Coming together for hope and healing after the death of a loved one.
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The iCare Series offers easy reading and helpful support through the first year. The books are designed to be read at 1, 3, 6 and 11 months during the first year of grief, yet are helpful any time and can be re-read when needed. Begin by clicking any book you would like to read.
IGI RESOURCE LIBRARY
DR. BOB BAUGHER LIBRARY
Dr. Bob Baugher has taught psychology and death-related courses for more than 40 years. The author of several books, he has been the national advisor to The Compassionate Friends for more than 30 years and given more than 800 workshops on coping with loss.
» Getting hope back
» Does grief ever really go away? Part 1
» Does grief every really go away? Part 2
» Proxy grief
» Double grief
» Empathy & brain pain relief
» Do men really cry less than women?
» Grief prejudice & discrimination Part 1
» Grief prejudice & discrimination Part 2
» Why they think they know what’s good for you
» Can’t sleep? This is for you.
» The cruel trick of grief
» Terrorist attacks as teachable moments for children
» Death rates in bereaved parents
» My friend just sat there and listened
» Your brain is doing the best it can
» Coping with the holidays
» Men in pain
» 15 things not to say to a bereaved man
» How long should grief last?
» Dealing with guilt
» Aren’t you over it?
» Understanding nightmares
» Grieving people scare me
» When others minimize our grief
» The death of my father
» To all the siblings
» What if I grieved perfectly?
» Can we talk about my child?
» Something’s wrong with my child
» Sibling survivor’s guilt
» Ending it; sometimes you want to, but don’t
»Dealing with triggers
»Coping with hatred
»Dip into denial
» When I get sick, I’m telling everyone
» How to make a person grieve forever
» Grief makes a promise
» Should I keep my changing grief a secret?
» Do The Secret principles apply to grief?
» Stuffing stuffed animals eases grief
» Dream facts
» Life isn’t short, we just forget most of it
» Everything happens for a reason, right?
» How to use death insurance to trick death
» What does it mean to deal with it?
» My first death
» When Tom Left, I cried
» 6 tricks your brain plays on you during grief
» Making memories or missing opportunities?
» Telling your parents what to do
» Grief’s strange thoughts
» Your secret grief
» That one person who doesn’t deny our grief
» Why others rationalize our grief
» Why we can’t live every moment if we were to die tomorrow
Coloring isn’t just for kids. Studies show that coloring is therapeutic for all ages and can help generate the same benefits in the brain as meditation. Click on any illustration below to print and color.
Pastor Todd Burpo of Heaven is for Real shares his story in a keynote at the National Grief & Hope Convention on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Visit Pastor Burpo’s website at www.heavenlive.org.
Martin Luther King’s daughter, Dr. Bernice King, opens up to Lynda Cheldelin Fell at the National Grief & Hope Convention on Saturday, April 18 in Indianapolis.
Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley, a mother/daughter team and international psychology experts on grief and loss, share personal experiences and show that despite profound loss, people can find hope and happiness again.
World resiliency expert, author and CNN commentator Dr. Ken Druck leads In the Round at the National Grief & Hope Convention on Friday, April 17, 2015.
Soaring Spirits International and Camp Widow founder Michele Neff Hernandez shares her story of finding hope after losing her husband in a cycling accident in 2005.
Chelsea Hanson offers a rich treasure of ideas for how to remember beloved people using joyful ways to carry their love, spirit and memory in daily life in this unique how-to workshop.
Benjamin Scott Allen lost his entire family due to a blood transfusion tainted with HIV. He shares his story in a keynote speech at the National Grief & Hope Convention 2015 on Friday, April 17, 2015.
Grief Diaries featuring mother Melanie Kors sharing her journey in the aftermath of losing her youngest son to a freak accident in his bedroom. Hosted by Lynda Cheldelin Fell.
How to hold the sacred space for someone you love who lost someone they love, Lynda Cheldelin Fell shares what to say and do, and caregiving pitfalls to avoid
Addressing the opioid crisis, bereaved mother Shannie Jenkins talks about her 31-year-old son’s 10-year journey through addiction that ended his life when he died from a heroin overdose in 2017.
The FBI reports that romance fraud is now one of the top 3 internet crimes. Dianne West, national volunteer coordinator of Soaring Spirits International, shares her own story of being scammed by a romantic interest—and how widows can protect themselves from cons.
Nicole Brown Simpson’s youngest sister shares her story of a downward spiral and subsequent healing in the aftermath of her sister’s murder.
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MOVING. . . In Grief Diaries, the stories are not only moving, they also provide a rich background for mourners to find a gem of insight for coping. – Dr. Louis LaGrand, author
Surviving Loss by Overdose is a compilation of stories by 12 people who answered 18 questions about losing a loved one to overdose. READ NOW » 5.00
Surviving Sudden Loss 14 true stories about surviving the sudden and unexpected loss of someone you love.
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Divided into two parts and sixteen assignments, My Grief Diary is a workbook designed to give you a safe place to vent feelings and fears, offer tools to help you process the intense emotions, and help you find healing in your heart.
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Remembering My Child invites parents to capture and preserve previous details about their child’s life they don’t want to forget. READ NOW » 5.00
A collection of 76 original illustrations to soothe your sorrow, journal your angst, and color your way to peace. READ NOW » 5.00