It s OK That You re Not OK

It s OK That You re Not OK
Author: Megan Devine
Publsiher: Sounds True
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2017-10-01
ISBN: 1622039084
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

It s OK That You re Not OK Book Excerpt:

Challenging conventional wisdom on grief, a pioneering therapist offers a new resource for those experiencing loss When a painful loss or life-shattering event upends your world, here is the first thing to know: there is nothing wrong with grief. “Grief is simply love in its most wild and painful form,” says Megan Devine. “It is a natural and sane response to loss.” So, why does our culture treat grief like a disease to be cured as quickly as possible? In It’s OK That You’re Not OK, Megan Devine offers a profound new approach to both the experience of grief and the way we try to help others who have endured tragedy. Having experienced grief from both sides—as both a therapist and as a woman who witnessed the accidental drowning of her beloved partner—Megan writes with deep insight about the unspoken truths of loss, love, and healing. She debunks the culturally prescribed goal of returning to a normal, “happy” life, replacing it with a far healthier middle path, one that invites us to build a life alongside grief rather than seeking to overcome it. In this compelling and heartful book, you’ll learn: • Why well-meaning advice, therapy, and spiritual wisdom so often end up making it harder for people in grief • How challenging the myths of grief—doing away with stages, timetables, and unrealistic ideals about how grief should unfold—allows us to accept grief as a mystery to be honored instead of a problem to solve • Practical guidance for managing stress, improving sleep, and decreasing anxiety without trying to “fix” your pain • How to help the people you love—with essays to teach us the best skills, checklists, and suggestions for supporting and comforting others through the grieving process Many people who have suffered a loss feel judged, dismissed, and misunderstood by a culture that wants to “solve” grief. Megan writes, “Grief no more needs a solution than love needs a solution.” Through stories, research, life tips, and creative and mindfulness-based practices, she offers a unique guide through an experience we all must face—in our personal lives, in the lives of those we love, and in the wider world. It’s OK That You’re Not OK is a book for grieving people, those who love them, and all those seeking to love themselves—and each other—better.

Permission to Grieve

Permission to Grieve
Author: Shelby Forsythia
Publsiher: Shelby Forsythia, LLC
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2019-09-04
ISBN: 1733447733
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Permission to Grieve Book Excerpt:

The voice behind the popular grief podcast Coming Back: Conversations on Life After Loss puts pen to paper in her first book to create a powerful permission slip for anyone facing the devastating heartbreak that comes with death, divorce, diagnosis, and so much more. When loss steamrolls through, there’s a lot of hidden and not-so-hidden “rules” about the way you’re “supposed” to grieve: “You should be over it after a year.” “Put on a brave face.” “Keep your grief at home.” Permission to Grieve calls out society’s garbage rules for what they really are: toxic and repressive narratives that insist we abandon our true selves in the face of grief. Shelby asks instead: - What if we allowed grief the freedom to influence our emotions? - What if we allowed grief the power to alter our identities at home, school, and work? - What if we allowed grief to show up in the physical world through art, memorial, and ritual? - What if we gave ourselves… Permission to Grieve? Drawing on her experience as a grieving person and two years’ worth of interviews with grief experts like Megan Devine, Kerry Egan, and Caleb Wilde, Shelby Forsythia makes the case for radical, self-honoring permission—free from personal judgement and society’s restrictive timelines and rules. Permission to Grieve guides you to call your grief out of hiding and invites you to give it permission through thoughtful writing prompts, easy-to-follow exercises, and clever visual illustrations. In this book you’ll learn: - How society encourages us to practice life-rejection and self-abandonment instead of expressing our grief - The three big permissions that unlock the emotions, identities, and actions our grief wants to express—featuring insights from -podcast guests and Shelby Forsythia’s personal grief community - Tips and tricks for practicing permission to grieve in the real world—including how to ask for permission to grieve from friends, family, and coworkers and tools for helping others tap into their own permission to grieve Permission to Grieve is not a hall pass from a higher authority; it’s a personal practice that is strengthened with self-awareness, attention, and love. You don’t have to wait to receive permission to grieve; you already have it. Permission to Grieve is a book for people who are tired of covering up and pushing down their pain. It’s a book for people who know that there’s a better, more compassionate way to approach the worst thing that has ever happened to them. It’s a book for people who believe that grief is not an enemy to be vanquished as quickly as possible, but an opportunity to connect more deeply with their human selves. Because even in the midst of loss, Shelby writes, we can create grace, space, and room to breathe.

