The American journalist Sally Herships has long felt she carries within herself a sense of the trauma suffered by her grandmother a century ago, in Russia, and subsequently passed down through her own mother.How is it possible to explain a fear that isn't of any thing tangible or present, a fear that isn't our own, that isn't rooted in direct experience? Psychiatrists know that behaviour can condition how we feel with physically-measurable impact - for example, upon the PAG o
"I didn't realise how physical a process grief was - like being hit by a car."
One evening in the autumn of 2013, the American financial journalist and broadcaster Sally Herships received a short email from her husband telling her he was never coming home again. At first she thought it was a joke, but when she got home he and a suitcase had gone. As Sally's life unravels, she begins to keep an audio diary. It's a way both of processing what's happened to her and of creatin
One evening in 2013 the radio producer Sally Herships was on her way home from work when she received a short email from her husband saying that he was never coming home again. Initially she thought it was a joke, but when she got into her house she found he had packed a suitcase and left. About six weeks after he left she began keeping an audio diary that she made to come to terms with what had happened.. Listen here. #Relationships #Love #Loss #Trauma #Documentary