Why don’t we openly discuss grief if ultimately everyone will experience it?Spoken Grief is here to unapologetically talk about grief. Your host, Shuma Rouf lost her mum in 2015. She is here to share her experience and stories from people of all walks of life. This is a safe space for everyone to feel a little less alone in their grieving journey, but it’s here to raise awareness too. So whether you’re grieving or not, join in on the conversation. Instagram (@SpokenGrief) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Motherless Daughter: Atika Malik
This conversation is with Atika (@myavaaz), a friend of mine, who lost her mum within 17 days of being diagnosed to cancer.
She talks fondly about her mum, precious memories and what it’s been like as a grieving daughter and a mother of two as well.
Grief Coach - Nesreen
In this episode I am joined by the wonderful Nesreen Ahmed (@harbourlightcoaching).
She shares her grief experience with us as well as her expertise as a Grief Coach. We discuss an array of topics - from guilt to expectations and answer questions asked by the Spoken Grief Community too!
For more information about Nesreen and the services she offers please visits: www.harborlightcoaching.com
Can Love Exist After Loss?
After losing mum, I lost myself as a person. I couldn’t think about my future and I certainly didn’t think happiness could exist again. I learnt to let my guards down and trust the path that was chosen for me.
In this episode I talk to my partner in crime, Arif about our story with all the griefy bits. How did I navigate myself when finding a partner? Has he been able to support me? What are his tips for anyone else out there supporting a bereaved person? Tune in to find out!
The Last Time
How often do you think about the last time you shared a specific moment with your loved one?
Maybe it was an occasion or something very trivial. These lasts are something I find myself thinking about all the time, but do we feel comfortable to talk about these precious moments with openly? I’m giving it a go in this episode, be sure to tune in!
The Other Parent
In this episode I am joined by a very special guest... Mohammed Abdul aka my dad! This is the first time in 5 years that we are openly having a conversation about mum (I blame our culture and its norms!)
Tune in as he answers questions about his life partner of 38 years and how life’s been without her...
My Void A.K.A Her...
Have you felt empty on your grief journey?
In this episode I discuss emptiness, what my void has become and my pursuit to happiness.
Join me as I find my feet after a rough few weeks!
Thank you for sharing
I just heard the two podcasts. You are right when you said that you feel somewhat less alone when you hear someone else’s story. Having lost my mother to a battle with Breast Cancer (nearly a year) I can totally relate to the roller coaster, the anxiety, the goodbye and many more themes that are a part of grief. We are still healing. I wish you all the best and thank you once again for sharing.