GRIEF.

Our Recommendations.

The following is a list of books / podcasts / talks / services recommended for those navigating their way through bereavement and grief. We are so sorry for what you are going through. We feel your pain. While this list is not exhaustive we hope that it will help a little as you go.

 

For Children

BOOKS

    • RoseSarah Woods *
    • Noodle loses DadSarah Corbett Lynch *
    • The Goodbye BookTodd Parr
    • The Invisible String – Patrice Karst and Joanne Lew-Vriethoff
    • Grandad’s IslandBenji Davies
    • Why Do I Feel So Sad?: A Grief Book for Children by Tracy Lambert-Prater
    • You Will Be Okay: Find Strength, Stay Hopeful and Get to Grips With Grief (aged 9+)

JOURNALS

  •  Kid’s Grief Journal (Children & Teens Grief Journals) by Diana Hamlett & Sonja Sharif
  • My Grief Journey: Coloring Book and Journal FOR KIDS by Laura Diehl
  • The Memory Book: A Grief Journal for Children and Families by Joanna Rowland

* denotes Irish authors

For Teens

BOOKS

  • The Color of Absence: 12 Stories about Loss and Hope by ed. James Howe
  • When a Friend Dies: A Book for Teens About Grieving & Healing by Marilyn E. Gootman, Ed.D.
  • The Healing Your Grieving Heart Journal for Teens by Alan D. Wolfelt, PhD
  • Straight Talk about Death for Teenagers by Earl A. Grollman
  • Grief Recovery for Teens by Coral Popowitz
  • You Are Not Alone: Teens Talk About Life After The Loss of a Parent by Lynn B Hughes

JOURNALS

  • Fire in My Heart, Ice in My Veins: A Journal for Teenagers Experiencing Loss by Enid Samuel Traisman
  • The Healing Your Grieving Heart Journal for Teens (Healing Your Grieving Heart series) by Alan D Wolfelt
For Adults

BOOKS

  • On Grief and Grieving Elisabeth Kübler-Ross’s & David Kessler
  • Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of Grief – David Kessler
  • It’s OK that you’re not OK Megan DevineDid Ye Hear Mammy DiedSéamus O’Reilly*
  • Anxiety The Missing Stage of GriefClaire Bidwell Smith
  • Transforming Traumatic Grief by Courtney Armstrong
  • Sorrow & BlissMeg Mason
  • After the StormEmma Jane Unsworth
  • Sunset – Jessie Cave
  • Bearing the Unbearable by Joanne Cacciatore
  • Permission to Mourn:  A New Way to Do Grief by Tom Zuba
  • Healthy Healing: A Guide to Working Out Grief Using the Power of Exercise and Endorphins by Michelle Steinke-Baumgard

* denotes Irish author

JOURNALS

  • Grief Day By Day: Simple Practices and Daily Guidance for Living with Loss by Jan Warner
  • How to Carry What Can’t Be Fixed: A Journal for Grief by Megan Devine
  • Your Grief, Your Way: A Year of Practical Guidance and Comfort After Loss by Shelby Forsythia
BWDW Programme
Living with Bereavement

  • Length – 35 minutes
  • Audience – Adults
  • Cost €15

This session deals with coping with grief whatever stage you are at. It provides the viewer with an opportunity to take stock and focus on their own self-care and ways to navigate their way through their bereavement / grief.

Podcasts
  • Ready to be Real Podcast by Sile Seoige *
    • June Burke: Kindness Matters
    • Kathie Stritch: Eternally Connected
  • Death Becomes Him Podcast by Brian Dowling *
  • Shapes of Grief Podcast by Liz Gleeson *
  • Des Bishop Podcast in Conversation with Jason Byrne *
  • Unlocking Us – David Kessler and Brene Brown on Grief and Finding Meaning

* denotes Irish authors

Ted Talks / Videos
  • Grief it’s Complicated…10% of the Time | Dr. Susan Delaney*
  • Grief 101 video (plus more) – www.grief.com (Daivd Kessler)
Courses

Grief.com – David Kessler offers a variety of courses through his website.