62 episodes

Welcome to the gang...the one you never asked to be part of.
The Grief Gang podcast was created after I, host Amber Jeffrey, mum died unexpectedly when I was 19. Struggling with my grief and feelings, I set out to find people who just got it and to share my continuous whirlwind experience of this thing called grief.
Through sharing my own experiences, the highs and the really low lows, the funny bits, the naff bits and the really confusing bits, this show aims to show you that you are never alone in your grief and feelings. Nor should you have to suffer it alone either. You'll also hear an array of guests who honestly & candidly share their own stories of their grief with me, from all different walks of life and losses. From parent, child, sibling, partner & more, I hope there is something here for everybody!
You will most likely cry, even more likely to laugh when listening to this show, but above all I hope you find hope. Hope that there is life after loss..and a bloody good one at that.
The Grief Gang podcast has been celebrated by the BBC, Channel 5, Vogue, Women's Health UK & Australia and more. Amber's dedicated passion to her community and work of breaking down the taboo conversation of grief, has been recognised globally from media to the academic world. Delivering talks, panel discussions and workshops at the likes of Oxford & Cambridge University, Westminster & the first international grief conference in Denmark.

"Open and honest...Amber navigates the conversation around grief so truthfully. There’s always something I’m able to resonate to and I find this podcast a great comfort. Thank you!"
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The Grief Gang Amber Jeffrey

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    • 4.6 • 16 Ratings

Welcome to the gang...the one you never asked to be part of.
The Grief Gang podcast was created after I, host Amber Jeffrey, mum died unexpectedly when I was 19. Struggling with my grief and feelings, I set out to find people who just got it and to share my continuous whirlwind experience of this thing called grief.
Through sharing my own experiences, the highs and the really low lows, the funny bits, the naff bits and the really confusing bits, this show aims to show you that you are never alone in your grief and feelings. Nor should you have to suffer it alone either. You'll also hear an array of guests who honestly & candidly share their own stories of their grief with me, from all different walks of life and losses. From parent, child, sibling, partner & more, I hope there is something here for everybody!
You will most likely cry, even more likely to laugh when listening to this show, but above all I hope you find hope. Hope that there is life after loss..and a bloody good one at that.
The Grief Gang podcast has been celebrated by the BBC, Channel 5, Vogue, Women's Health UK & Australia and more. Amber's dedicated passion to her community and work of breaking down the taboo conversation of grief, has been recognised globally from media to the academic world. Delivering talks, panel discussions and workshops at the likes of Oxford & Cambridge University, Westminster & the first international grief conference in Denmark.

"Open and honest...Amber navigates the conversation around grief so truthfully. There’s always something I’m able to resonate to and I find this podcast a great comfort. Thank you!"
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    Why language around bereavement by suicide is important with Harry Corin

    Why language around bereavement by suicide is important with Harry Corin

    Welcome to episode 1, season 4 of The Grief Gang podcast.
    Harry Corin, our guest today, lost his dad Will to Suicide at the age of 12. In today’s episode, you’ll hear harry take us back to that day and what those immediate days after his dads death were like. How harry and his family were treated in their town, how their local media treated his dads death and how it was depicted, most importantly, how detrimental that was to them all and their grieving process. 
    Language around bereavement by suicide is so important. We can all learn and do better. Whether we’ve been immediately effected by suicide or not. Harry and I discuss today certain phrases or terminology that is used both culturally and professionally that needs to be reassessed. We answer and discuss some of the questions and feedback that you, TGG audience so kindly shared. Things that grind your gears and things that comfort you. Harry gives such an open and honest account about how and why this conversation and learning needs to be had. So much so, I’ve verbally signed myself up for one of his courses!
    I really, really enjoyed this interview with Harry and walked away learning so much more than I already did. And I hope you do too!  It’s important to note here, as Harry and I do, that even if there are things that we’ve said in this episode that we think aren't appropriate to say, and you yourself have said them, it’s okay. You’re not a bad person. You, we, can all learn from each other and these conversations!
    Find Harry and get involved with global mental health training and consultancy business by visiting his website: https://www.corinandco.com/
    Or pop over and say hi to him on IG! Tell him I sent you...https://www.instagram.com/harry.corin/?hl=en
    If you or someone you love is being affected by bereavement by suicide, I thoroughly implore you check out Suicide&Co: https://www.suicideandco.org/
    Big love,
    Amber x
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    • 37 min
    What's the darkest grief joke/remark you've ever made? Starring The Grief Gang community.

    What's the darkest grief joke/remark you've ever made? Starring The Grief Gang community.

