The Science of Living How to Cope with Grief After Losing a Loved One

Living With Character

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 The Science of Living How to Cope with Grief After Losing a Loved One
Table of Contents
HOW TO COPE WITH GRIEF AFTER LOSING A LOVED ONE
OTHER CAUSES OF GRIEF
COMMON REACTIONS OR BEHAVIOR SHOWING GRIEF
HOW TO DEAL WITH THE FEELINGS OF GRIEF AFTER THE LOSS OF A LOVED ONE
HOW TO COPE WITH COMPLICATED GRIEF THAT MAY ARISE AFTER LOSING A LOVED ONE
REASONS FOR EXPERIENCING COMPLICATED GRIEF
STRATEGIES TO DEAL WITH COMPLICATED GRIEF
HOW THE LOSS OF A LOVED ONE CAN BRING OUT PAINFUL EMOTIONS
IT IS POSSIBLE TO ACCEPT THE LOSS OF A LOVED ONE?
HOW TO COPE WITH LONELINESS AFTER THE DEATH OF A LOVED ONE
HOW TO COPE WITH DEPRESSION AFTER THE DEATH OF YOUR LOVED ONE

HOW TO COPE WITH GRIEF AFTER LOSING A LOVED ONE
Is it normal to go through the grieving process? I tend to think that grieving is normal and natural; it takes place over time and through it you can accept and understand the loss. How does it differ from bereavement? Bereavement is what you go through when someone close to you dies. Grieving may involve actions and emotions which may assist one to go through the difficult times people experience due to the loss of loved ones. Both mourning and bereavement are part of the grieving process. Every loss of a person may not be the same to everyone hence grieving may not be the same for everyone. Is this true? This is true. I want you to compare the loss of your beloved mother and a very close friend of yours, which one do you think may lead to prolonged grieving? Keep that answer to yourself. But you should agree with me that grief doesn't look the same for everyone. I lost my mother and still I cannot talk about that death freely.

Below are some of the reasons that may cause grief;
Losing your job
Relationship breakup or divorce
Miscarriage
Serious illness of a loved one
Loss of health
Loss of a friendship
Loss of financial stability
To some people even retirement
Losing a pet to some people may cause grief
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About the author

John Davidson

Born and raised in Wyoming and Canada on Ranches. Studied at Utah State University and taught drafting at Bridgerland Applied Technology College for 20 years. Own and run several businesses, an architectural design business, a web design business and a Sawmill business. Married to Karla for over 30 years and have 4 great kids, living in Mendon, Utah.
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Publisher
JD-Biz Corp Publishing
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Published on
May 15, 2013
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Pages
55
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ISBN
9781311541970
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Language
English
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Genres
Family & Relationships / Death, Grief, Bereavement
Religion / Christian Life / Death, Grief, Bereavement
Self-Help / Death, Grief, Bereavement
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 The Science of Living - How to Improve Your Communication Skills
Table of Contents
Introduction
Starting a Conversation
Communicating With a Spouse
What about Communication with Close Friends?
Talking To Small Children
Maximizing Your Potential at Work through Communication
How to Communicate During Interviews
Talking To Strangers and Making New Friends
Conclusion
Author Bio

How to Improve Your Communication Skills
Introduction
Communication is the process of conveying a message or feeling through verbal or non-verbal means. It entails talking, use of gestures, posture and/or facial expressions. Although most people tend to ignore the importance of communication skills in their lives, the truth of the matter is that it greatly affects their relationship with other people. You must therefore take your time to understand how to improve your personal and professional life by developing better communication techniques. 
Regardless of your height, race, gender, age or place of residence, there is no way that you can live a comfortable and stress-free lifestyle without good communication skills. Your choice of words and other expressions will have a huge impact on the number of friends you have. It will also affect how close –or distant- you are to your friends and the kind of secrets you are likely to share with them. 
Your love-life is also greatly determined by your verbal and non-verbal communication techniques. This means that you must put some effort to improve these skills so as to have a strong and fulfilling love-life. 
Learning good communication skills is also one of the things that can make your professional life so much easier and enjoyable. With good skills, you will find it easy to talk and relate with your juniors and superiors.
Students might also find it very important to improve their communication skills as it will have a huge impact on their performance at school. Socializing with fellow students or even teachers will be so much easier once you learn how to communicate properly. 
It is my hope that after reading this book you will have gained the necessary knowledge to improve your communication skills. Nothing will give me more pleasure than knowing that I improved somebody’s relationship(s) through this book.
 The Science of Living With Honesty and Integrity
Table of Contents
Introduction
Earning Good Karma. 
Quite an honest man!
Let My Conscience Speak for Me
Black, Gray and White – Inflexibility And Compromise.
Walk Quietly by, by the Other Side
Conclusion
Author Bio

