Grief, trauma, PTSD

Honoring Bereaved Mothers: A Tribute to Unwavering Love and Enduring Strength

Posted By SK Reid,
07/05/2023 23:00 PM
  Introduction The heartbreak of losing a child is an experience that transcends words. It's a journey marked by indescribable pain, moments of overwhelming despair, and an enduring emptiness tha...

Trauma and the Culture of Toxic Positivity

Posted By SK Reid,
01/04/2021 20:00 PM
The Truth About Trauma Something has been niggling away and I wanted to broach it ever-so-carefully here with you. As many of you know, my two first books deal with challenging subject matter. I...

Reflections on the Trauma of Suicide

Posted By SK Reid,
18/01/2021 19:00 PM
Why Is Talking About Suicide A Difficult Conversation? If you are a suicide survivor, I know you will understand this article. The words in the post below (see down the page) were written in...

Warriors In Our Midst - Rhonda Britten

Posted By SK Reid & Rhonda Britten,
24/05/2020 12:00 PM
“We can use our stories to either keep us down or lift us up.” Rhonda Britten –Emmy Award-winner, Repeat Oprah guest, and Master Coach –has changed lives in over 600 episodes of reality television,...

The October Series - Show Me How To Live

Posted By SK Reid ,
27/10/2019 10:00 AM
I hate October. Every year. It never gets easier. This post is one from a few years ago and I'm re-posting in honour of my Dad, my cousin, our babies and my breast cancer Warrior...

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month 2019

Posted By SK Reid with Keren Ludski,
14/10/2019 23:00 PM
October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month   1 in 4 pregnancies end in miscarriage every year, and an estimated 3000 babies die in Australia every year to stillbirth, and sudden and une...

The October Series - Lullaby

Posted By SK Reid,
10/10/2019 21:00 PM
The October Series October is a tough month for me - International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the month my beloved cousin took her life, and the...

Goodnight Little Man

Posted By SK Reid ,
17/09/2019 20:00 PM
Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Week In honour of Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Week, I am reposting my blog post (on blogger) I wrote 3 years ago after losing Joshua.  I Opened...

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...