Posts by Stephanie Harris

Mind Noise

In the same week, I came across a post on Instagram, saying “live outside of your head” and then received an email a few days later, talking about “Wherever you are, you’re always in your head.” Regarding “Wherever you are, you’re always in your head,” it was explained as, you could be in the most…

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Grief Identity

Following on from my last blog, The Grief of Evolution, today while I was on Facebook, I noticed a video shared by two of my contacts, of Russell Brand talking about the 12 steps from his book. In this video, he shared a lot of wisdom of experience, however, what stood out for me were…

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The Grief of Evolution

In a few of my blogs, I mentioned how, for so many people I have spoken to, last year was a big year. It felt as though I would hear about people passing away, relationships ending etc. Without a doubt, it felt as though, last year, life was strongly guiding us to see the truth…

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The Grief of Achieving

Following on from last weeks blog, New Year’s Resolutions, this week I wanted to take a moment to explore the grief of achieving and how this is potentially affecting us. When I talk of the “grief of achieving”, I’m talking about how there has become a culture where we feel like we constantly need to…

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New Year’s Resolutions

A piece from Tony Robbins recently caught my eye while on social media, quoting “Research shows that 80% of people give up on their New Year’s resolution by the 2nd week of February!” Part of me wasn’t surprised when I read this, thinking about some of my own New Year’s resolutions in the past. And…

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How to Survive the Festive Season without a Loved One

The Christmas holidays can be one of the starkest reminders of the reality that our loved ones are no longer with us. Brendon’s birthday is on the 29th December, and for many years after his death, it wasn’t a time of year I looked forward to. I was trying to engage and enjoy Christmas day…

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Grief of Narcissists

Part 2: In last week’s blog, I began to share with you one type of relationship we can encounter in life (one which I didn’t include in my book, Death Expands Us under Chapter 8, Navigating Grieving Family and Friends) which can introduce grief or stress into our lives. It is definitely something I have…

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Grief of Narcissists

Part 1: In my book, Death Expands Us, Chapter 8, Navigating Grieving Family and Friends, I offer insights and strategies on how to engage with others during times of grief. As I mentioned in other recent blogs, this year has provided many of us with plenty of opportunities to learn discernment and thus to figure…

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Grief of Control

When we are young, small children and things happen in our lives considered cruel, harsh, traumatic, etc. as we are still very young and our life experiences and emotional / mental functioning is still growing, when treated a certain way as children, we need to explain that mistreatment / situation and why that occurred to…

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Grief of Overwhelm

Across my blogs and book, Death Expands Us, I often discuss the physical impact grief or trauma has on our bodies. It is something I have been forced to discover over the last few years. I have learnt a lot about it recently. The one I really want to talk about in this blog is…

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