Death and Dying

Books about coping with loss and death.
Healing Into Life and Death Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385262194
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Published: Anchor Books - February 1st, 1989

A guide to healing meditation, from revered teacher Stephen Levine.

On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss Cover Image
ISBN: 9780743266291
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Published: Scribner Book Company - June 5th, 2007

Ten years after the death of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, this commemorative edition of her final book combines practical wisdom, case studies, and the authors' own experiences and spiritual insight to explain how the process of grieving helps us live with loss. Includes a new introduction and resources section.

Crossing the Bridge Cover Image
ISBN: 9781933993034
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Published: Apocryphile Press - July 13th, 2006

Loss is an inevitable part of life. The loss of a job, a home, a loved one, or a cherished pet can have a devastating impact. Ritual and creative expression offer ways to process grief and honor the value of that which has been lost.

Children Helping Children with Grief: My Path to Founding the Dougy Center for Grieving Children and Their Families Cover Image
ISBN: 9780939165544
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Published: NewSage Press - February 1st, 2008

In 1982, Beverly Chappell met Dougy Turno, a young boy suffering from an inoperable brain tumor. Dougy’s wisdom, compassion, and thirst for life far exceeded his 13 years. His death inspired Bev, a registered nurse working in the area of death and dying, to start support groups for grieving children.

Angel Catcher: A Journal of Loss and Remembrance Cover Image
ISBN: 9780811861724
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Published: Chronicle Books - January 1st, 2008

Over the past decade, this classic work has helped thousands find meaningful ways to overcome the despair of losing a loved one. Now, Angel Catcher has been revised and updated to convey its powerful message of hope to a new audience.

I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye: Surviving, Coping and Healing After the Sudden Death of a Loved One Cover Image
ISBN: 9781402212215
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Published: Sourcebooks - May 1st, 2008

The grief books that just "gets it."

The Grief Club: The Secret to Getting Through All Kinds of Change Cover Image
ISBN: 9781592853496
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Published: Hazelden Publishing & Educational Services - July 5th, 2006

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

Sacred Dying: Creating Rituals for Embracing the End of Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9781569244340
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Published: Da Capo Lifelong Books - December 27th, 2007

Death may be inevitable, but dying alone or in fear does not have to be. Sacred Dying is theologian Megory Anderson's essential testimonial and handbook for creating a dignified, peaceful, and more sacred end to life.

No Death, No Fear: Comforting Wisdom for Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9781573223331
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 5th, 2003

" Thich Nhat Hanh] shows us the connection between personal, inner peace and peace on earth." --His Holiness The Dalai Lama

Nominated by Martin Luther King, Jr. for a Nobel Peace Prize, Thich Nhat Hanh is one of today's leading sources of wisdom, peace, compassion and comfort.

What Dying People Want: Practical Wisdom for the End of Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9781586481971
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Published: PublicAffairs - May 17th, 2007

Facing death results in more fear and anxiety than any other human experience. Though much has been done to address the physical pain suffered by those with a terminal illness, Western medicine has been slow to understand and alleviate the psychological and spiritual distress that comes with the knowledge of death. In What Dying People Want, Dr.

A Year to Live: How to Live This Year as If It Were Your Last Cover Image
ISBN: 9780609801949
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Published: Harmony - April 14th, 1998

In his new book, Stephen Levine, author of the perennial best-seller Who Dies?, teaches us how to live each moment, each hour, each day mindfully--as if it were all that was left. On his deathbed, Socrates exhorted his followers to practice dying as the highest form of wisdom.

Children and Grief: When a Parent Dies Cover Image
ISBN: 9781572307469
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Published: Guilford Publications - November 2nd, 2001

Drawing upon extensive interviews and assessments of school-age children who have lost a parent to death, this book offers a richly textured portrait of the mourning process in children.

We Carry Each Other: Getting Through Life's Toughest Times Cover Image
ISBN: 9781573243117
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Published: Conari Press - October 30th, 2007

We Carry Each Other is the definitive resource on what to say and do when you or a loved one suffer illness or loss. What do you say to a friend with invasive cancer whose body is rejecting her second transplanted kidney? How do you answer when she says, I'm really scared this time? How do you comfort your next-door neighbor when she calls to say that her husband died in his sleep?

When Life Becomes Precious: The Essential Guide for Patients, Loved Ones, and Friends of Those Facing Serious Illnesses Cover Image
ISBN: 9780553378696
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Published: Bantam - January 1st, 1997

When you hear that someone you love has cancer...
You want to be as supportive as possible. But how?