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Grief in the media

Prince Harry on talking with others about grief

“The experience I have had is that once you start talking about it, you realise that actually you’re part of quite a big club”.

Read about and listen to Harry's interview with The Telegraph.

Prince Harry 'regrets not speaking about Princess Diana's death'

Prince Harry has spoken of his regret that he did not talk about how the death of his mother, Princess Diana, affected him until three years ago.

He urges the bereaved to 'talk about it'.

When grief strikes, food can be a gift from the gods

"I remember each bite feeling like it was steadily warming me up from the inside out, restoring me to warmth and life and providing some of the first real pleasure I’d had in what felt like eons."

Read more about grief and food from The Guardian.

Why don't people talk more about stillbirths?

Every day in the UK, nine babies are stillborn. For almost a third, no cause of death is found. "Perhaps the biggest problem surrounding the issue is the fact no-one really talks about it".

Read more on the BBC website.

How does grief cause physical pain?

"It's like something's sitting on your chest . . . It's like there's a hand holding your heart. If I'm having a bad day, it's like being unable to breathe."

Read more of this story on the BBC website.

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