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              Books by Alan D. Wolfelt

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              One Mindful Day at a Time: 365 meditations on living in the now
               

              One Mindful Day at a Time: 365 meditations on living in the now (EPUB ebook)

              By Wolfelt, Alan D.

              For most of us, life is way too hectic. We feel scattered and distracted. We're busy rushing from one required activity to the next, and when we have a few moments of downtime, we're often glued to our electronics. Is this what life is really all about? Learn to slow down and liv...e more mindfully with this daily companion. In one brief entry for each day of the calendar year, counselor Dr. Alan Wolfelt offers small, day-at-a-time doses of wisdom and practical guidance. Each entry includes an inspiring or soothing quote followed by a short discussion of the day's theme as well as a succinct mantra to return to throughout the day. In just a few minutes a day, this little gem of a book will teach you to live every moment from a place of peace, purpose, and gratitude. Living in the now is a habit you can cultivate. Let's get started.
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              ISBN 9781617222658
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              Language en
              Released AU 1 Nov 2017
              Publisher Independent Publishers Group
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series 365 Meditations
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              Healing the Empty Nester's Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas for Parents After the Kids Move Out, Go Off to College, or Start Taking Flight
               

              Healing the Empty Nester's Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas for Parents After the Kids Move Out, Go Off to College, or Start Taking Flight (PDF ebook)

              By Wolfelt, Alan D.

              You've spent most of your adult life focused on the care and raising of your children, and now they're leaving. For you and for them, this major transition is often challenging in many ways. You may feel surprised at the power of your grief-a confusing mixture of sadness, hope, e...mptiness, fear, excitement, and other emotions all at once. This book by one of the world's most beloved grief counselors helps parents understand their normal and necessary empty nester grief. The 100 practical tips and activities are designed to help you acknowledge and express your feelings of loss, foster love and respect, and, over time, find ways to re-instill your life with meaning. Advice is also offered for nurturing a marriage or partnership through this challenging time.
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              ISBN 9781617222511
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              Language en
              Released AU 1 Apr 2017
              Publisher Independent Publishers Group
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              Series Healing Your Grieving Heart
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              A Tale of Two Funerals
               

              A Tale of Two Funerals (PDF ebook)

              By Wolfelt, Alan D.

              Meet the Williams family. Grandma Williams has died, and her children call Night & Day Funeral Home to make arrangements. Courtesy of a Twilight-Zonesque space-time anomaly, the Williams family ends up concurrently planning and holding two funerals for Grandma-one arranged by... funeral director Sam Standard and the other by funeral director Garrett Gatekeeper. How will the two funerals turn out? Will the Williams family even be able to tell the difference? Find out in this riveting-and revealing-Tale of Two Funerals...
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              ISBN 9781617222474
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              Released AU 1 Aug 2016
              Publisher Independent Publishers Group
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              Counseling Skills for Companioning the Mourner: The Fundamentals of Effective Grief Counseling
               

              Counseling Skills for Companioning the Mourner: The Fundamentals of Effective Grief Counseling (PDF ebook)

              By Wolfelt, Alan D.

              An in-depth guide to the counseling process and establishing a trusting relationship with clients--from a bestselling author and grieving expert Helping people in grief means being an empathetic companion--someone who allows grievers to be experts of their own experiences, who be...ars witness without judging, who gently encourages the expression of thoughts and feelings. But even if you approach the work with this understanding, how you are when you spend time with the griever also has a tremendous influence on your capacity to help. How do you develop a relationship with the griever? How do you show empathy, respect, warmth, and genuineness? Could you improve your listening, paraphrasing, clarifying, perception checking, informing, and other essential helping skills? Whether you are a professional counselor or a lay helper, whether you have years of experience or are new to the work, this guide, based on by Dr. Wolfelt's companioning philosophy, will help you be the most effective grief companion you can be.
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              ISBN 9781617222313
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              Language en
              Released AU 1 Feb 2016
              Publisher Independent Publishers Group
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The Companioning Series
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              First Aid for Broken Hearts
               

              First Aid for Broken Hearts (EPUB ebook)

              By Wolfelt, Alan D.

              Life is both wonderful and devastating. It graces us with joy, and it breaks our hearts. If your heart is broken, this book is for you. Whether you're struggling with a death, break-up, illness, unwanted life change, or loss of any kind, this book will help you both understand yo...ur predicament and figure out what to do about it. Loss may be an unavoidable part of human life, but it doesn't have to prevent you from living well. You can and will survive this. Actually, if you adopt this guide's basic principles, revealed and tested by one of the world's most beloved grief counselors, you will even go on to thrive. Let's get mending.
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              ISBN 9781617222832
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              Released AU 1 Oct 2019
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              First Aid for Broken Hearts
               

              First Aid for Broken Hearts (PDF ebook)

              By Wolfelt, Alan D.

