In this groundbreaking new work, David Kessler—an skilled on grief and the coauthor with Elisabeth Kübler-Ross of the iconic On Grief and Grieving—journeys past the basic 5 levels to discover a sixth stage: which means.
In 1969, Elisabeth Kübler Ross first recognized the levels of dying in her transformative ebook On Death and Dying. Decades later, she and David Kessler wrote the basic On Grief and Grieving, introducing the levels of grief with the similar transformative pragmatism and compassion. Now, based mostly on hard-earned personal experiences, in addition to information and wisdom earned via many years of work with the grieving, Kessler introduces a essential sixth stage.
Many individuals look for “closure” after a loss. Kessler argues that it’s discovering which means beyond the levels of grief most of us are acquainted with—denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance—that may rework grief right into a more peaceful and hopeful expertise. In Finding Meaning, Kessler shares the insights, collective knowledge, and highly effective tools that may help these experiencing loss.