Getting Grief Right

Getting Grief Right
Author: Patrick O’Malley,Tim Madigan
Publsiher: Sounds True
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2017-07-01
ISBN: 1622038207
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Getting Grief Right Book Excerpt:

When the New York Times ran Patrick O’Malley’s story about the loss of his infant son—and how his inability to “move on” challenged everything he was taught as a psychotherapist—it inspired an unprecedented flood of gratitude from readers. What he shared was a truth that many have felt but rarely acknowledged by the professionals they turn to: that our grief is not a mental illness to be cured, but part of the abiding connection with the one we’ve lost. Illuminated by O’Malley’s own story and those of many clients that he’s supported, readers learn how the familiar “stages of grief” too often mislabel our sorrow as a disorder, press us to “get over it,” and amplify our suffering with shame and guilt when we do not achieve “closure” in due course. “Sadness, regret, confusion, yearning—all the experiences of grief—are a part of the narrative of love,” reflects O’Malley. Here, with uncommon sensitivity and support, he invites us to explore grief not as a process of recovery, but as the ongoing narrative of our relationship with the one we’ve lost—to be fully felt, told, and woven into our lives. For those in bereavement and anyone supporting those who are, Getting Grief Right offers an uncommonly empathetic guide to opening to our sorrow as the full expression of our love.

Tell Me The Truth About Loss

Tell Me The Truth About Loss
Author: Niamh Fitzpatrick
Publsiher: Gill & Macmillan Ltd
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2020-09-25
ISBN: 0717183858
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tell Me The Truth About Loss Book Excerpt:

In March 2017, Niamh Fitzpatrick’s life fell apart overnight. Her beloved sister Dara was killed in a helicopter crash. Soon afterwards, Niamh’s marriage disintegrated, and she feared she would lose her house. Life as she knew it had ended and the loss she suffered was staggering. A psychologist for many years, Niamh’s job was to guide clients through the worst times in their lives. Drawing on everything she learned, first to survive and then, in time, to begin to thrive, Tell Me the Truth about Loss is a psychologist’s journey through loss, grief and the worst of times, while finding hope along the way. A beautiful book for when life isn’t what you expect it to be.

The AfterGrief

The AfterGrief
Author: Hope Edelman
Publsiher: Ballantine Books
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2020-10-06
ISBN: 0399179798
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The AfterGrief Book Excerpt:

A validating new approach to the long-term grieving process that explains why we feel “stuck,” why that’s normal, and how shifting our perception of grief can help us grow—from the New York Times bestselling author of Motherless Daughters “This is perhaps one of the most important books about grief ever written. It finally dispels the myth that we are all supposed to get over the death of a loved one.”—Claire Bidwell Smith, author of Anxiety: The Missing Stage of Grief Aren’t you over it yet? Anyone who has experienced a major loss in their past knows this question. We’ve spent years fielding versions of it, both explicit and implied, from family, colleagues, acquaintances, and friends. We recognize the subtle cues—the slight eyebrow lift, the soft, startled “Oh! That long ago?”—from those who wonder how an event so far in the past can still occupy so much precious mental and emotional real estate. Because of the common but false assumption that grief should be time-limited, too many of us believe we’re grieving “wrong” when sadness suddenly resurges sometimes months or even years after a loss. The AfterGrief explains that the death of a loved one isn’t something most of us get over, get past, put down, or move beyond. Grief is not an emotion to pass through on the way to “feeling better.” Instead, grief is in constant motion; it is tidal, easily and often reactivated by memories and sensory events, and is re-triggered as we experience life transitions, anniversaries, and other losses. Whether we want it to or not, grief gets folded into our developing identities, where it informs our thoughts, hopes, expectations, behaviors, and fears, and we inevitably carry it forward into everything that follows. Drawing on her own encounters with the ripple effects of early loss, as well as on interviews with dozens of researchers, therapists, and regular people who’ve been bereaved, New York Times bestselling author Hope Edelman offers profound advice for reassessing loss and adjusting the stories we tell ourselves about its impact on our identities. With guidance for reframing a story of loss, finding equilibrium within it, and even experiencing renewed growth and purpose in its wake, she demonstrates that though grief is a lifelong process, it doesn’t have to be a lifelong struggle.

