Helping you through life and grief.

These resources are not boxes you need to check off in the grieving process or requirements to heal.
Your journey is unique.

It will be up to you to decide which resources will be most supportive to you at this point in your journey, but this can be a helpful place to start whether you are looking to support yourself or others.

The Bookshelf

At least one person from our team reads each book before we add it to our list. We want to find books that can help you love yourself or love other people better through life and grief. There are a variety of books listed written from different perspectives and beliefs. Please read the summaries below along with the Amazon ratings and reviews to determine what would be best for you at this time.
Permission to Mourn
Tom knows a thing or two or three about grief. After losing his daughter, his wife, and then his son, he is committed to helping people discover a new way to do grief. Tom believes the death of someone we love cracks us open inviting us to become the person we were born to be and he will help you see pain in a new way.

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Option B
After the sudden death of her husband, Sheryl Sandberg felt certain that she and her children would never feel pure joy again. Adam Grant, a psychologist at Wharton, told her there are concrete steps people can take to recover and rebound from life-shattering experiences. They share this and more with you in Option B.
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A Grief Observed
You may know C.S. Lewis as the author of Chronicles of Narnia. But what you may not know is that he wrote this book after his wife's tragic death as a way of surviving the "mad midnight moment." A Grief Observed is C.S. Lewis's honest reflection on the fundamental issues of life, death, and faith in the midst of loss.

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Notes On Grief
This is a really raw take on grief, getting a personal look into the shock, loneliness, and struggle Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie faced as well we her family faced after the death of her father in 2020. It’s a short book, but impactful, as her award-winning storytelling transports us into her loss and grappling with how to feel and heal.

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Confessions of a Funeral Director
Caleb Wilde’s shares his wisdom, thoughts, and insights from working at a funeral home and inheriting the family business that goes back more than 6 decades! He writes full of wonder, compassion, and empathy for those looking to explore more about death, life, and beyond.

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The Grief Recovery Handbook
The Grief Recovery Handbook is an incredible tool to help you navigate through a lifetime of grief no matter where you are in your journey - even decades later. You will learn tangible exercises/activities to process your loss, grief, and incomplete emotions that may have you feeling stuck to find healing.

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A to Z Healing Toolbox
Written by social worker Susan Hannifin-MacNab after her husband was killed suddenly, she eventually realized that grief and trauma healing do not occur by waiting for time to pass. Action and intention are the pillars needed to lay a foundation for rebirth and build a powerful roadmap for healing.

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Maybe You Should Talk To Someone
With startling wisdom and humor, Gottlieb invites us into her world as both clinician and patient, examining the truths and fictions we tell ourselves and others as we teeter on the tightrope between love and desire, meaning and mortality, guilt and redemption, terror and courage, hope and change.

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The Good Goodbye
Whether you’re facing the end of a relationship or a job, the death of a loved one, or the loss of a long held dream, the way you say goodbye can mean the difference between stagnating in grief and thriving in the future. Dr. Gladys Ato helps you release old pain and discover new experiences to create the life you want.

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In My Own Skin
Kirsten Schowalter's memoir is an incredible invitation to join her on her journey through grief after losing her dad to a tragic car accident. Navigating through grief with her mother and younger sisters proves to be challenging, but Kirsten brings such honesty and vulnerability as she shared their story in finding life again.

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Guide For Grief
Rev. Dr. Rodger Murchison brings decades of pastoral experience (conducting more than 500 funerals), grief counseling, and his doctorate from Princeton Theological Seminary to help guide people with a Christian perspective through grief and healing. This book includes questions and  prayers to sit with.

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Helpful Podcasts

Talking About the Taboo of Grief

We'd like to share some podcasts that we’ve enjoyed if you’re looking for a place to start in searching for conversations to offer support, comfort, and a place of community.

Just click on each image below to be taken to the podcast page.

Helpful Podcasts

All There Is with Anderson Cooper
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Grief Out Loud
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Grief Cast
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Terrible, Thanks For Asking
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Commune with Jeff Krasno
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Articles + Blogs

Words that can help us.

Here are resources to help you whether you are looking for support for yourself or looking to help others.

How to Stay Empathic Without Suffering So Much
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How to Help Someone Who Is Grieving
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What to Say...What Not to Say...
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How to be Supportive When Someone Close to You has Cancer
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How to Help People Support You in Grief
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A Documentary To Watch

The Griefwalker

The Griefwalker is a powerful documentary that is informative, supportive, and inspirational.

The film grapples with life’s hard questions and mysteries in an honest and thought-provoking way. It’s just over an hour long, and follows Stephen Jenkinson, a palliative care death specialist as he shares profound wisdom and helps people through the transitions.

You can watch it free online by clicking the button below or click on the image to buy the DVD.

Watch The Documentary
Supporting Others

A Free Tool To Help You Show Up For Someone in Grief

"Let me know if you need anything" is one of the most common responses to someone grieving. However, it puts the responsibility back on the griever and doesn't open up dialogue for follow through or true connection. So we created a free solution to help people offer personalized support...

"How Can I Love You Better?"
Affiliate Partner Services

We have partnered with Support Now to offer a free way for you to ask for help when you’re going through a tough time.

The last thing you need when you’re struggling–whether it’s a diagnosis, death, job loss, family transition, or something else–is feeling alone. In the challenging times of need, from meal delivery to financial needs, Support Now creates an easy way to ask for help.

Get Support Now

We have teamed up with Help Texts to provide a discount to our community for those wanting grief support via text messaging. Please check out their offering. If you sign up for their services, you will receive $10 off and Momento Foundation will receive $10 towards serving families.

*Please note: We will only partner with affiliates who we trust and would use for our own families. We welcome feedback and recommendations in regards to services to ensure we have the best partners.

Love Not Lost is now Momento