ITEM: One signed copy of ‘Griefabet Everydaygrief letters to wrap around your heart’ by Karen Johnson.
DETAILS: A comfort book for anyone living with loss, Griefabet: Everyday Letters to Wrap Around Your Heart, uses the alphabet to guide readers from A to Z along their grief journey. Griefabet gives readers:
- The Gift of Healing – Give Griefabet as a thoughtful condolence gift for someone you care about in need of a lift, or use it along your personal grief journey. Griefabet can also be utilized as a counseling tool for professionals.
- Hope Through Sadness – Loss can be triggered by numerous life events including: the death of a loved one, divorce, military deployment, the loss a job, the disintegration of a relationship or failing health. Griefabet offers hopeful coping strategies for each unique grief path.
- A Break from the Rules – Written with the individual griever in mind, Griefabet has no rules offering comfort on each page, in any order, on any day. Read one page each day for 26 days of support or read at your own pace to endure your unique sadness.
May this book encourage your sadness, your missing, your remembering, and your awakening of a newfound hope. There are no timelines to develop your private GriefAbility. Embrace the past, live today, and discover a different voice of gladness for the future.
CV: Karen O. Johnson, MEd has been a grief counselor since 1981, providing individual and group counseling to a large population of youth, families, and adults coping with loss issues. She has four decades of experience as an educator and is currently the Area Chair, Lead Faculty in the Social Sciences Human Services Program at the University of Phoenix, Utah main campus. She is also the founder of EveryDayGrief, LLC (www.everydaygrief.com), a company offering training seminars and innovative curriculum for helping professionals. Karen holds a BA in English/Speech from the University of Utah, a Masters of Education in School Counseling from Brigham Young University, an Administration Endorsement from Utah State University, and English as a Second Language Certification from the Utah State Office of Education. Karen is also a certified laughter yoga instructor and a Human Services-Board certified practitioner.