LOSS, DEATH AND BEREAVEMENT ARE INEVITABLE TO HUMAN LIFE.
EQUALLY TRUE IS THE HUMAN CAPACITY TO GROW STRENGTH IN THE GARDEN OF SORROW AND SEEK THE PATH OF DEEP GROWTH, TRANSFORMATION AND GRACE, IN THE MIDST OF GRIEF AND PAIN.
Neena Verma, an expert companion, counsellor and educator for meaning-inspired ‘Grief and Growth’, and a bereaved mother herself, offers an in-depth and engaging book, that guides the way to transform grief journey into ‘growth and grace’ pilgrimage. Her path setting GROWTH Mandala framework shows an evocative and practical way to affirm grief, adapt to the emergent reality with resilience, restore well-being, transform and re-emerge with meaning and grace. This book is for you, if you believe that an affirmative, resilient and meaning-centric approach to life radiates light in the dark night of pain. And this book is for you, if you are keen to facilitate deep existential growth for yourself and others, whether or not in grief. Welcome aboard the pilgrimage of faith, hope, strength, wisdom, meaning, growth, love and grace.
This book is a wonderful and powerful read for everyone in search of their life’s meaning or purpose.
—Dr Ronald E. Fry, Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Co-creator of Appreciative Inquiry, Case Western Reserve University, USA
Readers will find comfort, inspiration, wisdom and much-needed guidance from the stories that Neena Verma shares. Beautifully written and sorely needed, this book is a beacon of hope for anyone who has loved and lost.
—Heather Stang, MA, C-IAYT, Author of Mindfulness & Grief and From Grief to Peace and Founder of Mindfulness & Grief Institute
Written from the heart, it will appeal to those who seek the affirming path of growth and grace, in the aftermath of loss. Verma’s words are literature for life.
—Ziya Us Salam, Author of Women in Masjid and other bestselling books Associate Editor, The Hindu and Frontline.
About the Author
Neena is first and foremost a mother. A meaning-inspired person and scholarly practitioner, Neena is a ‘Grief and Growth’ specialist, counsellor and expert companion, Appreciative Inquiry and Positive Psychology practitioner and a Leadership & Life coach. She combines appreciative inquiry, positive psychology, logotherapy, poetry, therapeutic writing and expressive arts to facilitate meaning-centric deep growth. She is a Professional Member of the NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science, Professional Certified Coach from the International Coaching Federation and an Associate of the Taos Institute. Her grief memoir A Mother’s Cry, A Mother’s Celebration has helped many bereaved people. Neena runs an independent library movement for underserved children.
Please reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org