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All posts by mark oborn

Feeling sad & happy at the same time

Is it really possible to feel sad and feel happy at the same time? When someone dies we will of course feel extremely sad at the loss as we experience […]

“I’m getting there!” – really?

Do you use the phrase “I’m getting there”? Really? Here’s another video to challenge you! If we’re getting there, how will we know when we are ‘there’? What will we […]

How to support someone that is grieving

How to support someone that is grieving

If we know someone that is grieving and want to offer them support, what can we say? You may feel that the person you know is doing really well and […]

So quickly the darkness descends

And so quickly the darkness descends. Like those parachute games the children play, flapping them up and down by little handles on the corners, sometimes you’re completely wrapped up in […]

Remembering Claire

Beautiful fading pebbles

As with so many of these posts I don’t really know where this one is going. I know there is something inside which needs saying, but I’m not sure exactly […]

Aleks

Pain – thank you for your service

It’s weird, nowadays I usually have a clear idea of what I’m going to talk about when I sit down to write, it’s been some four years since I felt the […]

Climbing the mountain of grief

Sometimes, when we begin our journey into grief and loss we see the huge mountain of this life we need to live rising up in front of us… massive, craggy, […]

One Final Act

It was a strange day on Saturday. We scattered Claire’s ashes, finally, 4 years after she died. She had an absolute love for Cornwall, particularly one specific small beach near Falmouth. I […]