Reflections on Love, Loss, Life

Goodnight Little Man

Posted By SK Reid & Stephanie Phillips ,
17/09/2019 20:00 PM
In honour of World Childless Week, I am re-posting this from my blogger site from several years ago. This blog post will appear at the World Childless Week website under the "Childlessness and the...

World Childless Week 2019

Posted By SK Reid & Stephanie Phillips ,
15/09/2019 18:00 PM
WHAT IS WORLD CHILDLESS WEEK? If you have kids, then its possible you haven't heard of World Childless Week (WCW). If you don't have children, then chances are this global event not only speaks to...

The Day the World Changed

Posted By SK Reid ,
11/09/2019 19:10 PM
The Day the World Changed   I remember exactly where I was on September 11, 2001. I was standing in my kitchen, on the phone with my late husband, in utter disbelief as to what I was seeing...

World Suicide Prevention Day

Posted By SK Reid ,
10/09/2019 18:00 PM
My Experience of Suicide   Today is my friend Nancy's birthday. She killed herself in 2014. We found her. It was traumatic, especially knowing we were too late. It took us and the police and...

Wearing our heart on our sleeve

Posted By Brandi Lytle & SK Reid,
09/08/2019 21:00 PM
  I met Brandi online! Meeting people online seems to be the norm in our shrinking global village, and I came across her beautiful work whilst doing research for my new book. I was delighted to...

There are no roadmaps for grief

Posted By SK Reid ,
23/07/2019 19:00 PM
      "There are no roadmaps or guidebooks for dealing with death or grief and its aftermath."                        ...

The Ripple Effect of Trauma

Posted By SK Reid & Karen Percy,
11/07/2019 21:00 PM
  Several weeks ago, I sat in on the 2019 Annual Grief Lecture: Death in the public eye or watching online, hosted by the Australian Grief and Bereavement Centre, the organisation where I...

Warriors

Posted By SK Reid,
27/06/2019 20:00 PM
The Year was 2010. We were at a party and it was one of my first forays out into the real world after a really crappy year. There was small talk and I was really struggling to find anything much to...

The Four Elements of Grief

Posted By SK Reid,
24/06/2019 19:00 PM
Following on from a theme introduced a few weeks back, I am sharing some blog posts from several years ago from my Blogger site. This post was originally published in 2015 and follows some of...

Things Don't Always Happen for a Reason

Posted By SK Reid,
23/06/2019 06:30 AM
Everything happens for a reason? Not necessarily. Not always. There is always a cause, a sequence of events, but this is not the same as some mysterious divine benevolent intervention, some ulterior ...