Mental Health and Wellbeing

Shocking facts about Covid-19 trauma people are afraid to know

Posted By SK Reid,
15/07/2021 20:50 PM
In my last post, I wrote about the impact of the pandemic from the perspective of trauma and how similar to other types of trauma the pandemic is - there are lots of parallels.   To briefly...

The Truth About Trauma

Posted By SK Reid,
13/07/2021 20:00 PM
An Unforgettable Milestone   Recently, the world passed the 4 million deaths from Covid-19 milestone. This is not a milestone anyone wants to know about. In fact, unless we are directly affected...

In Search of Happiness in the Midst of Grief

Posted By SK Reid,
21/01/2021 21:00 PM
A Message of Hope for Someone Who Grieves   Happiness can be an elusive state of being.   I don't know about you, but my experience has been that after a time, happiness can pop up in the...

Grief is my Teacher

Posted By SK Reid ,
15/07/2020 21:00 PM
Its been awhile since I’ve posted about grief.    For anyone who may not be aware, I have published 2 books exploring grief, loss, love and challenging life experiences. I have written a thi...

Warriors In Our Midst - Chiemi Rajamahendran

Posted By SK Reid & Chiemi Rajamahendran,
10/05/2020 22:00 PM
Mother's Day 2020   On Mother's Day 2020, it is pertinent to reflect on the fact that for many women, Mother's Day is a really difficult either - either because they mourn the loss of their...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted By SK Reid with Reena Devi,
26/10/2019 21:00 PM
A Moment of Truth The doctor ushers us into the room. The moment of truth has arrived. We are greeted with the surgeon’s brisk, no-non- sense manner. I involuntarily hold my breath for a moment. Here...

Something Happened on the Way to My Dreams

Posted By SK Reid ,
23/10/2019 20:00 PM
 *Profanity Warning* Please be aware that my potty-mouth is pretty rampant in this post – please do not read any further if swearing offends.   That famous quote by John Lennon, ‘Life...

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...

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...