First Steps Through Bereavement [NOOK Book]

Overview

Being bereaved can leave you with a whole range of emotions. You may feel paralyzed; you may feel angry; you will almost certainly feel sad. However it affects you it will be difficult, and you will need help, which is precisely what this book offers: simple, compassionate help. From the shock of discovering death to the practicalities of life afterwards, First Steps Through Bereavement is an indispensable guide through the process of mourning a loved one. With useful sections on funerals, continuing to function,...
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First Steps Through Bereavement

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Overview

Being bereaved can leave you with a whole range of emotions. You may feel paralyzed; you may feel angry; you will almost certainly feel sad. However it affects you it will be difficult, and you will need help, which is precisely what this book offers: simple, compassionate help. From the shock of discovering death to the practicalities of life afterwards, First Steps Through Bereavement is an indispensable guide through the process of mourning a loved one. With useful sections on funerals, continuing to function, staying healthy, dealing with emotions, how to remember your love one, and more, it will help you negotiate your way through grief. It also includes invaluable advice for close friends and relatives supporting others, including children who have been bereaved.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780745959702
  • Publisher: Lion Hudson
  • Publication date: 4/22/2011
  • Series: First Steps
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 818,228
  • File size: 137 KB

Meet the Author

Sue Mayfield has written numerous novels for teenagers as well as several adult books, including Exploring Prayer and Living With Bereavement.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 6

1 The first impact 13

2 Funerals and practicalities 20

3 Continuing to function 27

4 Taking your time 33

5 Expressing yourself 42

6 Talking and remembering 50

7 Staying healthy 57

8 Dealing with anger and guilt 63

9 Enjoying life again 70

10 Resurfacing 76

For the family 83

Useful resources 90

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