A Life-Affirming Process That Provides Transformative Support
No one who lives and loves will be immune from grief and trauma. While this suffering is universal, living through a devastating event often leaves people feeling alone and even alienated. Michele Neff Hernandez experienced this when her thirty-nine-year-old husband died after being hit by a car while riding his bicycle. Her most transformative realization was that grief changes us. There is no going back or bucking up. Life is now different.
In Different after You
, Michele presents easy-to-digest steps based on her work with thousands of widowed people and her innovative grief support programs. Through this process, anyone who has experienced life-altering trauma will discover a map for grieving what they've lost, identifying what they've gained, and learning to embrace the person they've become.
Michele Neff Hernandez is a 2021 CNN Hero, a gifted speaker, and a committed advocate for the widowed and bereaved. Her creation of Camp Widow(R) and Soaring Spirits International(R) has brought her global acclaim. Michele regularly speaks to first responders, hospital workers, religious congregations, and diverse community organizations. She lives in Southern California. Kristine Carlson is the bestselling author of Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Women and lives in Northern California.