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On the Wings of a Butterfly: A Special Story to support conversations on grief and loss

By: Belinda Messer

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2016

Seller ID: 003951

ISBN: 0992538734

Condition: New


This very special book on grief for young children up to 9 years is suitable for all children who are experiencing the loss of a loved one or who are preparing for the loss of a somebody close to them. Coming from a place of permission and comfort, this book will help a young one through this sad and very difficult to understand time. I drew upon my own experiences when writing this book and used what would have made me feel better when I was a little girl losing my father at a very young age. Most children will experience loss during their childhood. Be it a close family member, pet, a baby ... View more info

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Coping with Suicide: Signs We Missed and Strategies to Use in the Aftermath

By: Christine Howard

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Global Publishing Group: 2015

Seller ID: 003528

ISBN: 1922118842

Condition: New


One million people commit suicide each year! That's one death every 40 seconds... International Author, Speaker and Life Coach, Christine Howard is a mother who lost her 20 year old daughter to suicide. In this book, she shares her firsthand experience of how this tragedy unfolded and affected her family and friends. Christine now coaches, counsels and supports other people who have been touched by suicide, or who are fearful that it may become a reality in their own life. This book gives you practical tools and strategies to help yourself and others. You'll Discover: Essential strategies t... View more info

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The Denial of Death

By: Ernest Becker

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Souvenir Press: 2011

Seller ID: 9780285638976

ISBN: 0285638971

Condition: New


Ernest Becker tackles our relationship to mortality and searches for alternative ways to live. Winner of the 1974 Pulitzer Prize and the culmination of Ernest Becker's life's work, The Denial of Death is one of the twentieth-century's great works. In it Ernest Becker passionately seeks to understand the basis of human existence. Taking the fundamental fact of existence as man's refusal to acknowledge his own mortality, Becker sheds new light on humanity and the meaning of life itself. Becker views human civilisation and achievement as an attempt to transcend a sense of mortality. Mankind seeks... View more info

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I Want My Mummy Back : A Moving True Story of One Family's Loss [used book]

By: Jon Nicholson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Vermilion: 2008

Seller ID: 0091923735

ISBN: 0091923735

Condition: Good


This account will not hide from the truth of what this illness does to the one who is suffering, and to all those whom that person loved the most. Above all, however, I want to write this book because my story, which is also Emma's and that of our three wonderful children, is nevertheless a story of hope.' I Want My Mummy Back is Jon's Nicholson's moving account of how he and his children coped when their mother was diagnosed with the cancer that ultimately took her life. Here he writes about how her illness put unimaginable strains on the relationship with his wife and the loved ones around t... View more info

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The Death Talker: What We Need To Talk About When Confronting Death

By: Molly Carlile

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2016

Seller ID: 004578

ISBN: 174257873X

Condition: New


Since the dawn of time, human beings have been curious about death. Most of us have no real down time to contemplate 'what if this was to happen, or that?' We are all too busy in our day-to-day lives. Often, it's only when death confronts us personally that we give any serious thought to the meaning of our own life and our mortality. The Death Talker offers a common sense approach to having the conversations we will all need to have one day . how to plan a good death and to die well. This book is a practical guide on how to start the difficult conversation of death and identifies a range of op... View more info

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Sometimes Life Sucks: When someone you love dies

By: Molly Carlile

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Inspired Living: 2010

Seller ID: 9781742371887

ISBN: 1742371884

Condition: New


A great book for parents and teachers to use with teens struggling with grief and loss. A valuable resource for teenagers who are struggling to cope with some kind of loss or grief, and for the people who love them and want to help. As adults, we are happy to talk about our sex lives in a crowded pub; we're happy to divulge details of our money problems on a mobile phone while on crowded public transport; we easily discuss the intricacies of childbirth to whoever will listen. Yet, we all avoid conversations about the one certainty of human existence: death. Our avoidance of death and grief m... View more info

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When You Lose Someone You Love: A Journey Through the Heart of Grief

By: Susan Squellati Florence

Price: $9.99

Publisher: UK, Helen Exley Giftbooks: 2002

Seller ID: 002524

ISBN: 1861874219

Condition: New


When You Lose Someone You Love' is a very thoughful and lovely book to revisit again and again as we live through sorrow and anger and loss. We don't know how we can carry on. This gentle book talks about the feelings of sadness and gives support and strength as you journey through this time of grief. It will be a source of comfort as you very quietly, very gradually begin to heal. View more info