Introduction
“Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.”- Spencer Johnson.
I was reading a story by a French writer, in the 17th century, and I found this line very amusing.
“The more he talked about his honesty, the faster we counted our spoons.” 
Well, cynicism is definitely not something new in the 21st century. It has passed down the ages, and especially, when Shakespeare said “The lady doth protest too much, methinks,” when he wrote Hamlet in 1602. Here was a clear-sighted person who knew that somebody was trying to persuade herself and trying to pretend to the world that what she was saying was her own belief and the truth as she saw it.
How many of us are self-deceivers? Some of us will not and cannot face reality. Some of us are ready to blame others for our shortcomings. Some of us are quite prepared to fight for what we consider to be the truth, because we have expounded it, and we want other people to share our beliefs and thoughts.

Be honest with yourself. Once you have faced reality, you can be honest with others.
Honesty, especially when you are able to face reality, and you can understand that you are in the wrong or you are in the right is something very few people can do. They would rather stick their heads in the sand, hoping against hope that the problem is going to go away. Of course, they were not responsible for that particular problem. It just happened.
I was reading a Novel by Amanda Quick in which the whole family decided that they belonged to Bad blood, which was frivolous, spendthrift, and definitely not responsible. That is why they could fob off all their extravagances, and stupid behavior, to this excuse, “we cannot help it, our ancestors were like that and they passed on their habits to us.” 
This was Regency England. Even today, we have plenty of people using the same excuse, because they are definitely not honest enough to admit it that they do not have the strength or the willpower or the inclination to make something of themselves. 
They would rather go with the wind, and pretend helplessly, that they really cannot do something, because, well, they are not capable of doing that. They belong to a genetically imperfect family, they do not have any money, they have always been pulled down by circumstances and situations, and other such puerile and feeble excuses. These are just ways and means in which they can shirk their responsibilities.
These people are slackers and freeloaders. They are not honest, to themselves, or to others, however much they may pretend to be honest in the given sense of the word. They also do not have personal integrity.
#1 New York Times best-seller with more than 11 million copies sold and Amazon’s #17 best-selling book of all time. Heaven Is for Real was the best-selling non-fiction book of 2011 as reported by Nielsen’s Bookscan, and was developed as a major motion picture by Sony in 2014.

“Do you remember the hospital, Colton?” Sonja said. “Yes, mommy, I remember,” he said. “That’s where the angels sang to me.”

When Colton Burpo made it through an emergency appendectomy, his family was overjoyed at his miraculous survival. What they weren’t expecting, though, was the story that emerged in the months that followed—a story as beautiful as it was extraordinary, detailing their little boy’s trip to heaven and back.

Colton, not yet four years old, told his parents he left his body during the surgery–and authenticated that claim by describing exactly what his parents were doing in another part of the hospital while he was being operated on. He talked of visiting heaven and relayed stories told to him by people he met there whom he had never met in life, sharing events that happened even before he was born. He also astonished his parents with descriptions and obscure details about heaven that matched the Bible exactly, though he had not yet learned to read.

With disarming innocence and the plainspoken boldness of a child, Colton tells of meeting long-departed family members. He describes Jesus, the angels, how “really, really big” God is, and how much God loves us. Retold by his father, but using Colton’s uniquely simple words, Heaven Is for Real offers a glimpse of the world that awaits us, where as Colton says, “Nobody is old and nobody wears glasses.”

Heaven Is for Real will forever change the way you think of eternity, offering the chance to see, and believe, like a child.

Continue the Burpos story in Heaven Changes Everything: The Rest of Our Story. Heaven Is for Real also is available in Spanish, El cielo es real.