              Life is both wonderful and devastating. It graces us with joy, and it breaks our hearts. If your heart is broken, this book is for you. Whether you're struggling with a death, break-up, illness, unwanted life change, or loss of any kind, this book will help you both understand yo...ur predicament and figure out what to do about it. Loss may be an unavoidable part of human life, but it doesn't have to prevent you from living well. You can and will survive this. Actually, if you adopt this guide's basic principles, revealed and tested by one of the world's most beloved grief counselors, you will even go on to thrive. Let's get mending.
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              ISBN 9781617222825
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              Released AU 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Independent Publishers Group
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              Living in the Shadow of the Ghosts of Grief: Step into the Light
               

              Living in the Shadow of the Ghosts of Grief: Step into the Light (PDF ebook)

              By Wolfelt, Alan D.

              Helps mourners and grief counsellors to turn grief into an experience to be learned from. Defining the varieties of heartache and its consequences, this guide explores how to inventory, understand, embrace, and reconcile one's accumulated sorrow through a five-phase 'catch-up' mo...urning process.
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              ISBN 9781617220142
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              Released AU 1 Jun 2007
              Publisher Independent Publishers Group
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              Grief Day by Day: Simple, Everyday Practices to Help Yourself Survive... and Thrive
               

              Grief Day by Day: Simple, Everyday Practices to Help Yourself Survive... and Thrive (EPUB ebook)

              By Wolfelt, Alan D.

              When we are grieving the death of someone loved, we may struggle with making it through each day. How are we supposed to cope with our gut-wrenching grief and live our daily lives at the same time? What should we do with our chaotic, painful, and intrusive thoughts and feelings? ...How do we survive? And is it possible to both grieve and live with meaning and hope? If you've been asking yourself such questions, this book by one of the world's most beloved grief counselors provides affirmation and answers. Rituals give us something to do with our grief. Simple, everyday practices can give structure to our grief and hold us up us when we're feeling like we might collapse. In fact, when we're in grief, rituals are essentially effective beelines to healing. Learn what makes a ritual a ritual. (Spoiler alert: Rituals can be easy and fast!) Try some of the many solo rituals gathered here, such as letter writing, meditating, intentional emoting, grief walks, and the 10-minute grief encounter. And reach out to friends and loved ones who might like to get together for one of the simple group ceremonies. By incorporating the healing power of ritual into your days, you'll be not only surviving your grief, you'll be building in meaning and hope so that you can go on to thrive.
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              ISBN 9781617222702
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              Language en
              Released AU 1 Oct 2018
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              One Mindful Day at a Time: 365 meditations on living in the now
               

              One Mindful Day at a Time: 365 meditations on living in the now (PDF ebook)

              By Wolfelt, Alan D.

              For most of us, life is way too hectic. We feel scattered and distracted. We're busy rushing from one required activity to the next, and when we have a few moments of downtime, we're often glued to our electronics. Is this what life is really all about? Learn to slow down and liv...e more mindfully with this daily companion. In one brief entry for each day of the calendar year, counselor Dr. Alan Wolfelt offers small, day-at-a-time doses of wisdom and practical guidance. Each entry includes an inspiring or soothing quote followed by a short discussion of the day's theme as well as a succinct mantra to return to throughout the day. In just a few minutes a day, this little gem of a book will teach you to live every moment from a place of peace, purpose, and gratitude. Living in the now is a habit you can cultivate. Let's get started.
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              ISBN 9781617222641
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              Language en
              Released AU 1 Nov 2017
              Publisher Independent Publishers Group
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              Series 365 Meditations
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              When Grief Is Complicated: A Model for Therapists to Understand, Identify, and Companion Grievers Lost in the Wilderness of Complicated Grief
               

              When Grief Is Complicated: A Model for Therapists to Understand, Identify, and Companion Grievers Lost in the Wilderness of Complicated Grief (EPUB ebook)

              By Wolfelt, Alan D.

              After a significant loss, grief is normal and necessary. But sometimes a mourner's grief becomes naturally heightened, stuck, or made more complex by especially difficult circumstances, such as suicide, homicide, or multiple losses within a short time period. This is called "comp...licated grief." In this primer by one of the world's most respected grief educators, Dr. Wolfelt helps caregivers understand the various factors that often contribute to complicated grief. He presents a model for identifying complicated grief symptoms and, through real-life examples, offers guidance for companioning mourners through their challenging grief journeys. This book rounds out Dr. Wolfelt's resources on the companioning philosophy of grief care, making it an essential addition to your professional library.
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              ISBN 9781617222603
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              Language en
              Released AU 1 Mar 2018
              Publisher Independent Publishers Group
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              Series Companioning
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