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After Loss

A Grief Observed by C. S. Lewis

A beautiful yet honest account of C. S. Lewis' grief and slow recovery following his wife's tragic death.

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Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Professor of Medicine Emeritus, Kabat-Zinn has helped people the world over cope with stress, anxiety, pain and illness. The YouTube link below will take you to a 70-minute mindfulness session led by Kabat-Zinn.

Visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nwwKbM_vJc

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

This legendary work is a guide to finding meaning in difficult times. Frankl, a Holocaust-survivor and psychiatrist, could not have anticipated the power of his book which has sold more than 3 million English language copies. The link will take you to a Ted talk dating back to 1972.

Visit http://www.ted.com/talks/viktor_frankl_youth_in_search_of_meaning.html

The Other Side of Sadness by George Bonanno

Pioneering bereavement and trauma researcher uncovers a new and more resilient side to grief.

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The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

Barely a widow, American author, Joan Didion, writes of her experience following the sudden death of her husband. The book was so powerful, it was adapted for Broadway. The link takes you to a Charlie Rose interview of the author and the Broadway production's star, Vanessa Redgrave.

Visit http://www.charlierose.com/view/interview/8500