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Grief and Mother’s Day. The 3 P’s of Planning – The Grief Language Project®

GRIEF AND MOTHER’S DAY As many of us gear up to celebrate another Mother’s Day, there are also many of us who are faced with the mix of emotions that mother’s day can bring when we miss people who have died. Mother’s Day is another “event day” that can be really tricky to navigate along […]

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The Grief Language Project® conversation with Michelle Moriarty. #FromGriefToGrowth

The Grief Language Project® conversation with Michelle Moriarty.   From grief to growth; Through pain comes purpose.  According to the last Australian Census, there are more than one million widowed people living across Australia. This is the group that Michelle Moriarty found herself in after becoming a widow at 38. This podcast is a chat filled

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AgriFutures On Air podcast – 2023 WA AgriFutures Rural Womens Award Finalist: Michelle Moriarty

AgriFutures On Air Podcast. There are more than one million widows across Australia. After two extremely personal losses, Michelle Moriarty decided that there were benefits to connecting the shared experiences of grief with others. The Western-Australian based social worker went about creating a platform called ‘Grief Connect®’ to ensure no one across Australia grieves alone.

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ABC News – Widowed at 38, Michelle Moriarty knows about grief and what to say to someone who has lost a loved one

Widowed at 38, Michelle Moriarty knows about grief and what to say to someone who has lost a loved one By National Regional Reporter  Eliza Borrello ABC News At just 42, Michelle Moriarty has learnt a lot about grief. In 2018, she became a widow when her partner, 39-year-old Nathan Johnston, died suddenly. “Nathan and

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Australian Association of Social Workers podcast: Michelle Moriarty – Supporting widowed people in rural communities

Michelle Moriarty has won an award for establishing groups for widowed people in rural Australia to support each other.  But Michelle is not going to stop there, because she would like us all to be able to support young people who have been widowed.  Reflecting on her own experience, Michelle realised that the reason she didn’t receive

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Bunbury Mail – Bunbury widow creates a community of support for West Australians

A BUNBURY widow’s search for people in similar situations has resulted in a state-wide following on Facebook. Mother-of-two Michelle Moriarty is founder of the WA Young Widowed Support Group, an online group formed in 2018 for anyone in WA who has experienced the death of a partner. Now after just three years, the group has

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