‘It’s not weird or morbid’: how confronting death can give us hope

Hello! This week we're speaking to comedian, actor and author Cariad Lloyd who's on a crusade to help us become better at talking about death and grief. Although it might not seem like the most cheerful of topics, Cariad believes that there's a lot of hope and optimism in thinking and talking about death. We discuss why the five stages are a load of twaddle, how there is no 'right way' to deal with your grief and what to say (and what not to say!) to someone who's grieving.

Plus: Geoff and Ed’s telepathy reaches new levels...for the first time in the pod’s history, they have the same reason to be cheerful!

Follow Cariad on Twitter (@ladycariad)

Buy a copy of Cariad's book out now You are not alone: A new way to grieve

Listen to all episodes of Griefcast including the episode with Dr Kathryn Mannix

Cariad mentioned psychotherapist Julia Samuel

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