Come As You Are

Come As You Are
Author: G. Scott Graham
Publsiher: G. Scott Graham
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2021-06-22
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Family & Relationships
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Come As You Are Book Excerpt:

G. Scott Graham first started practicing vipassana meditation in 1996. In addition to his daily practice, Scott joined 10-day courses twice each year, whenever possible, alternating between sitting and serving. Scott joined a course on December 11, 2019. On the early hours of Sunday, December 22, 2019, the day Scott's course ended, his husband of 31 years, Brian Stephens, burned to death in a horrific automobile accident. Two months later, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world essentially shut down. In this book, Scott shares his successes, struggles, insights, and shifts from more than a year of grieving-in-isolation. A year where ānāpāna-sati, vipassanā-bhāvanā, and most importantly, mettā-bhāvanā became his most important allies. Most of the people who initially provided support to Scott moved on, as they often do, from those who are grieving. More than an inspirational memoir, "Come As You Are" provides pragmatic guidance for those who are actively experiencing loss and grief. The reader will find techniques, strategies, and resources. Scott has also chosen to include a month from his personal diary, raw and unedited. An often emotional, heart-wrenching journal where he explored his grief, Scott's intention is to validate the experiences of others who are grieving and to empower them to integrate grief and carry it forward in their life. May all beings be happy. May all beings live with ease. May all beings be at peace.

We all know how this ends

We all know how this ends
Author: Anna Lyons,Louise Winter
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2021-03-18
ISBN: 1472966805
Category: Family & Relationships
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

We all know how this ends Book Excerpt:

We all know how this ends is a new approach to death and dying, showing how exploring our mortality really can change our lives. If we acknowledge and accept our mortality, can we live a better life? If we embrace the end of life in the same way as we embrace the beginning, can we transform our lives? End-of-life doula Anna Lyons and funeral director Louise Winter have joined forces to share a collection of the heartbreaking, surprising and uplifting stories of the ordinary and extraordinary lives they encounter every single day. From working with the living, the dying, the dead and the grieving, Anna and Louise share the lessons they've learnt about life, death, love and loss. This is a book about life and living, as much as it's a book about death and dying. It's a reflection on the beauties, blessings and tragedies of life, the exquisite agony and ecstasy of being alive, and the fragility of everything we hold dear. It's as simple and as complicated as that.

A Road Too Short for the Long Journey

A Road Too Short for the Long Journey
Author: Quentin P. Kinnison
Publsiher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Total Pages: 190
Release: 2019-02-04
ISBN: 1532632150
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Road Too Short for the Long Journey Book Excerpt:

The inevitability of death in our broken world means that grief and mourning are a normal part of the human experience. Too often, though, this normal journey of grief is cut short by a culture intent on pretending bad things don't really happen. In A Road Too Short for the Long Journey, readers are invited to consider how we might travel this road of mourning with those who grieve and how we might join them as partners in a reorientation of the world experienced through loss.

With and Without

With and Without
Author: Steven Payne
Publsiher: Xlibris Corporation
Total Pages: 218
Release: 2021-07-15
ISBN: 198459186X
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

With and Without Book Excerpt:

Rhona sometimes used to say to me that, meeting me as she did when I was only twenty-five, she had had the best years of my life. Truer word was never spoken. While she (to my life-long shame, remorse and regret) unquestionably had some of the worst of me, I like to think, I hope, that she also had — such as it is — all of the best of me. I was twenty-five when we met and forty-six when she died. That’s a hefty chunk of an important period of anybody’s life and Rhona had it. For all its lows as well as highs, the downs as well as the ups — what else can you expect for two people together almost all the time for twenty-one years? — what Rhona and I had, what we created, was a life. And she was, whatever anybody else says or thinks, despite my grievous mistakes, the centre of mine. There are no perfect people in this world but sometimes — just sometimes — two people can be perfect for each other.

Good Grief

Good Grief
Author: Shelley F. Knight
Publsiher: John Hunt Publishing
Total Pages: 264
Release: 2021-09-24
ISBN: 178904734X
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Good Grief Book Excerpt:

An inspiring companion for your journey through grief. Grief is closely associated with death, but can be triggered when we lose anything with which we have an emotional connection. Much that can be read about the grieving process is outdated and can serve an injustice to our rapidly evolving, modern society. In conjunction with recent medical and societal advancements, new and complex presentations of grief have arisen. As a result, our own journey through grief must also evolve in order for us to effectively heal and even flourish as a result of our experiences surrounding loss. Delivering an eclectic blend of medical and spiritual observations and teachings, Good Grief: The A to Z Approach of Modern Day Grief Healing addresses life as well as death, and provides a practical guidebook for your unique grief journey. It goes beyond the conventional views that we are just a physical body, aiming to enlighten and encourage the reader to use the tools within the pages to bring about a collateral beauty that reveals great strength, personal growth, and spiritual emergence.

