Phoenix, AZ -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/18/2015 -- On her global talk radio show, Fifty Shades of Grief, Host Melody Dawn talks about the 6 Myths of Grief and the Grief Recovery Method with John W. James, founder of the Grief Recovery Institute and co-author of several books, including: the Grief Recovery Handbook, When Children Grieve, Moving On, Grief Recovery Handbook for Pet Loss and Moving Beyond Loss. John offers 37 years of experience leading people through the Grief Recovery Method Outreach Program. In this episode, we talk about the 6 myths, and how they do nothing to support grief recovery.
The majority of incorrect ideas about dealing with loss can be summed up in six myths which are so common that nearly everyone recognizes them.
Most people have never questioned whether or not they are valid. The 6 myths are: Time heals all wounds, Grieve alone, Be strong, Don't feel bad, Replace the loss, and Keep busy. Looking at the myth that "time heals" creates the idea that a person just has to wait and they will feel better. We have known people who had waited 10, 20, 30, and 40 years, and still haven't felt better. We know that they would tell you that not only had time not healed them, but that it had compounded the pain. The other five myths carry equally unhelpful messages. John W. James will give you the 37 year time-tested truth that these 6 myths do nothing to support you in your grief recovery. Incomplete recovery from grief can have a lifelong negative effect on the capacity for happiness. The Grief Recovery Method offers grievers the specific actions needed to move beyond loss.
About John W. James
John founded the Grief Recovery Institute thirty years ago as a solution when he couldn't find the resources he needed to deal with his own overwhelming grief at the death of his infant son. Since then, the Institute has expanded to include Sister Organizations in Canada, England, Sweden, and Mexico. Our mission is to deliver grief recovery assistance to the largest number of people in the shortest amount of time.
John is internationally recognized as one of the foremost authorities on grief in the world today. Along with the Institute partner, Russell Friedman, John is the co-author of three benchmark books on the topic of recovery from loss, The Grief Recovery Handbook, When Children Grieve, and Moving On. He is a visiting faculty member at UCLA, Chapman University, the University of Southern California and has guest lectured at Kings College in London. He has delivered workshops and programs for the State of Ohio Dept. of Health, the National SIDS Foundation, and the LAPD and Sheriff's Departments, to name a few. He is a leading advocate for veterans and has trained military personnel on bases all over the country.
About Melody Dawn
Melody Dawn is a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist, a Certified Professional Life Coach and the mother of two insightful young ladies. She is an intuitive, caring and heart centered coach who is patient, honest and direct. She understands that the willingness and courage to accept change will come to different people, at different times, in different ways.
Her amazing way of conversing will support you in identifying your grief and moving through painful emotions as you begin your recovery process. Using a gentle yet persistent approach she creates the ideal safe place for recovery, self-reflection, learning, and growth.
Melody's loss experiences include a miscarriage, spouse's depression, father's diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease followed by Alzheimer's and his eventual passing, as well as a heart breaking divorce resulting in the loss of relationships with extended family and friends. These life events have taught her how to cultivate moment to moment awareness, patience, acceptance and forgiveness. She has learned how to gracefully let go and accept all life transitions. She will be honored to walk alongside you as you learn to do the same.
Melody is dedicated to providing heart guided wisdom and insight along with practical tools to support you in recovering from grief and restoring vitality. Her voice will touch your heart and take you a notch deeper than you've ever been willing to go as she inspires you to awaken to your full potential.
Fifty Shades of Grief is broadcast live every Tuesday at 5 PM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel. While you listen, check out Melody Dawn's website and the Grief Recover Method website: http://www.allseasonscoaching.ca, http://www.griefrecoverymethod.com
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