The grief recovery handbook : the action program for moving beyond death, divorce, and other losses including health, career, and faith

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  • Author: James, John W.
    Contributor: Friedman, Russell
    Edition: 20th anniversary expanded ed.

    Incomplete recovery from grief can have a lifelong negative effect on your capacity for happiness. Drawing from their own stories, as well as from others, the authors illustrate what grief is and how it is possible to recover and regain energy and spontaneity.

    • Introduction
    • Part one: Seeing the problem (1. Grief: A neglected and misunderstood process ; 2. Compounding the problem ; 3. We are ill prepared to deal with loss ; 4. Others are ill-prepared to help us deal with loss ; 5. Academy award recovery)
    • Part two: Preparing for change: Starting to recover (6. Your first choice: Choosing to recover ; 7. Setting the guidelines ; 8. Identifying short-term energy relievers ; 9. The loss history graph)
    • Part three: Finding the solution (10. What is incompleteness ; 11. Introducing the relationship graph ; 12. Almost home: Converting the relationship graph into recovery components ; 13. What now?)
    • Part four: More on choices and other losses (14. More on choices - which lossto work on first ; 15. Guidelines for working on specific losses).
    Publisher: Vancouver, BC: BC Libraries Cooperative
    Language(s): English
    Source Publisher: New York, Collins