Author Amanda Seyderhelm discusses therapeutic storytelling, which uses metaphor to help bring about healing change in traumatic circumstances such as loss and bereavement, helping children to process their traumatic emotions and feelings through characters in a story.
Everyone has a unique experience when someone close to them has died, and each person finds their own way through their feelings. As well as sadness and pain, there are also feelings of guilt, anger, resentment and confusion, and often a reassessment of the past or uncertainty about the future.
In this post, volunteer Emily shares how volunteering has helped her to transform her life.
"When I first started volunteering with Sue Ryder last year I had no idea that it would mean so much to me as it does today", says shop volunteer Emily Maybanks.