Grieving And Accepting Support From Others


Grieving And Accepting Support

Often when we are grieving, we shy away from others, not wanting to upset them with our situation. If someone reaches out to you, take their hand and let them help guide you along this path of grief.

The image quote above is an excerpt from “Adjusting to Life After Loss, Coping with the Death of a Loved One & Honoring Their Memory” by Lora C Mercado.

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Life after a loss can be difficult, but there are ways to make it more bearable.

Written by Lora C Mercado, who endured the death of her son in 2003, this book will give you tips and strategies to help you heal from the shock and desperation from losing someone you love.

Also included are true stories from others who have walked the journey of grief, and how they have overcome the raw emotions that accompany the death of a loved one.

You will also find a selection of poems, and a list of grief support resources, that will help you on your road to healing.


Chapters Include:

Getting Through the Grief

Stages of Grief

Types of Grievers

Grieving the Loss of a Child

Grieving the Loss of a Spouse pr Partner

Grieving the Loss of a Parent

Grieving the Loss of a Sibling

Grieving the Loss of a Friend

Grieving the Loss of a Pet

Grief of a Caregiver

When a Loved One Commits Suicide

Coping with Multiple Losses

When Grief Turns to Anger

Helping Children Through Grief

Grief During the Holidays

What to Do with Their Stuff

How to Create a Memory Garden

Grief Journal or Letters

Useful Grief Therapies

Journey’s of Grief

Tips to Help the Grieving

Poetry of Grief and Hope

Grief Support Links


Image courtesy of Salvatore Vuono at

About LM 86 Articles
In tribute to her son's passing, Lora C Mercado has been on a quest to help bring peace to those who are in a state of grief with her healing and inspirational books. She is also the founder of the website,, which provides articles and resources to help one cope with grief and loss. "Our Angels Await, Stories of Love from Beyond", includes true stories from people across the globe who have had connections with loved ones who have passed away. "Adjusting to Life After Loss, Coping with the Death of a Loved One and Honoring Their Memory", was released in October 2014. The second book in the series, "Adjusting to Life After the Loss of a Child, Coping, Healing and Understanding the Emotions of Grief" was released in January 2015. You may also enjoy her two latest books: "Healing Grief through Meditation: A Guide to Spiritual Wellness for the Bereaved" and "365 Quotes of Comfort for the Bereaved: A Year of Daily Inspiration to Heal Your Heart" Lora Mercado is also a Usui Reiki Master Practitioner and ordained minister.

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