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Month: July 2017

How to deal with social media after pregnancy loss: 5 ways to protect yourself from more harm ?>

How to deal with social media after pregnancy loss: 5 ways to protect yourself from more harm

Hey there, brave and courageous people. Again a bit late with my newest blog post (life interfered once more with my nicely drawn up schedule) but this one has to get out as it is a topic very close to my hear. Today, I want to write about the curious beast that is social media. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and the like. We all like them but that is as long as we have happy and maybe ‘braggy’ things to share….

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Why we need to change our grief vocabulary – part III ?>

Why we need to change our grief vocabulary – part III

Welcome to the third and last post of my mini series about grief vocabulary. Part I and II were about what needs to be part of our grief vocabulary and what kind of attitude to pick when trying to comfort the grieving (http://karinholmes.com/we-need-to-change-our-grief-vocabulary-part-i/. and http://karinholmes.com/why-we-need-to-change-our-grief-vocabulary-part-ii/). This last part is about how we can use more empowering language to help us create a safe space to grieve. I’ve noticed recently that our language is quite defensive when we try or are forced…

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