Victor Parachin offers ten steps to help understand and manage grief and to cope with life during this difficult time. A special section for men provides specific information and examples for this often-silent group of mourners. Healing Grief is an ideal resource for pastors, chaplains, and other grief counselors to give to those who have experienced a loss.
In HEALING GRIEF James Van Praagh draws on his unique access to the world of spirit to show you how to move on from pain and grief to achieve inner peace. Sensitive and inspiring, HEALING GRIEF shows you how to cope with losing a loved one and rebuilding your life. The book explains that by confronting repressed feelings of grief and anger you can bring about self-healing. Through James Van Praagh's advice and guidance you may begin to recognise your loss, beyond the pain and sadness it brings, as an opportunity to involve yourself fully in life. HEALING GRIEF also explores other kinds of loss including divorce, losing your home or job and ageing.
100 Practical Ideas After Your Workplace Is Touched by Loss
Author: Alan D. Wolfelt
Pubpsher: Companion Press
Category: Family & Relationships
With a gentle and considerate style, this handbook explores what happens when grief and the workplace meet, and the drastic effects of grieving on employees, their performance, and the overall workplace environment. Touching on the different kinds of grief workers can experience, such as death, divorce, and layoffs, the effective ways to channel grief during the workday, how to support coworkers who mourn, participation in group memorials, and negotiating appropriate bereavement leave, this concise and practical resource gives both ideas for the mourner and the mourner's coworkers. A special introduction for employers, owners, managers, and human resource personnel addresses the economic impact of grief in the workplace and provides practical and cost effective ideas for maintaining morale and creating a productive yet compassionate work environment.
"Dr. LaGrand's advice and recommendations reach from and to both heart and head ... a powerful and important lesson about grief that even in grief, we can still grow." Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, senior consultant, Hospice Foundation of America Through Your Loss Comes The Strength to Grow Whether the death of a loved one is sudden or follows a long battle with illness, there is no way to prepare for the loss of someone close. Grieving is painful, but you have a choice in how you cope with grief and most importantly how you adapt to the intense loss you've experienced. Grief counseling expert Dr. Louis LaGrand describes 101 tips and prescriptions to help mourners through their tragic loss. His specific coping strategies offer practical advice, ultimately giving you pathways for achieving lasting inner peace by using the one thing you can control your own response to grief. Heal your inner grief and find peace by: *Starting each day with an affirmative action *Establishing a grief or worry time *Planning in advance for birthdays, anniversaries, and important holidays *Learning to enjoy new routines *Letting go of "if onlys" and "what ifs" *Never ruling out happiness
Depression, anxiety and other issues are some of the most common problems that people must overcome when they are going through the stages of grief. These symptoms can last for weeks, months and even years. By practicing meditation, you can ease the emotions that are weighing you down so you can once again start living with a sense of peace. Included in this guide is an overview of meditation and how it can benefit each stage of grief. You will also discover tips and techniques to make meditation easier and more comfortable. Also included is a guided meditation to get you started in the healing process.
Release on 2020-04-23 | by Lusijah S. Darrow,Janet Childs
Life, Death, and Transformation
Author: Lusijah S. Darrow,Janet Childs
Experiential Action Methods and Tools for Healing Grief and Loss-Related Trauma introduces innovative psychodramatic and creative expression methods for helping those affected by bereavement and trauma. Each section focuses on a particular acute or secondary grief issue, providing supportive and explanatory material that can be given to clients, and experiential action methods for providers. Real-world vignettes and psychodrama tools delineate a unique approach to unlocking and shifting entrenched perspectives related to persistent grief and loss-related trauma, with chapters organized for practical use and application by counselors and therapists. The book also includes critical incident stress training material specifically for first responders, a frequently overlooked population. The practical guidance offered in this book will be of great interest to all who work with grief and trauma, including practicing and trainee psychologists and therapists, counseling centers, hospice organizations, bereavement support programs, and ministers.
Grief Work Diaries and Grief Work Journals are a recommended coping tool for exploring the grief cycle and emotions that arise after the loss of a loved one. When completed, grief diaries tell the story of daily life through the cycle of grieving, forever giving you a written account from your perspective.. Grief journals and diaries allow you to not only express the feelings that arise after death and loss, but to review your progress through the stages of grief. You need to take time to pause, reflect, and focus on yourself. It is important to express any feelings you may have during the grieving process. Grief work journals and grief work diaries allow you to record thoughts, emotions, and feelings that otherwise may be lost or overlooked. Death and loss can cause intense emotions. Many report feeling relieved or more at peace after expressing these feelings in a grief journal. Reflection through the process of grief is important. Reflecting on a previous state of mind allows you to understand how far you have come. The grief cycle is not always a fluid process, which makes frequent reflection all that more important. It is important to note the changes in mindset and yourself through your writing. _____________________________________ This Grief Kid Includes: Guided Grief Journal Adult Coloring Book Bookmark The guided journal features: - Guided journal questions - Daily mood tracker - Positive and negative tracker - Entry area - Monthly review - Goal tracking
James Van Praagh's first two books, both "New York Times bestsellers, have been a powerful healing force for millions of readers. Using his talents as a medium, Van Praagh has not only helped the bereaved reach their lost loved ones and find peace but he has also illuminated the mysteries of death, the afterlife, and rebirth. His new book, "Healing Grief, will once again draw from his compelling and uplifting readings, but with a new and special purpose- to show what the spirit world can teach us about the grieving process itself. While grief is clearly a natural response to death, it should also properly accompany life's other difficult passages, including times of transition, the loss of a relationship, or even the loss of a pet. "Healing Grief begins with chapters that each examine a specific kind of loss - death of a parent, a spouse, or a child, the end of a marriage, or the onset of a troubling life change, such as unemployment or grave illness - and considers the particular bereavement issues it may engender. The book also offers advice on explaining death to children, on distinguishing healthy from destructive grief, and on harnessing the powers of healing through special exercises, meditation and affirmations. "Healing Grief should be, in Van Praagh's words, "a manual for grieving well," offering an inspiring new perspective on grief from a world-renowned medium who has become an expert at helping people cope with unresolvable sorrow. "From the Hardcover edition.
David Kessler, one of the world's foremost experts on grief and grieving, has created powerful coping strategies to heal and rebuild after loss. This easy-to-use card deck has 55 practices that focus on Your Response to Loss, Understanding Grief, and Healing - all remembering that grief is evidence of your love.