Thomas Attig

The Alchemy of Grief: Embracing Mourning through Grace is a soulful journey through the transformative properties of grief. Looking at how we approach grief in American society and previous literature published to date, this book presents a new grief model and explores how an experience of loss can be transformed through the alchemical processes of mortificatio, solutio, calcinatio, sublimatio, coagulatio, separatio, and coniunctio. Each has its own healing properties, and each shows up at just the right time. Drawing on alchemy as a support system for conscious grief work, Dr. Fidel-Rice interviews eight grieving souls whose stories powerfully illustrate the alchemical processes. This is an important book for any person dealing with grief and a must have for any therapist working with a grieving patient.

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Mar 8, 2013 – Jon Underwood, a British Web designer and self-named “death entrepreneur,” helps people talk about the taboo topic over tea and cake.


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Seth Godin 

He writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership and most of all, changing everything.

In the classic book, Yoga – The Spirit and Practice of  Moving into Stillness by Erich Schiffmann.  Renowned yoga master Schiffman, speaks to clarity and decision making in chapter 11 Listening for Guidance.

 “If you were clear there would be no need of a decision”

Schiffmann from the beginning walks us through the path of using yoga movement and meditation to get to the techniques toward being clear.