Meditation, Yoga & Journaling Exercises From the Acclaimed Book Mindfulness & Grief

The Natural Way to Reduce Suffering From Grief & Loss

Grief is an artifact of love, and although it is a natural reaction to loss, most of us suffer greatly - in our body, mind and spirit. Mindfulness - the practice of paying attention to the present moment with an attitude of compassion - can help you reduce suffering in all areas of your life. It is a stress management skill that will help you improve your physical and mental health through grief and beyond. It is easy to learn, and works with all spiritual beliefs. Guided meditations for grief and articles based on Mindfulness And Grief will help you find refuge and fully live your life after loss.

Mindfulness and Grief Book

What Is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is a natural way to reduce physical, emotional and spiritual suffering when you are grieving.

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Meditations for Grief

Listen to guided meditations led by Heather Stang & developed to help your body, mind and spirit cope with your loss.

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Featuring over 35 meditation, yoga & journaling exercises, plus inspirational stories, in an easy to follow 8 week format.

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About The Mindfulness & Grief Book

Mindfulness & Grief is an eight-week guide using meditation, yoga, journaling and expressive arts, plus inspirational stories, to help you reduce suffering and emerge transformed on the other side of loss. This book will help you:

  • Ease your physical symptoms of grief
  • Calm your mind and help you regulate difficult emotions
  • Improve your present moment awareness
  • Increase compassion toward yourself and others
  • Help you make meaning from your loss
  • Develop your new self-narrative for moving forward

Grief is a natural reaction to loss, but if you are like most people, grief can leave you feeling emotionally mentally and physically exhausted. Fortunately the ancient practice of mindfulness can help to reduce your suffering and be your guiding light on the path through tough times. The good news is you don't need to have any previous meditation or yoga experience to benefit from Mindfulness & Grief. All you need is a desire to reduce your own pain.

Mindfulness and Grief will help you grieve authentically - and at the same time teach you skills that will help you ease the physical symptoms of loss and reduce your suffering. Mindfulness & Grief will help you begin the process of healing. Learn how to cope with grief, and embark on your unique healing journey that may lead to unimaginable posttraumatic growth.

Based on the 8-Week Mindfulness & Grief program developed by Heather Stang, this book features inspirational stories and over 35 mindfulness-based exercises including meditation, yoga, journaling and instructions for a personal day-long retreat. Learn how the present moment can be a safe haven for healing the pain of grief and loss.

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