    Welcome to the gang…the one you never asked to be part of! You are listening to the grief gang podcast, the show dedicated to breaking down the taboo’s of grief, one conversation at a time, with me your host, Amber Jeffrey!
    Have I got a corker for you this week grief gang. It’s short but very very sweet. And when I say sweet, I mean sweet comedic gold. 
    Back in may, I put a call out on the grief gang instagram page, another reason you should be following us over there so you don't miss out on these call outs. Anyway, back in may, I asked you what is the darkest joke or response you've ever made in relation to grief/death and my god did you DELIVER.
    I cannot tell you the sheer amount of belly laughs we were all having on ig stories when I was sharing them all. The community were just as shocked as I was at some of them. 
    Some of the entries don't hold back at ALL, it's bloody brilliant. I received well over 100 responses and had to whittle this episode down to a few favourites. Some great story ones and some even more delicious one liners that pack a punch. 
    I hope this episode brings you a little lift to your week. It’s short and you can pack it into your lunch break or on a drive to the shops. Short and snappy! We all cope with grief and death differently, and humour is a mechanism I think many of us can relate and confide to.
    So buckle in, prepare yourself and have a good old laugh…ps…sorry for my literal squeals and snorting throughout…
    Big love,
    Amber x
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    • 16 min
    The Grief Gang turns 3! The journey so far...

    The Grief Gang turns 3! The journey so far...

    Guys, today is Grief Gang's 3rd birthday. I officially own a toddler! Time goes fast when you're grieving hey…no actually, it really doesn't.
    To celebrate this milestone, because to be honest I'm totally extra and will create any excuse for a celebration or party, I wanted to dedicate this weeks episode to the journey of TGG! It’s actually a bit mad, at the time this episode will be released, I’m going to be in Denmark at the first international grief conference as a speaker! Now that is something that if you told me 3 years ago I would have said get f****d!!
    Therefore, my lovely friend Ben May, 1 half of The new normal charity who I’m sure you’ve heard me time and time again talk about on here and the instagram, kindly interviewed me. Thats right, I took to guest seat! You, the Grief Gang, audience so kindly wrote in some questions for Ben to ask me and they are VARIED. You’ll get a flavour for where this episode is going purely by the first question that is asked….SPICY let me tell you that.
    I share on this episode what it’s really been like for me over these 3 years to run and host this show and have such a wonderful community. What my hopes and dreams are for it and how its affected and helped my own grief journey. We go all round the houses.
    So Grief gang, honestly and truly, thank you for the most fulfilling and soul nurturing 3 years. You’ve mended my broken grieving heart in more ways than one and allow me to do something I love every single day. I get to share my mum with the thousands and in turn I get to know and honour your people too. It is forever the greatest gift out of something so terrible.
    So on this special day and across this weekend, because I'm extra and dragging my friends out to celebrate all things me, we’ll also be celebrating you and all your people too. Because you all make Grief Gang what it is today.
    Big love..thank you.. And happy listening,
    Amber x
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    • 41 min
    Season 4: Welcome to the gang...the one you never asked to be part of.

    Season 4: Welcome to the gang...the one you never asked to be part of.

    Welcome to season 4 of The Grief Gang podcast!
    We're fast approaching 3 years since this show was born and what a ride it's been. I look forward to spending the next couple of months together throughout this season, sharing and talking all things...grief!
    Big love,
    Amber x
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    • 2 min
    The Christmas episode 2021...starring you!

    The Christmas episode 2021...starring you!

    Welcome to season 3 Grief Gang community!
    What better to way to kickstart this season than with the annual Christmas episode, starring you!
    Thank you beyond words to all those who wrote in and shared their wonderful memories and stories of their loved ones. It has and will always be my greatest honour that you trust me with your words.
    Sending copious amounts of love and light finding this day tremendously hard. Remember, even your worst days only have 24 hours.
    Big love always,
    Amber xxx
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    Instagram - @thegriefgangpodcast
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    If you like what you hear, please leave a rating and review, it really means a lot.
    Thank you!
    Intro and outro music produced by Goodgoodgood Media.
    Editing by Ross Ramsey-Golding.
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    • 36 min
    And Just Like That...He Died?!

    And Just Like That...He Died?!

    Welcome to this week's episode of The Grief Gang podcast.
    This week I'm talking with friend, fellow sister in grief & editor-in-chief at Gal-dem, Suyin Haynes about all things "And Just Like That", the Sex and The City reboot.
    Now if you're not a fan and haven't the faintest idea why on earth there is an episode dedicated to SATC, I'll fill you in. Big (aka John) , a huge character in the series, very surprisingly just died at the end of episode 1 of the reboot series, leaving viewers like myself and Suyin SHOOK. So far, the rest of the series has us following Carrie, his wife, through her grief. It has viewers very divided as to whether they have depicted the role of a widow "right". I asked the larger Grief Gang community their thoughts & some think they've got it on the money, some think it's total BS. Regardless, I wanted to speak about it on the show and how grief is perceived on the big screen!
    I thoroughly enjoyed this conversation with Suyin and having a care free griefy chat. Thank you for joining me darling. You can find Suyin over on Instagram at @suyinsays
    Big love always,
    Amber xxx
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    Instagram - @thegriefgangpodcast
    Twitter- @thegriefgang
    Facebook- The Grief Gang
    If you like what you hear, please leave a rating and review, it really means a lot.
    Thank you!
    Intro and outro music produced by Goodgoodgood Media.
    Editing by Ross Ramsey-Golding.
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    • 59 min

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