Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver
Author Name: Anne-Marie Lockmyer
Have a grieving friend and don’t know what to say or do? No more fear, or walking on eggshells. This award-winning book will equip the reader to: understand what they are experiencing and feeling, say the right things and avoid saying the wrong things, be supportive with appropriate actions and gifts, encourage them during the holidays, write a lovely message in a sympathy card and so much more. Tips are general as well as specific to the loss. Included is a special reminder list for the first year of grief. This simply to read, practical book will give you all you need to take the awkwardness out of grief.
“You will enter this book awkward and unsure – you will emerge a confident, loving and creative advocate for your grieving friend.” Dr. Vicki K. Harvey
Anne-Marie Lockmyer lives in Anaheim, California where she is rebuilding her life after the sudden death of her beloved husband of 26 years. Her desire is to help change the way people respond to the grieving and the mentally ill – two areas she knows all too well. She works with groups and individuals who have suffered loss by helping them work on recovery. She is an award-winning author and a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist.