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Your regular source of fierce female chat. Hosted by Adwoa Aboah and featuring different guests, as they talk, share, listen and take control of their lives. 


Dec 14, 2018

As we continue our December theme of grief, I invite a woman who I absolutely adore onto The Gurls Talk podcast; my dear friend, @victoria_lampley.


Victoria kindly opens up about the devastating impact of her mother’s cancer diagnosis, and how becoming a mother herself shortly after she died was such an impossible transition.


We also discuss the importance of talking about grief and how to be a good friend to those who are suffering from bereavement.


To read more from Victoria’s quote on strength, read ‘On Grief & Grieving’ by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross and David Kessler.


To read the beautiful piece by Nick Cave on grief, visit:


If you’re dealing with grief then there are many charities and organisations that can offer crucial support.


Visit for one-on-one help and advice. For support around the death of a child, visit To explore Julia Samuel’s 8 Pillars of Strength, visit


The Grief Support Center in LA that Victoria mentioned in our chat is:


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