Understanding the Journey

Understanding the Journey
Author: Hilda R. Glazer,Myra Clark-Foster
Publsiher: Charles C Thomas Publisher
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2019-07-03
ISBN: 0398092869
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Understanding the Journey Book Excerpt:

The death of a loved one is a traumatic event for both adults and children. Grieving has no rules, no prescribed course, or expiration date. After a death, the feelings and experiences that follow can be extremely overwhelming and confusing. The authors of this book create a supportive environment that normalizes the phases of grief through clinical expertise, including a lifespan approach that indicates grief is certainly a journey from which none of us ever escapes nor perhaps reaches closure. This is an important work that addresses the spiritual, emotional, psychological, and physical aspects of a person’s grief. Specific topics include: the physical aspects of grief; anticipatory grief; grief through a child’s eyes; understanding grief and spirituality; counseling the bereaved adult; adult grief support groups; death in a military family; counseling grieving children and traumatic loss; messages of mourning; using art to facilitate a child’s expression of grief; and the importance of self-care. In addition, numerous case examples describing real-life experiences are discussed, helping to enhance coping and encourage healing. The text is further enhanced by an appendix containing a wealth of information that includes sample group activities. This book will be a significant resource for mental health professionals, grief counselors, human service providers, social workers, clergy, nurses, and lay volunteers.

Surviving Sibling Loss The Invisible Thread that Connects Us Through Life and Death

Surviving Sibling Loss  The Invisible Thread that Connects Us Through Life and Death
Author: Dawn DiRaimondo, Psy.D.
Publsiher: Outskirts Press, Inc.
Total Pages: 116
Release: 2020-11-15
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Surviving Sibling Loss The Invisible Thread that Connects Us Through Life and Death Book Excerpt:

When author Dawn DiRaimondo, PsyD, lost her brother in 2004, she found only one book on sibling loss. So, she wrote the book she wished she had then. Surviving Sibling Loss: The Invisible Thread that Connects Us Through Life and Death is the gold standard of grief books, helping not only people who are grieving but also their therapists, partners, and friends better support their loved ones. The chapters are deliberately short and full of easy-to-find resources, and the book can be read cover to cover or picked up and put down again. This structure aids those who are struggling, who fatigue and lose focus easily under the weight of their grief. Dr. DiRaimondo is a clinical psychologist whose specialties include working with clients who have experienced significant loss, including the loss of children, siblings, spouses, grandchildren, and young parents. Surviving Sibling Loss interweaves her personal and professional experience and knowledge of bereavement as well as the perspectives of fourteen individuals she interviewed who also lost siblings.

Journeys of Grief and Loss

Journeys of Grief and Loss
Author: Dr. Maple Melder Crozier
Publsiher: FriesenPress
Total Pages: 180
Release: 2022-02-09
ISBN: 1039102336
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Journeys of Grief and Loss Book Excerpt:

Based completely on lived experience, this book shares the similar and different journeys that people have taken after the loss of a child, a life partner, or a parent. Every circumstance is unique, and has its own pain and joy. The history and cultures discussed show the variety of ways that death is dealt with globally, helping us to see past western styles of grieving. The art forms of music and books and poetry provide support for the sometimes roller-coaster journey of grief and loss.

This Is Not the Life I Ordered

This Is Not the Life I Ordered
Author: Deborah Collins Stephens,Michealene Cristini Risley,Jan Yanehiro,Jackie Speier
Publsiher: Mango Media
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2019-04-01
ISBN: 1633410935
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

This Is Not the Life I Ordered Book Excerpt:

Become Your Own Life Coach An inspirational book of self-care. For over a decade, four women came together for weekly “kitchen table coaching” sessions that they designed to enable them to support each other through life’s ups and downs. The power and strength of their collective friendship has enabled them to not only survive but to thrive, and the remarkable results can be found in this collection of lessons, stories, and wisdom. With this book, you can learn how to turn any unfortunate event into a joy-filled opportunity. Overcome adversity, embrace change, and discover your power—together. In addition to stories and advice, This Is Not the Life I Ordered will teach you how to put together your own gathering of kitchen-table friends. At the end of each section, you will find tools that you can work with as a group to help each other grow, learn, and thrive. Don't get stuck telling your friends that "everything happens for a reason" over and over again—learn how to encourage them effectively and love them well. Show yourself and others compassion, kindness, and forgiveness. Part autobiography, part self-help book, and all useful and actionable content, the authors and friends pulled from their experiences supporting one another to help you do the same. If you are struggling with work, family, love, or just life in general, This Is Not the Life I Ordered is for you. In this book, you'll find advice and stories that will help you grow to be better than before. Topics include: Managing misfortune Finding courage Understanding money Reinventing yourself Learning to love your mistakes Facing naysayers And much more! Readers of motivational books and personal growth books like Tell Me More, On Being Human, and Carry On, Warrior will be inspired by This Is Not the Life I Ordered.

