The Wisdom of Grief: Mining the Treasure Inherent in Great Loss

 
9780986278105: The Wisdom of Grief: Mining the Treasure Inherent in Great Loss

The Wisdom of Grief is a spiritual self-help book for the bereaved about how to recognize and maximize the opportunities for transformation in this universal human experience. Gripping, honest, and inspirational, it offers knowledge and specific contemplations to help grievers move fluidly through this often painful but potentially life expanding experience. Part memoir of complicated grief, part professional perspective on grieving, part guidebook through the transcendental journey of grief, the Wisdom of Grief is a map, guiding us gently to a place beyond fear, where an immense treasure lies, waiting to be unearthed.

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Leslie Palumbo is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and meditation teacher who has worked extensively in bereavement and mindfulness over the past 20 years. As a School Social Worker; a consultant to the Chicago Public Schools; a child therapist and clinician in private practice; and a volunteer in hospice, she has individually counseled and facilitated bereavement groups with diverse populations and taught mindfulness during loss to individuals, families, and workshops throughout the country. Find out more at lesliepalumbo.com or visit wisdomofgrief.com

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A graceful navigation of violent loss...Well-versed in meditation and mindfulness, Palumbo sets up each chapter to share her experience, explain the gift this phase of her grief provided, and offer an exercise in "contemplation."....rooted in beautiful imagery and generous epiphanies...A stunning exploration of how loss can open us to new perspectives...The meditation exercises are varied but always accessible, even for those with no experience with meditation.

A fascinating case study of grief and mindfulness.

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