Or is it because you know someone who has been bereaved and you want to understand more about grief to help them?
Sadly, at some time in our lives we will all be affected by death and loss...If you are affected by loss or know someone grieving, this book is for you...and for them.
I think everyone should have a crash course in how to deal with grief, but then I would say that, as I am a bereavement volunteer.
If you want to learn a lot of basic facts in a very short time then this book can help you.
This little pocket book is full of useful information, guidance, straight-forward theories as well as personal anonymous grief stories to help you when grieving. If you're new to grief, then it will give you an outline of what you can expect, for when you experience a death or significant loss in your life.
You will also discover
- A useful acronym to remember what grieving is
- The many different grief reactions in your mind and body
- 3 easy theories to help understand the roots and range of grief reactions
- Why grieving is individual and why we all grieve in our way, in our own time
- How to cope
- Why grieving is about remembering and the many ways you can do this
- How to live with grief
- How to support those who are grieving
Given that grief will visit us all at one time or another, this book will - I hope - help some of you find your personal pathway to understanding and managing your grief as well as supporting those who are grieving.
Grief caused by death, loss and change can have a powerful effect on your life. It can be agonising, gut-wrenching, soul destroying and extremely tiring. It can be exhausting. But you need to know it won't always be this way. You won't always feel this way.
This little book is a pocket companion which is just what you need when you're feeling overwhelmed with the effects of grief. There is a notes section so you can jot things down as you go along and refer back to them, particularly helpful if your memory and concentration are being affected by grieving.
It is a basic introduction to grieving and affordable to gift to friends, family, colleagues and others at a time of sadness and need. It is my heartfelt wisdom and experience condensed into a book, offering my help to you through these difficult days.