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Life after loss : a practical guide to renewing your life after experiencing major loss

Author: Bob Deits
Publisher: Boston, MA : Lifelong Books, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixth editionView all editions and formats
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Loss is overwhelming. After a loved one's death, a divorce, an injury or disease, or another major life change, recovery often seems daunting, if not impossible. Life after Loss is the go-to resource for anyone who has suffered a major loss. With great compassion and insight, Bob Deits provides essential wisdom and practical exercises for navigating the uncertain terrain of grief and recovery. Now in its sixth  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Deits
ISBN: 9780738219615 0738219614
OCLC Number: 958798449
Description: xiv, 316 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Loss and the mourning after : a universal human experience --
2. First responses to a major loss : when your worst fears become real --
3. Sudden loss or prolonged loss : there is no easy way --
4. Recovering your balance : creating a new normal experience --
5. Perception : the key to healing --
6. Steps to recovery : a common path to wholeness --
7. The inward search : grief is a personal experience --
8. Four key facts about grief : building a foundation for recovery --
9. Start now! : today is a better day to begin than tomorrow --
10. Grief and growth : growing through loss --
11. A test of endurance : life after loss takes determination and time --
12. Beliefs that help or hurt : life after takes determination and time --
13. Quiet losses : private struggles grieved in silence --
14. Children and grief : it's a big hurt for little people, too --
15. Losses in later life : tarnish on the gold years --
16. Making new discoveries : beginning with loss--
ending with life --
17. Significant points along the way : mileposts on the road to recovery --
18. Choosing to live again : ways to take charge of your own grief --
19. Opening new doors : decisions that make a difference --
20. Your own best friend : completing the journey --
21. Preparing for loss : a new dimension in wholeness --
Appendix A: Words that describe feelings --
Appendix B: Forming a support group.
Responsibility: Bob Deits, MTh.

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Loss is a universal experience and too often, because they don't know what to say, well-meaning doctors, friends, and family say, 'Don't worry, you'll get over it.' We never get over a major loss but Read more...

 
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