When Their World Stops: The Essential Guide to Truly Helping Anyone in Grief

When Their World Stops: The Essential Guide to Truly Helping Anyone in Grief

by Anne-Marie Lockmyer

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Overview

Everything needed to understand and help someone who is grieving. 8-time award-winning book, When Their World Stops, is a practical guidebook packed with all you need to increase your confidence and take the awkwardness out of responding to someone devastated by grief.

Great for churches, hospice, counselors or anyone who wants to understand and support the grieving. Share at funerals or memorial services so friends know how to help. If you are the one grieving, you may see yourself, as you read, and know that what you are feeling is appropriate and normal.

Award-winning author, grief recovery specialist, founder of The Grief and Trauma Healing Network and widow, Anne-Marie Lockmyer, gives you a look inside the heart and mind of a person brokenhearted by the loss of a loved one.

You can feel inadequate and helpless to support someone grieving. You don't like to see them hurting yet don't have a clue what to do - so you do nothing - or the wrong thing.

When Their World Stops

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780996802420
Publisher: Grief and Trauma Healing Network
Publication date: 03/27/2018
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 98
Sales rank: 377,335
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Anne-Marie Lockmyer is a multi-award-winning author, speaker, Advanced Grief Recovery and Loss Specialist, Certified Integrative Practitioner and Founder of the Grief and Trauma Healing Network. Her work has appeared in notable media outlets such as Rolling Stone, LA Wave and Billboard. She has been a featured speaker at multiple venues. She specializes in taking others through the journey of recovery - to be free from the pain of grief and loss. As a widow who suffered a devastating loss herself, Anne-Marie is passionate to dispel the myths of grief and bring hope, encouragement, and resources to those suffering from grief and those that care for them and want to help. Her mission is to bring individuals hope in the midst of pain and provide tools that help people experience joy in their lives once again. Anne-Marie lives in Anaheim, California.

Table of Contents

1. The Back Story. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

2. So How Can You Help — Really Help?. . . . . . . . . 7

3. The First Hours and Days After the Loss . . . . . . . . 8

4. What Can You Do, Exactly?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

5. Conversations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

7. As Life Goes On. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 246.

8. Please Don’t Forget . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

10. Sympathy Cards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . 37

11. Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

12. A Few Handy Lists to Remind You. . . . . . . . . .. . . 41

13. How to Help Your Grieving Friend. . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

14. The Blanket of Comfort. . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

15. Christmas . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

16. Healing After Loss: A Proven Method of Grief Recovery . . . . . . 55

17. What is Grief? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56

18. Myths of Grief. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57

19. What is Recovery? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60

20. What Does Recovery Look Like? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61

21. Appendix. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . 63

22. Dealing with Different Types of Losses. . . . . . . . . .. . 63

23. General Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63

24. Loss of a Spouse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67

25. Loss of a Sibling . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68

26. Miscarriage/Stillbirth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . 69

27. Loss of a Child (Young or Adult) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70

28. Midlife Loss of Parents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71

29. Loss by Suicide. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . .. . . . 73

30. Loss by Murder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75

31. Helping Children with Loss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77

32. When Their World Stops Cheat Sheet . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78

33. About the Author . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81

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