 The Science of Living – Graciously
Table of Contents
Introduction – What Is The Science Of Living?
Contentment and How to Achieve It
Other People’s Problems – Possibly Your Headache 
Self-Pity and Self-Absorption 
Is it Worthwhile to Keep a Stiff Upper Lip?
Expressions and How They Facilitate Your Passage through Life
My Beliefs are Superior to Yours – You Have to Follow Them

Introduction – What Is The Science Of Living?
Many of us are familiar with the Art of Living. But do you know about the Science of Living? The physical, spiritual, mental, and emotional processes which we are going through in our day to day living are natural, inbuilt, and something which we do instinctively and automatically. Apart from these activities, we add spiritual and emotional strength to our lives by practicing the social, traditional and ethical principles and guidelines to good living brought to us by our ancestors and the wise ancients. This is the extra that we put into our lives in order to achieve spiritual and mental peace and equanimity. These rules of living brought to us by these ancients, under the heading of the art of living.
The Science of Living is looking at little incidents throughout the day or occurring in the lives of people around you. Now how are those actions going to influence you? How are you going to benefit from their mistakes? How are you going to be inspired by their experiences? How are you going to take advantage of this knowledge? This is the basis of The Science of Living in the modern atmosphere of stress, tension and worry.
The Science of Living graciously is going to be made up of a number of lessons. These are easy to implement in your own lives after you have understood them. They are going to be examples of people you see around you. You need to have the power of analyzing this factor – does this example relate to me? Am I a person who spreads joy around me? Or am I a taker contributing nothing to society except possible worry and tension to them. How do I achieve contentment? Is it possible to achieve everything you wish and desire in this world? How do I manage this stressful life, when I find myself facing problems and troubles at every turn? How do I gain the mental strength to cope with sorrow and loss?
Can I achieve all the goals I have set out for myself during this lifetime? If not, is it really worth struggling against huge odds?
Well, I hope this book and the others following it is going to teach you lessons in life and how they were used by the ancients to gain spiritual and emotional guidance, help and strength.
 TABLE OF CONTENTS 
CHAPTER ONE 
INTRODUCTION TO SHIPPING CONTAINER HOMES: 
ADVANTAGES OF SHIPPING CONTAINER HOMES: 
DISADVANTAGES OF SHIPPING CONTAINER HOMES: 
CONTAINER SIZES AND SPECIFICATIONS: 
NEW OR USED CONTAINER: 
PERMITS AND REGULATIONS: 
CHAPTER TWO 
FOUNDATION FOR SHIPPING CONTAINER HOMES: 
SITE CONDITIONS: 
CLIMATE: 
MARKET FACTORS: 
BUILDING DESIGN: 
EXCAVATION AND FOOTINGS: 
TYPES OF MATERIALS USED FOR FOUNDATION CONSTRUCTION: 
CHAPTER THREE 
PLACING THE CONTAINERS: 
JOINING THE CONTAINERS: 
WELDING BASICS: 
ADVANTAGES: 
DISADVANTAGES: 
PARTS OF THE WELDER KIT: 
WELDING SAFETY GEAR: 
PREPPING & GRINDING THE WELD: 
COMMON WELDING PROBLEMS: 
CONTAINER REINFORCEMENT: 
CHAPTER FOUR 
ROOFS: 
TYPES OF ROOFS: 
1. SHED: 
2. GABLE ROOF: 
HOW TO CUT SHIPPING CONTAINERS 
CHAPTER FIVE 
ADVANCED FRAMING: 
ROUGH ELECTRICAL & PLUMBING WORK: 
SOLAR PANELS: 
PLUMBING: 
CHAPTER SIX 
CONTAINER HOME INSULATION: 
THERMAL BRIDGING: 
FLOORING: 
SAFETY LOCKS FOR YOUR CONTAINER HOME: 
CHAPTER SEVEN: RESOURCE DIRECTORY 
CHAPTER EIGHT: PLANS 
PUBLISHER 

Introduction to Shipping Container Homes: 

Shipping container homes are houses that are built using shipping containers. The strength, durability, availability, and the cost effectiveness of containers as building material has made these types of homes popular in recent years. When you buy a container, it might appear as hollow boxes with no windows or openings. However, these boxes are highly customizable; they can be stacked and welded together to create beautiful yet economical homes. The next section is about the pros and cons of living in a shipping container home.
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