Bereavement

Lizzie Smith Hypnotherapy - the repair shop and hypnotherapy

The Repair Shop and Hypnotherapy

The BBC television show The Repair Shop has become a huge success since it was first aired in 2017. We started to watch it regularly ...
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Sibling Grief: It’s All Relative

I am writing this blog as a dear friend of mine has recently suffered the bereavement of a sibling and it has certainly made me ...
family feuds

Family Feuds: A type of bereavement?

Family are the friends that we can’t choose. There may be personality differences, strong opinions and sibling rivalries to consider. One of the questions I ...
Lizzie Smith Hypnotherapy - hypnotherapy for loss

Hypnotherapy For Loss

I was chatting with one of my clients yesterday, who has been struggling with loss, and she told me that she felt she had “turned ...
LSH blog - grief for someone you didn't know

Grief For A Famous Person

I am often struck by how we can feel deeply sad when someone famous, a celebrity, whom we don’t know personally, dies. This is because, ...
LSH blog - friends

Friends beyond the mask

What makes a good friend? Do you feel you have good friends? Are you a good friend to others? Do you have enough good friends ...
LSH blog - death of a parent

When your parent dies

The death of a parent My mother’s death ten years ago turned my world upside down.  Nothing could have prepared me for it and everything ...
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What is anticipatory grief?

Anticipatory grief is the grief that happens before someone dies.  Most people are familiar with grief after a death, but with a terminal diagnosis, both ...

The Power Of Human Connection

Human beings are one of the most social species.  Human connection is essential for our health and well-being. With the busy pace of our ‘social ...
LSH blog - coping with bereavement

Breathe Life Into Death

With the arrival of COVID-19, we are all thinking a great deal more about life and death.  We are bombarded on a daily basis with ...

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