Month

July 2021
I spoke in one of my previous blogs about how the SEJ supported me with dealing with therecent death of my father. (https://thesej.co.uk/helping-deal-with-grief/)I’d like to expand on this as over the last week as we’ve began to deal with the FuneralDirectors, going through photos of dad for the order of service, and all the other...
This is a very interesting question, as I don’t think it has a single answer. If you ask a range ofpeople, you will get a range of answers; from having lots of money and a big house throughto spending more time with the family. In between these 2, you will probably have otheranswers such as...
I sadly lost my mother to cancer about 15 years ago, and I found this very hard to processand deal with at the time. I shut a lot of the grief off and tried to hide it away in a deep partof my mind so that I didn’t have to deal with it. Like a...
At what point in our life did we decide that we would no longer have fun?This is a question I have been pondering a lot on recently, as most people that I speak todon’t enjoy their work, and just look at as something that must be done to pay the bills.Not everyone, as there are...
In the younger years of life, you may seek to find enjoyment for yourself, taking all that life has to offer and revellingin those experiences. In later years, especially if those later years bring to you the experience of loss, maybe the lossof a loved one; you may question what brings you joy.Loss or age...
Around this time of the year, I often hear final year students saying they are confused aboutwhat to do next after graduating (which can be more accurately articulated as what theySHOULD do next). I tell them that it is a great place to be as they can investigate what theyreally want to do. They may...