Healing Grief at Work

Author: Alan D. Wolfelt
Publisher: Companion Press
ISBN: 1879651459
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

Healing After Job Loss

Author: Alan D. Wolfelt
Publisher: Companion Press
ISBN: 1617220558
Format: PDF
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Full of practical, time-tested counsel, this handbook offers simple, useful tips and activities to counter the typically negative reactions to job loss, such as loss of self esteem, and explores thoughts and feelings with the goal of healing. Whether discussing situations when companies have been downsized or individuals have been fired, furloughed, or laid off, this guide provides a healthy way of dealing with often overwhelming feelings—of anger, anxiety, depression, and hopelessness—in a healthy, hopeful manner.

Grief in the Workplace

Author: Rachel Blythe Kodanaz
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781507617588
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Grief in the Workplace offers a wealth of knowledge and experience to support those who have experienced a death at work. By providing tools and practical advice that help manage expectations, this handy and comforting guide enables employees, Human Resources, and Employee Assistance Programs to embrace and address the loss effectively and compassionately.

Creating a New Normal After the Death of a Child

Author: Sandy Fox
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1450230954
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Creating a New Normal...After the Death of a Child will help the newly bereaved as well as the seasoned griever fi nd their way through the darkness and into the light again to a life full of happiness and new meaning. • Learn a variety of coping and informational skills to help any bereaved parent as they move through the grief process. • Read up to 80 articles dealing with topics such as anger, journaling, taking care of yourself, making a marriage work, childless issues, preserving a child’s memory, grief triggers, confronting negative statements, workplace grief, signs from our children, the importance of rituals and many more. • Identify how to get through the various holidays. • Read 10 inspirational stories that let you see how others cope. • Go through grief book descriptions and purchase information. • Delve into the abundant resource section listing many general and specific support groups, web sites and chat rooms Learning to rebuild your life with purpose is what all bereaved parents strive to attain. Using the ideas from those who have been there and readjusting them to fit your own situation can give you the practical and emotional support needed. Author Sandy Fox was one of three finalists in the Health/Death and Dying category of the 7th Annual "Best Books 2010" Awards, given by USA Book News for my book Creating a New Normal...After the Death of a Child. USABookNews.com is a premier online publication providing coverage for books from mainstream and independent publishers to the world online community.

When Your Soulmate Dies

Author: Alan Wolfelt
Publisher: Companion Press
ISBN: 1617222445
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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You were one of the lucky ones. You found a partner or friend with whom you shared a deeply profound connection. You understood, opened fully to, served, and challenged one another. You were the heroes of each other’s lives. You lived a grand adventure together. But now that your partner has died, what felt like luck may have turned to wretched despair. How do you go on? How do you live without your champion and other half? The answer is that you mourn as you loved: heroically, grandly, and fully. In this compassionate guide by one of the world’s most beloved grief counselors, you’ll find empathetic affirmation and advice intermingled with real-life stories from other halved soulmates. Learn to honor your loved one and your grief even as you find a path to a renewed life of purpose and joy.

Happily Even After

Author: Carole Fleet
Publisher: Cleis Press
ISBN: 1936740133
Format: PDF
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The award-winning author of Widows Wear Stilettos and grief recovery expert helps women cope with the legal and financial difficulties associated with the death of a spouse as well as going back to work, and eventually dating again. 10,000 first printing.

A Widow s Guide to Healing

Author: Kristin Meekhof
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1492620602
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"A very valuable and practical guide for any woman who has lost her husband due to an untimely death. Kristin Meekhof's journey is both inspiring and courageous and something we can all learn from." —Dr. Deepak Chopra An inspiring, accessible, and empowering guide for how to navigate the unique stresses and challenges of widowhood and create a hopeful future. When Kristin Meekhof lost her husband to cancer, she discovered what all widows learn: the moment you lose your partner, you must make crucial decisions that will impact the rest of your life. But where do you begin? This inspiring book shows grieving widows what to expect and how to deal with the challenges of losing a life partner. From immediate issues like finances, estates and medical bills to long-term hurdles such as single parenthood, being a widow in the workplace and navigating social situations by yourself, this book guides widows through the tumultuous and painful first five years to a more hopeful future.

Transcending Divorce

Author: Alan D. Wolfelt
Publisher: Companion Press
ISBN: 1879651505
Format: PDF, ePub
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With empathy and wisdom, this resource provides 10 essential touchstones for hope and healing when enduring a divorce while simultaneously dispelling common misconceptions associated with divorce. Stressing the importance of the need to fully mourn the loss of a relationship before moving on, this compassionate guide—written with a warm, direct tone—will help divorcees reconcile and discover a happy, healthy life. An appendix with useful meeting plans for group sessions is also included.

Death Dying Life Living

Author: Charles A. Corr
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133710573
Format: PDF
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Practical and inspiring, this field-leading book helps students learn how to navigate encounters with death, dying, and bereavement. The authors integrate classical and contemporary material, present task-based approaches for individual and family coping, and include four substantial chapters devoted to death-related issues faced by children, adolescents, young and middle-aged adults, and older adults. The book discusses a variety of cultural and religious perspectives that affect people's understanding and practices associated with such encounters. Practical guidelines for constructive communication are designed to encourage productive living in the face of death. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Grieving the Loss of a Loved One

Author: Kathe Wunnenberg
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310862345
Format: PDF, Docs
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Death is an inevitable and constant part of life, yet those who grieve often feel misunderstood and alone in their journey, says Kathe Wunnenberg, author of Grieving the Loss of a Loved One. This compassionate book acts as a daily devotional companion to hurting people. Designed for adult readers of all ages and stages in the grieving process, it is sensitively written by an author who suffered three miscarriages and the death of an infant son. She knows from firsthand experience that there are no easy answers for those who mourn. Sixty devotions cover the many stages of grieving, including readings for holidays, birthdays, and special occasions, when grief can be particularly painful. Readers will walk away from the short thematic devotions and feel validated, connected to someone who knows how they truly feel, and with renewed hope in God. Friends and family members who sincerely want to help the grieving can give this book as a meaningful, beneficial expression of their love and concern.