Understanding Bereaved Parents and Siblings

Understanding Bereaved Parents and Siblings
Author: Cathy McQuaid
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 298
Release: 2021-05-11
ISBN: 100038750X
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Understanding Bereaved Parents and Siblings Book Excerpt:

Understanding Bereaved Parents and Siblings is based on lived experiences and provides insight, ideas, and inspiration on how to support the bereaved, how to talk to them about their experience, and how to help people manage their own shock or grief. Part I of the book contains ten stories from parents and six from siblings sharing their experiences. Each narrator discusses their relationship with the person who died; what led up to the death; the impact of the loss on the speaker; as well as what helped and what hindered them in their grief. Part II is aimed at professionals and draws on various topics such as grief and bereavement models, transgenerational loss, resilience, protection, and creative ways of working with grief. The book will be an essential read for the bereaved and the professionals, family, and friends who are supporting them.

Expected Date of Departure

Expected Date of Departure
Author: Olubusola Eshiet
Publsiher: Optimalpath Publishing
Total Pages: 138
Release: 2021-04-09
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Expected Date of Departure Book Excerpt:

The thought of losing a loved one evokes fear. Few will admit that they think of it, fewer still want to talk about it. But bereavement is an everyday occurrence and will happen to everyone who lives long enough. Be proactive: Expected Date of Departure encourages you to prepare yourself for loss and to choose your response in advance. Action-based: Expected Date of Departure gives you permission to think about the inevitable death of loved ones, talk about it, and to plan for grief before it happens. Preparing for loss does not bring on bad luck nor does it cause fear; instead, it can make our world a more delightful place to live in. If you thought you might never get to speak to your friend again after your ongoing discussion with her, would it make any difference in the way you carry on with the conversation? Would you be more attentive, more thoughtful of the responses you give? Likely, yes. There will be more loving and caring if we relate to our loved ones with the end in mind. And if we happen to lose them, we will live on with the satisfaction that there were no unfinished businesses in our relationships. Reviews Thank you for being vulnerable and opening your heart in this way. Your book has touched on sensitive places in my heart; reading it has made me come face-to-face with my fear of losing my loved ones – to challenge that fear and begin my healing journey. - ChiChi Nwosu, Sydney, Australia Captivating, needful, and relatable. Most of us do not prepare for the departure of our loved ones if they pre-decease us. Busola has written a book that gives practical tips on how to prepare, using real-life experiences of friends and family and her own experience of losing loved ones. The book discusses death in a way that the subject does not come across as morbid. Instead, it encourages us to break the silence surrounding the issue with sensitivity, understanding, and empathy. - Ibiba Chidi, Houston, Texas This book is brilliant, It made me laugh and cry, it left me pondering many a question. Very important issues raised, and I love how much of the Word of God Busola has included. Really well written. In my head, it was just like she talking to me as I read. Busola has put a lot of herself into this book and I pray that it helps many. - Sarah Macmanus, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. An unusual slant to everyday reality. It is still a hard reality for me to face, but face it we must. Yes, we mourn the loss of loved ones, but we are not driven to despair, as we will meet again. This book inspires us to take steps to appreciate the people in our lives every day. Thank you Busola, for this push to prepare for the inevitable. - Abimbola Olufemi, Lagos, Nigeria I like Busola's boldness in confronting this matter. It's a subject that Nigerians, even Christians, avoid, with the crisp phrase 'not my portion'. Preparation will help people to set their relationships in order. - Ijeoma Okafor John-Chieme. Abuja, Nigeria I find this book to be a valuable cross-cultural resource for starting conversations around the subjects of life and death. It is rich with personal experiences and scriptural insights. It gave me the rare luxury to pause and shed a few private tears in the loving memory of my dear parents. - Semedeton Ilo, Lethbridge, Canada. Everyone goes through the problem of the fear of bereavement, but no one wants to verbalise it. I must commend Busola for her ability to capture in words those feelings that a lot of people who have experienced loss find difficult to explain. - Sunday Udoh, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire The book is weighty but not heavy and it has given me this take home message, which is don’t live with regrets so that when the news comes of a loved one’s death, we will be able to grieve as those who have hope. I loved the cross-continents perspective (Busola is Nigerian-born, now living in the UK) that actually made the subject matter more palatable for me. - Alison Bowie, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

