The Swimming pool of grief Suffering at the deep end By Jo Gough, Mentor at Red Tent End of Life Doula Preparation http://www.nurturedjourney.co.uk Imagine grief as a swimming pool, and yourself the swimmer, getting on with the laps of life, and moving through the waters of loss, shallow end to deep end, deep end to … Continue reading The Swimming Pool of Grief
How do you find your way? With a map? A sat nav? Following the stars? For some a map is old fashioned, restrictive, boundaried, for others it offers clarity and direction. For some a sat nav is easy, clear guidance spoken out loud. Others can't stand being told what to do. Following the stars is … Continue reading Turn left at love, straight on till morning
As the wheel of the year turns through its darkest phase the mammalian instinct within us is drawing us deeper into the sacred darkness; the nest of duvets, the log fire; the hibernation. At the same time the year is accelerating towards Christmas, drawing us into the flow of organising, shopping and socialising. The clamour … Continue reading STOP! What are you running from?