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The capacity to love requires the necessity to mourn.
Healing Your Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas
This flagship title in our 100 Ideas Series offers 100 practical ideas to help you practice self-compassion. Some of the ideas teach you the principles of grief and mourning.
The remainder offer practical, action-oriented tips for embracing your grief. Each idea also suggests a carpe diem, which will help you seize the day by helping you move toward your healing today.
Healing A Friend’s Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas for Helping Someone You Love Through Loss
When a friend suffers the loss of someone loved, you may not always know what to say. But you can do many helpful, loving things. Compassionate and eminently practical, Healing A Friend’s Grieving Heart offers 100 practical ideas for friends, family members and caregivers who want to help.
This compassionate, friendly workbook affirms the importance of the personalized funeral ritual and helps families create a ceremony that will be both healing and meaningful for years to come. Designed to complement the role of the clergy, celebrant and funeral director in the funeral planning process, A Guide for Families walks readers through the many decisions they will make at the time of a death.
When loss enters your life, you are faced with many choices. The questions you ask and the choices you make will determine whether you become among the “living dead” or go on to live until you die. If you are going to integrate grief into your life, it helps to recognize what questions to ask yourself on the journey.
This book provides the answers that will help you clarify your experiences and encourage you to make choices that honor the transformational nature of grief and loss.
The unthinkable has happened: your child has died. How do you go on? What can you do with your pain? Where do you turn?
Common challenges, such as dealing with marital stress, helping surviving siblings, dealing with hurtful advice from others and exploring feelings of guilt, are also addressed.
When your spouse dies, your loss is profound. Not only have you lost the companionship of someone you deeply loved, you have lost the person who shared your history, your helpmate, your lover, perhaps your financial provider.
After job loss, it is normal and natural to struggle with challenging thoughts and feelings. Anger, anxiety, and depression are common. Self-esteem often suffers, and feelings of hopelessness and despair can take over. This book helps you understand your reaction to job loss and teaches you to explore your thoughts and feelings in ways that lead to healing.
Topics covered include effective ways to channel grief during the workday, supporting coworkers who mourn, participating in group memorials, negotiating appropriate bereavement leave, and many others.
Ideas for both the mourner and the mourner’s coworkers are included. Purchased in bulk, this book makes an excellent resource for employee in-services as well as general distribution at a time of need.
When people get older, they die. We understand this, yet when a parent who has lived to middle or old age dies, the death often still comes as a shock. And the grief can be surprisingly deep and painful.