Sutton

“Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.” ~ Helen Keller. Life with chronic pain can be a roller-coaster of uncertainty and change that disrupts your way of living and being in the world. In fact it marks the end of life as you once knew it – even your sense…

July 10, 2016 Kerry Sutton

“Never fear shadows. They simply mean there’s a light shining somewhere nearby”. ~ Ruth E. Renkel I was really inspired sometime ago by Cloris Kylie Stock’s excellent article on coping with divorce. She will inspire you with her own story and the positive impact it had on her life.  Nearly a third of all marriages in Australia end…