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Grief podcasts

A therapist explains why podcasts about grief are an important healing tool

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Hollie Richardson
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    Gogglebox’s Kate Bottley reminds us it’s never OK to comment on someone’s weight

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    James Van Der Beek shows why it’s so important for men to talk about miscarriage

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    Stormzy shares heartfelt video message with the Grenfell Tower community

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Long Reads

10 of the most comforting podcasts to listen to if you feel lonely

Loneliness affects us all. Whether you need some company in the middle of the night or to know you're not alone in grief, find a comforting podcast here.

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Jess Denham
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Martin Lewis answers questions about coronavirus.
People

Martin Lewis recalls the real impact grief had on his childhood

He opens up on the latest Desert Island Discs episode.

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Hollie Richardson
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Black Lives Matter memorial sign at the site of where George Floyd was killed by white police officers
Opinion

Black Lives Matter protests: “I can’t bring myself to post a photo of George Floyd on Instagram”

Why one woman is struggling to mourn another black person killed by a white police officer on social media.

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Jazmin Kopotsha
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Life

Struggling to accept the idea of a ‘new normal’? This could explain why

It’s all to do with the grieving process.

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Lauren Geall
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Rachel Tompkins
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How I dealt with losing my father to suicide

I found solace in the most unlikely of places.

Lynn Shelton attends "Sword of Trust" Marc Maron & Lynn Shelton in Conversation with Sam Lipsyte at 92nd Street Y on July 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
People

Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington “heartbroken” over death of Lynn Shelton

The Little Fires Everywhere director has passed away at the age of 54, leaving the stars of her TV show in “complete shock”.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Katherine Ryan says schools should teach children about the reality of miscarriage

The comedian and actor spoke out after suffering her own “secret, silent” loss.

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Anna Brech
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Long Reads

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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Amy Swales
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NHS workers mugged.
Life

How should we feel about payouts for families of NHS staff who die of Covid-19?

The government has pledged £60,000 to families of health service workers lost to coronavirus. The public response was mixed, to say the least.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

“The coronavirus death toll is devastating – so why am I struggling to feel anything?”

Feeling numb? This could be why.

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Lauren Geall
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Laura Whitmore talks about grief over Caroline Flack
People

Laura Whitmore’s raw confession about grief teaches us a valuable lesson

“Part of me just wants to lock myself away and not talk to anyone.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kayleigh Dray
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Why Bob Geldof's comments about the “infinite” abyss of grief are so important

Nearly six years ago, Peaches Geldof died of a drug overdose. Her father, the musician Bob Geldof, has spoken of how he will be dealing with her loss forever.

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Life

Miscarriage: what to say to a friend who is going through loss

If you’re lost for words, here are two that it’s easy to start with.

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Amy Swales
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Long Reads

“Taking my dad to Dignitas was the hardest thing I’ve ever done, but I don’t regret it”

Dianne took her terminally ill dad to Dignitas to die. Now, she is campaigning for assisted dying to become legal in the UK.

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Stylist Team
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Long Reads

Dealing with grief: why it’s OK to feel sad about the death of a celebrity

Here’s what to do if you’re impacted by grief, according to a psychologist.

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Millie Milliken
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Grief
Life

Don’t ever judge someone for grieving in their own way

Laura Whitmore has been criticised for attending the Brits so shortly after Caroline Flack’s death. This grief shaming needs to stop.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Caroline Flack attends The BRIT Awards 2019 held at The O2 Arena on February 20, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
People

The conversation we need to have about Caroline Flack

Love Island’s Iain Stirling has called for people to “be kinder” in a spine-tingling tribute to his co-star.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

P.S. I Love You is getting the movie sequel of your dreams

Romcom fans, assemble! Here’s everything we know about Postscript so far…

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Kayleigh Dray
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Hollie Richardson
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Zoe Ball’s words on coping with grief are an incredibly reassuring listen

She joined Lauren Laverne on the Desert Island Discs podcast.

Life

Lizzo’s speech about Kobe Bryant perfectly sums up how many of us are feeling

“All the little problems I thought were big as the world were gone.”

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Jessica Rapana
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