Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart
When someone you love dies, it can be hard to understand your often complex -and painful- thoughts and feelings. This compassionate guide, written by one of North America’s leading grief educators, will help you understand the normal and necessary journey we call grief. Understanding Your Grief describes ten touchstones that are essential physical, emotional, cognitive, social, and spiritual actions for you to take to help yourself heal: Open to the presence of your loss. Dispel misconceptions about grief. Embrace the uniqueness of your grief. Explore your feelings of loss. Recognize you are not crazy. Understand the six needs of mourning. Nurture yourself. Reach out for help. Seek reconciliation, not resolution. Appreciate your transformation.
Author: Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.