The Anatomy of Grief

The Anatomy of Grief
Author: Dorothy P. Holinger
Publsiher: Yale University Press
Total Pages: 328
Release: 2020-09-01
ISBN: 0300226233
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Anatomy of Grief Book Excerpt:

An original, authoritative guide to the impact of grief on the brain, the heart, and the body of the bereaved Grief happens to everyone. Universal and enveloping, grief cannot be ignored or denied. This original new book by psychologist Dorothy P. Holinger uses humanistic and physiological approaches to describe grief’s impact on the bereaved. Taking examples from literature, music, poetry, paleoarchaeology, personal experience, memoirs, and patient narratives, Holinger describes what happens in the brain, the heart, and the body of the bereaved. Readers will learn what grief is like after a loved one dies: how language and clarity of thought become elusive, why life feels empty, why grief surges and ebbs so persistently, and why the bereaved cry. Resting on a scientific foundation, this literary book shows the bereaved how to move through the grieving process and how understanding grief in deeper, more multidimensional ways can help quell this sorrow and allow life to be lived again with joy. Visit the author's companion website for The Anatomy of Grief: dorothypholinger.com/

Opening to Grief

Opening to Grief
Author: Claire B. Willis,Marnie Crawford Samuelson
Publsiher: Red Wheel
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2020-10-12
ISBN: 163341180X
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Opening to Grief Book Excerpt:

“The book helps you meet loss on its own terms, not as a problem to be solved but as a sign of deep love.”—Megan Devine, author of It's OK That You're Not OK All of us experience loss. Some of us have lost a spouse, or a child, our parents, a beloved pet, a dear friend, or neighbor. In the pandemic, we have lost hundreds of thousands of lives in the United States and around the world. Many of us have lost our livelihoods. All of us have lost our familiar daily routines and textures of work, family, and community. And the losses are not over. Opening to Grief is a companion to this tender time. With the demeanor and tone of a loving friend, the authors offer an invitation to grieve fully, to turn toward your emotions and experiences however they arise, and to follow your own path toward healing. The book explores the deep truth that grief and love are richly intertwined. Because we love, we grieve. And when we fully feel our sorrow, we open to loving ourselves and other beings more deeply.

About Me

About Me
Author: Robert Kabacy
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2022-03-29
ISBN: 1582708649
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

About Me Book Excerpt:

About Me is a comprehensive guide and workbook to help you organize everything a loved one will need in the eventuality of your passing. While About Me may not answer the question, “Why was my loved one taken from me?” it definitively answers the question, “What do I do now?” The passing of a loved one can be difficult emotionally, mentally, and physically. About Me is designed to organize and simplify the wishes of the decedent for their family and friends in a way that can lessen the distress they may be feeling. With this book, trusted loved ones who are left behind will know what to do, who to contact, where to go, and the proper next steps when a person dies. About Me is beautifully designed, with pockets for important documents, plenty of space to write, and clear instructions. It is also an essential legal tool for anyone becoming the executor of an estate, including legal definitions, helpful online resources and reference books, and probate laws, codes, and statutes for each state. Ask yourself this question: When you pass, will your loved ones know precisely what to do, in what order, and with the level of detail that makes it less likely that something or some asset gets missed? If your answer is no, then About Me is for you.

Working with Death and Loss in Shiatsu Practice

Working with Death and Loss in Shiatsu Practice
Author: Tamsin Grainger
Publsiher: Singing Dragon
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2020-08-21
ISBN: 1787752704
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Working with Death and Loss in Shiatsu Practice Book Excerpt:

This book considers death and loss within Chinese Medicine and related Taoist models, and offers practical advice and techniques, effective recommendations and appropriate exercises for those working in palliative care, with grieving, frail or dying clients. Grainger examines the different ways that practitioners might encounter death and loss - including working in end-of-life care, with those facing terminal illness, affected by bereavement, suicide or miscarriage - in the context of different ages, religious and cultural backgrounds, and offers a model for teaching. Working with Death and Loss in Shiatsu Practice is the go-to text for practitioners wishing to improve their expertise and confidence when working with people at a vulnerable time in a respectful, open-hearted and compassionate manner.