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This story of how strangers helped one woman’s grief proves Christmas spirit is real

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    This powerful open letter proves there is no right way to grieve

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    “How I’ve learned to cope with grief at Christmas”

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    The sixth stage of grief has been revealed, and it will help you find meaning after loss

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“Why it’s important to talk about death with your family”

From funeral arrangements to organ donation, it’s important our family knows our views.

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Farewell poetry and readings to remember loved ones by

25 beautiful and meaningful pieces of poetry and prose to help you say goodbye

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Yentl syndrome: how this little-known gender bias could be costing women their lives

Women’s pain and suffering is still too often dismissed as ‘all in our heads’.

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The 5 most common regrets of the dying – and what we can learn from them

People on their deathbeds share these 5 common regrets.

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Robbie Williams and Ayda Field’s loss is a staunch reminder that pet bereavement is real grief

The couple ‘cried their eyes out’ over the death of their beloved dog.

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Could the ancient Bhutanese art of ‘death recollection’ be the burnout cure we all need?

Suffering from the symptoms of burnout? The art of death recollection could have surprising benefits…

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Honestly’s Clemmie Telford on the one topic she hasn't yet been able to confront

“I tapped into it a couple of times in the other episodes and it made me really prudish – I surprised myself!”

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Grief and loss: “This is what grief taught me about my inner strength”

“In the darkest moments, where you’ve gone through the worst kind of grief, you get the most information about yourself.”

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The Maytree: “What happened when I checked myself into the UK’s only suicide sanctuary”

The Maytree is a respite centre that offers help and support for those in suicidal crisis. One woman checks in for five days.

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Aretha Franklin’s most powerful and inspiring quotes

To celebrate Aretha Franklin’s undeniable role as a champion for women everywhere, we’ve decided to take a look back at her most inspiring quotes.

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7 practical ways to support a loved one who is grieving

From helping with paperwork to preparing food, these simple gestures will show how much you care.

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Stars reveal the “kindness” of Luke Perry on the set of Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood

The Quentin Tarantino movie was the last project the actor made before his tragic death.

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“Reinstating the death penalty exposes the hypocrisy of the pro-life US government”

How can a government that professes to protect the sanctity of life also support capital punishment?

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Robin Williams’ children want to teach everyone how to support someone struggling with mental illnes

Almost five years after the actor’s death, his son has spoken about the “helplessness” he felt watching his father suffer.

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This actor just perfectly explained why grief feels like a physical place

After comedian and actor Jessica Williams’ boyfriend died, the actress used Instagram to share her personal journey of loss.

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Woman, 35, writes her own obituary before dying of cancer

Bailey Jean Matheson pens moving tribute to loved ones

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Beanie Feldstein just shared a powerful message about the upside of grief

“It’s like all of a sudden a pair of glasses were strapped to my face. And I can’t take them off. Ever.”

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Scarlett Johansson’s emotional warning after being hounded by “criminal” paparazzi

“It’s a waiting game before another person gets seriously injured or killed, like Princess Diana,” said the Avengers: Endgame star.

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Sophie Perry is right: there is no one appropriate way to grieve

Luke Perry’s daughter has spoken out against ‘grief-shamers’ who tell her how she should mourn her father’s passing.

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Karl Lagerfeld’s most powerful quotes on love, life and fashion

Lagerfeld, an indisputable fashion icon and creative director at Chanel, has passed away after a period of ill health.

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