All About Grief

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Grief is an emotion that emerges at different stages of our lives. Whether it feels like a broken heart, or a blue maze enclosing and constricting our bodies as shown in the cover illustration, or as other depressing gut feelings, grief has a debilitating effect on the sufferer. Its appearance may follow from some emotional trauma, due to the loss of a loved one. or the breakup of an attachment, or perhaps some crushing disappointment.

Psychologist Lora-Ellen McKinney compassionately describes and explains the essentials of grief in small bite-sized sections that are visually complemented by the colorful emoticon like figures that enhance the text. Directed primarily toward the preteen reader, the text will serve as a resource for all ages. In short chapters, grief is defined, and its causes are surveyed, its effect on the brain and body is examined and how it modifies behavior.

The five stages of grief outlined by Kubler-Ross are reviewed. Simple breathing and movement exercises are outlined to help overcome the ennui, along with very many other helpful suggestions to gain control over grief. This is a fundamental book that allows youngsters to look at this bewildering and unsettling emotion. and how to broach the problem for themselves and others.


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Author Lora-Ellen McKinney, Sophia Touliatou
Star Count 5/5
Format Hard
Page Count 88 pages
Publisher 1517 Media
Publish Date 09-Apr-2024
ISBN 9781506491271
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Issue May 2024
Category Children's
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Grief is an emotion that emerges at different stages of our lives. Whether it feels like a broken heart, or a blue maze enclosing and constricting our bodies as shown in the cover illustration, or as other depressing gut feelings, grief has a debilitating effect on the sufferer. Its appearance may follow from some emotional trauma, due to the loss of a loved one. or the breakup of an attachment, or perhaps some crushing disappointment.

Psychologist Lora-Ellen McKinney compassionately describes and explains the essentials of grief in small bite-sized sections that are visually complemented by the colorful emoticon like figures that enhance the text. Directed primarily toward the preteen reader, the text will serve as a resource for all ages. In short chapters, grief is defined, and its causes are surveyed, its effect on the brain and body is examined and how it modifies behavior.

The five stages of grief outlined by Kubler-Ross are reviewed. Simple breathing and movement exercises are outlined to help overcome the ennui, along with very many other helpful suggestions to gain control over grief. This is a fundamental book that allows youngsters to look at this bewildering and unsettling emotion. and how to broach the problem for themselves and others.

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Author Lora-Ellen McKinney, Sophia Touliatou
Star Count 5/5
Format Hard
Page Count 88 pages
Publish Date 1517 Media
ISBN 9781506491271
Amazon Buy this Book
Issue May 2024
Category Children's
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