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In 2015, when the New York Times ran Patrick OMalleys story about the death of his infant sonand how his inability to move on challenged everything he was taught as a psychotherapistit inspired an unprecedented flood of gratitude from readers that continues to this day.
If you love someone who has died, this book is for you.
If you love someone who may die, this book is for you.
If you love, you will grieveand this book is for you.
A timeless book, destined to become a classic.
Did you know that grief can affect both your mind and your body? In this helpful and healing guide, the director of the Children's Grief Connection offers practices to help you deal with the physical aspects of grief and loss.read more
We cant avoid death, but the prospect is a lot less terrifying since the Supreme Court of Canada legalized physician-assisted death.Competent adults suffering grievously from intolerable medical conditions will have the right to ask for a doctors help in ending their lives. That much is clear.read more
An intimate and uplifting book about finding renewal and hope through grief and loss.
It was a terrible life; it was an enchanted life; it was a blessed life. And, of course, one day it ended. Sharon Butala
Life is short and glorious. And then you die. But here's the secret: coming to terms with and even embracing your own mortality can make every moment of your life richer than you ever imagined.read more
Death is the last taboo in our society, and grief is still profoundly misunderstood. So many of us feel awkward and uncertain around death, and shy away from talking honestly with family and friends.read more
In this volume of rare sensitivity and penetrating understanding, Dr. Kenneth Doka explores a new, compassionate way to grieve, explaining that grief is not an illness to get over but an individual and ongoing journey.read more
Caring for the Dying describes a whole new way to approach death and dying. It explores how the dying and their families can bring deep meaning and great comfort to the care given at the end of a life.read more
Pioneering Zen Hospice caregiver Frank Ostaseski's stirring book, The Five Invitations, is an exhilarating meditation on the meaning of life and how maintaining an ever-present awareness of death can bring us closer to our truest selves. He dedicates the book to his mentor, Stephen Levine, and begins the book with this:read more