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The Grief Recovery Handbook 20th Anniversary Expanded Edition

By John W. James and Russell Friedman
Harper Collins

Updated to commemorate its 20th anniversary, this classic resource further explores the effects of grief and sheds new light on how to begin to take effective actions to complete the grieving process and work towards recovery and happiness. Incomplete recovery from grief can have a lifelong negative effect on the capacity for happiness. Drawing from their own histories as well as others, the authors illustrate how it is possible to recover from grief and regain energy and spontaneity. The Grief Recovery Handbook offers grievers the specific actions needed to move beyond loss based on a proven program. New material in this edition includes guidance for dealing with:

· Loss of faith
· Loss of career and financial issues
· Loss of health
· Growing up in an alcoholic or dysfunctional home

This is a groundbreaking, classic handbook that everyone should have in their library.