Allen Klein Featured in Article for Huffington Post

Allen Klein, author of Embracing Life After Loss, has been featured in an article written by Brittany Wong for Huffington Post on how to handle the first holiday season after the loss of a loved one.

How To Deal With Grief If It’s Your First Holiday Without A Loved One

For Americans who have lost someone to COVID-19 or anything else this year, the holiday season might be an uphill battle. Here’s advice on processing the pain.

By Brittany Wong

Ask yourself how your loved one would want you to carry on with your life.

Lean into all your feeling this season, but actively look for bright spots, too. That’s very likely what your late relative would have wanted for you, said Allen Klein, author of “Embracing Life After Loss: A Gentle Guide for Growing Through Grief.”

“Ask yourself how the deceased would want you to carry on with your life,” he said. “Most people I’ve talked to have said their loved one would want them to get on with their life, be joyous and enjoy life rather than carry their grief around forever.”

To get in that mindset, Klein said it helps to look around you and take note of all you still have to be grateful for: a safe place to live, your family, your children, your partner, your friends ― even if you have to see most of them over Zoom this year.

“To want what you don’t have is to waste what you do have,” he said.

Read entire article here.

Embracing Life After Loss by Allen Klein

Embracing Life After Loss

A Gentle Guide for Growing through Grief

Work through the depression of grief and loss with resilience: Losing a loved one is never easy. Allen Klein knows how it feels—just like you, he’s lost many loved ones in his life. Inspired by Klein’s experience with the loss of his wife, Embracing Life after Loss will help you to recover from grief and loss—just like Klein did.

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