New Book Gives Readers ‘A CRASH COURSE IN Grief Recovery’

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Author Tom Lord offers a guide to dealing with tragedy and loss and inner healing.

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This comprehensive guide is applicable to anyone, from organizations to individuals, dealing with any type of grief.

The pain of loss is something that can linger for a lifetime if not tended to, and can affect entire communities, which is why promoting healing and recovery after times of tragedy must be a group effort as well. With his new book, author Tom Lord gives readers “A CRASH COURSE IN Grief Recovery” (published by Trafford Publishing) that will aid them in their own personal battles, as well as in helping others in need of comfort.

Lord’s book was motivated by the selfless desire to help people get rid of the awful load of grief they carry around with them. He begins with widows, but his work can help people with any kind of grief issues. From heartbreaks, to loneliness and alienation, to frustrations in career advancement, and most especially the loss of friends and loved ones, there are many things in life that can hurt a person, but there must also be a time and place for healing. Grief affects everyone in many different ways, and through his book, Lord offers his readers a way to help themselves as well as others get rid of it.

“A CRASH COURSE IN Grief Recovery” utilizes the author’s extensive life experiences to guide readers in coping with loss. This comprehensive guide is applicable to anyone, from organizations to individuals, dealing with any type of grief.

“A CRASH COURSE IN Grief Recovery”
By Tom Lord
Softcover | 5 x 8in | 168 pages | ISBN 9781466919341
E-Book | 168 pages | ISBN 9781466938182
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Tom Lord is a third generation funeral service professional. He has helped many families plan meaningful life appreciation services for their loved ones. His commitment was always do everything for those he served as if the deceased were his own mother, father, wife or child. He organized and worked with many grief recovery support groups in Central Maine.
Lord was a pioneer in teaching CPR. He once wrote that he was teaching the "stuff" before they knew what to call it. He was the first American Red Cross Instructor Trainer for CPR and Advanced First Aid in the state. He introduced medical oxygen and two way radio communications for ambulance service in his area. He founded and managed a volunteer food pantry, serving seven towns during an economic depression. He also implemented a disaster plan used as a model by many Maine towns in preparation for Y2K. Lord is a committed Christian. He enjoys teaching Sunday School and writing. He often hikes and canoes with his wife Louise.

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