Grief Steps Workbook: 10 Steps to Regroup, Rebuild and Renew After Any Life Loss

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In her wise and compassionate guide GriefSteps, best-selling author Brook Noel shared the steps one must take to grieve successfully and rebuild a full life after loss. This companion workbook offers step-by-step exercises based on years of research and working with the bereaved. For anyone seeking to work through their grief on their own or in a support group setting, this companion workbook reveals the 10 Steps that we must take to face our grief and heal.
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Overview

In her wise and compassionate guide GriefSteps, best-selling author Brook Noel shared the steps one must take to grieve successfully and rebuild a full life after loss. This companion workbook offers step-by-step exercises based on years of research and working with the bereaved. For anyone seeking to work through their grief on their own or in a support group setting, this companion workbook reveals the 10 Steps that we must take to face our grief and heal.
Whether your loss is a relationship, a job, a loved one, or a piece of yourself, there are universal steps that must be taken to rebuild. Noel reveals each step along with exercises and HopeNotes to guide you in your journey. Whether your loss is recent or years ago, GriefSteps will show you how to resolve and reconcile your world to find contentment and purpose in your life.

This workbook focuses on helping readers understand the essential steps they must take to rebuild, recover and renew their lives after a loss from divorce, death, friendships, jobs, pets or moving.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781891400346
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/28/2004
  • Series: Grief Steps Guide
  • Edition description: Workbook
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 551,255
  • Product dimensions: 8.46 (w) x 10.98 (h) x 0.41 (d)

Meet the Author

Brook Noel is a CEO, author, speaker, and mom. She has been featured in hundreds of shows and magazines, including ABC World News, CNN Headline News, and Fox & Friends. She is the author of Good Morning, I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye, The Change Your Life Challenge, and other books. She lives in Wisconsin.

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Table of Contents

Introduction to GriefStepsĀ®
How to use the Grief StepsĀ® to get the most out of this workbook
-Where do I start in my grief work?
-Exploring grief
-Basic guidelines for grief work
-Depression and anxiety
-Myth-breaking: grief knows no time schedule
-Healthy grieving vs. Unhealthy grieving Step One: Shock and survival
-A note about substance abuse
-What to expect: physical and emotional changes
-Three goals for the first few weeks
-Understanding out support needs
-What is I cam pas the acute grief stage?
-Self-check Step Two: The emotional rollercoaster
-Feeling practice
-Exploring emotions
-Why am I angry?
-Understanding anger
-Appropriate anger
-Practice being angry
-Anxiety
-Analyzing anxiety
-Anxiety screening
-Blame game
-Analyzing blame
-When blame has merit
-Bitterness
-Detachment
-Guilt
-Self-loathing
-Helplessness
-Loneliness
-Sadness and depression
-Understanding emotional triggers Step Three: Expression our emotions through active grieving and acknowledgment
-Make a space
-Journaling to music
-Journaling with sentence starters
-Poetry
-Utilize freewriting
-Living for today
-The serenity prayer
-Realize your resilience
-Positive and negatives
-Multiple grief
-Hurtful self-talk
-Reprogramming self-talk
-Can we grieve too much?
Step Four: Understanding your story
-Uncovering your story Step Five: Finding forgiveness
-Forgiveness brings freedom
-Letter writing
-Self-forgiveness and self-love
-Unblocking unforgiveness
-Simple self-love exercise Step Six: Finding faith
-Faith communities and anger
-Anger as evidence of faith
-What do I believe?
-The act of prayer Step Seven: Finding Meaning
-Exploring tough questions about finding meaning
-Leaning through Loss
-Questions for exploring meaning
-Thank you exercise Step Eight: Redefining ourselves
-Looking at life now
-Exercises for understanding what we have lost
-Another angle
-Examine your expectations
-Exercises for Understanding what we have left
-What my experience has left me Step Nine: Living with our loss
-Make a list
-Tell stories that incorporate your loss
-Reflections
-Rituals
-How to create your own ritual Step Ten: Accepting our new life
-Defining priorities and stepping toward fulfillment
-Accepting change
-An exercise in hope
-Calming exercise
-In closing Bibliography Appendix A: Guide for those helping others with grief Appendix B; Other resources to help you heal Appendix C: Online support classes, groups and resources Appendix D; Exploring grief questionnaire Appendix E:Suggested reading

Brook Noel is the founder of GriefSteps.com and best-selling co-author of I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye. She is a noted grief expert and has appeared on Fox, ABC World News Now, CNN and many other shows and stations.

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