HEALING AFTER THE LOSS OF YOUR MOTHER
is a heartfelt and practical guidebook for those mourning the loss of their mother & for supporters hoping to help a loved one through grief.
Like a compassionate friend, author Elaine Mallon captures the raw, unique pain of losing your mother with empathy, honesty, and eloquence. She tenderly walks the reader through each step of the grieving process, offering straightforward answers to many common questions and addressing fears faced by those in grieving, as well. This is an essential step-by-step guidebook for anyone uncertain about what to do or where to turn after their mother's death.
For those hoping to support someone through grief, this book also offers insight on how to comfort them by explaining what a person in mourning is going through and how to be most helpful to them.
If you've lost your mother, please know this: If you're grieving, you're healing-and you are not alone.
This grief recovery manual provides helpful information on:
- What Can I Expect? The List
- How Do I Do This? The Process
- How Long Will This Pain Last?
- Getting A Support System
- Shifting Relationships
- Identity Crisis
- Grief Work vs. Allowing
- Coping Tools
- Grief vs. Depression
- When to Seek Help
- Surviving the Holidays
- The New Normal
- The Path Toward Healing
- What to Do/What Not to Do for Someone Grieving
- Grief Community Forum Q&As
*BONUS: PERSONAL JOURNALING SECTION
- Notes to Myself
- Favorite Stories & Memories
- Gratitude Journal