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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery

101 Inspirational and Comforting Stories about Surviving the Loss of a Loved One

This collection of comforting stories provides support in your time of need. Find inspiration in stories about coping with loss, regaining your strength, appreciating life, and finding new joy.

When you’re hurting, it helps to read stories from other people who have been through the same thing. Losing a loved one, whether a parent, a child, a spouse, a sibling, or a dear friend, is a shared human experience. Take comfort and find inspiration in these personal and revealing stories from people who have been there. Read about how they handled loss and found their way to recovery, finding acceptance, new happiness and meaning in their lives. This book is like having your own portable support group.

Photograph by Derek Smith

Jack Canfield is co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul® series, which includes forty New York Times bestsellers, and coauthor of The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be. He is a leader in the field of personal transformation and peak performance and is currently CEO of the Canfield Training Group and Founder and Chairman of the Board of The Foundation for Self-Esteem. An internationally renowned corporate trainer and keynote speaker, he lives in Santa Barbara, California.

 Mark Victor Hansen is a co-founder of Chicken Soup for the Soul.

Photograph by Susan Morrow