Learning to Laugh When You Feel Like Crying: Embracing Life After Loss

by Allen Klein
(San Francisco, CA)

When I was grieving from the loss of my wife, I found that grief books often told about all the negative things I might experience. It was not something I wanted to hear. Nor did I want to plow through hundreds of pages about loss.

What I really needed was a book that was easy to read, encouraging, and inspirational. Since that was hard to find, I wrote my own.

Learning to Laugh When You Feel Like Crying consists of five stages of going from loss to laugh: Losing, Learning, Letting Go, Living, and Laughing.

The book can be opened anywhere and will provide an encouraging thought for anyone going through a loss no matter what stage they are in.

The book is published by Goodman Beck Publishing and is available in book form, in Kindle and as an audiobook.

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Congratulations on your grief book
by: Lesley from Grief and Sympathy

Hi Allen

Thanks for sharing your book with us. The reason you describe for writing the book is pretty much why we wrote this site. It is so important to focus on the positive and not dwell on the negative aspects of grief. You can sit in a corner and be miserable, or choose to get on with your life and squeeze every bit of goodness and pleasure out of it that you can. And it is hard to do, but it gets easier. And I agree that the importance of laughter is impossible to overstate.


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