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Nirasha Ramlugan

Death: The Final Edge- Stage 4 : Torment

D– Denial       E- Enrage    A-Acknowledgement & Adjustment    T–Torment H-Harmony Months have passed by and your life seems to be living. You have worked through such deep feelings and although you still dearly miss the person you lost, you seemed to be strutting forward day by day. Your heart and soul still pines for the hugs and chats. Your heart bears an void that stands empty. But luckily, for your

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Life
Nirasha Ramlugan

Death: The Final Edge- Stage 3 Acknowledgement and Adjustment

It has been a while coming back to my blog writing. I’ve been focusing on my book which is in its final editing stages so I’m really happy and excited about publishing it. I really want to finish these series of blogs on Losing a loved one, which is actually the final edge for us, from the physical relationship with them. We had two sad

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Life
Nirasha Ramlugan

Death: The Final Edge- Stage 2:  Enrage

D– Denial       E- Enrage    A-Acknowledgement & Adjustment    T-Torment      H-Harmony After experiencing the tragic loss of a loved one, weeks of denial, envelopes our whole being. We launch a brew of extreme anger in our minds. I describe this anger as ‘launch’ because it mentally feels like a rocket launching. It starts off slowly and then being to take momentum until it reaches full blast. Enraged by the feelings of

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Life
Nirasha Ramlugan

Death: The Final Edge- Stage 1: Denial

D– Denial    E- Enrage    A-Acknowledgement & Adjustment      T-Torment     H-Harmony Following on from my introduction blog on grief after the loss of someone special, the first stage of healing is actually Denial. Everything I write about is an accumulated expressions of feelings, thoughts and behaviours experience by my patients, friends or family after they underwent an emotional roller-coaster of heart ache and pain after losing a loved one.

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Life
Nirasha Ramlugan

Death: The Final Edge

It’s been an extremely difficult few years in my family because the dark, forbidden shadow was caste on loved ones, who left us behind. So I have had my fair share of grieving and bereavement. I had to use my knowledge and expertise to re-programme my mind so that I could feel happy again. Yes, I’ve learnt how to live again, with that extreme void;

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Mindset
Nirasha Ramlugan

Being Mindful

I was teaching some 9 year olds a few relaxation techniques today. It was just amazing to see how a classroom full of excited, noisy, bubbly and effervescent children, react to a calm voice. As I told them to take a deep breath in and feel their lungs and abdomen expand with air, they gently closed their eyes. The melancholy music in the background complimented the tone of

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