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The difficult side of Christmas: loneliness, grief and loss

Christmas is full of gift giving, celebrating and staying merry…

How do you do this when you’re dealing with the pain of losing someone?

We are always taught that grieving is something that takes place behind closed doors. We are not taught how to support others in grief, or how to support ourselves. So in the time of joy, happiness and festivities, sadness and loss is the last thing anyone is talking about is this. It was the last thing I was going to talk about, until a guest I had on recently suggested it.

So today, let’s talk about how to deal with the pain and loneliness of grief in a time of merriness and love – the darker side of Christmas.


About Today’s Guest: Karen O’Connor

Host of Things that make you go…MMM and founder of Speak Up Podcasting Academy