Grief Books for Survivor

The Grieving Brain: The Surprising Science of How We Learn from Love and Loss

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A renowned grief expert and neuroscientist shares groundbreaking discoveries about what happens in our brain when we grieve, providing a new paradigm for understanding love, loss, and learning.

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Healing Your Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas

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With sensitivity and insight, this series offers suggestions for healing activities that can help survivors learn to express their grief and mourn naturally. Acknowledging that death is a painful, ongoing part of life, it explains how people need to slow…

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MODERN LOSS: Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome

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Hailed by Stephen Colbert and Mindy Kaling, this wise, irreverent collection of essays offers a roadmap for navigating grief in the modern age.

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The Modern Loss Handbook: An Interactive Guide to Moving Through Grief and Building Your Resilience

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Stay connected to your person, yourself, and the world in the aftermath of loss. THE MODERN LOSS HANDBOOK is a tool in which to try out new ideas, confide, think things through, remember, mess up, and try again.

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Children Survivor Book Resource

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Use this link to browse our Children Survivor Book resources.

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It’s OK That You’re Not OK: Meeting Grief and Loss in a Culture That Doesn’t Understand

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Survivor Recommended.  Grief is not a problem to be solved; it’s an experience to be carried.  

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The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

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Survivor Recommended –  For real change to take place, the body needs to learn that the danger has passed and to live in the reality of the present.

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A Sacred Sorrow: Reaching Out to God in the Lost Language of Lament (Quiet Times for the Heart)

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Survivor Recommended – Christian Faith-Based “Excellent review of different biblical characters as you work through loss and grief.”

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The Grief Club: The Secret to Getting Through All Kinds of Change

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The Grief Club is Melody Beattie’s profoundly personal, powerfully healing book to help readers through life’s most difficult times.

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Angel Catcher: A Journal of Loss and Remembrance (Dan Eldon)

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Survivor Recommended – Angel Catcher is a prompted journal that gently helps readers through loss, gives them permission to mourn, and celebrates the life of the person they love.

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