I read Motherless Daughters: The Legacy of Loss soon after my Mom died. Hope Edelman's book offered me insight, guidance and hope as I began my own journey as a Motherless Daughter. Today, over 20 years later, I work as an LISW in a private practice counseling those experiencing grief and loss. www.transformativegrief.com is my website filled with articles, strategies and resources. Hope's book, Motherless Daughters: The Legacy of Loss, is one of my recommended reads.
I recently watched a TED Talk of Joan Hailfax discussing compassion. Joan is a Zen Buddhist teacher, anthropologist, ecologist, civil rights activist, hospice caregiver and [...]