Essays on Grief
An icy road. A no-fault death. In the blink of an eye Amy Florian was a 25-year old widow. She did not know it at the time; but her husband’s death began a lifelong mission of helping people heal from life’s crushing losses.
Amy Florian became the CEO of Corgenius, a company that specializes in training professionals to effectively support clients in transition, loss, and grief. A nationally acclaimed speaker, she draws on personal experience and the best research in neuroscience, psychology, sociology, and thanatology (the study of death and grief) to deliver dynamic and engaging presentations. She holds a Master’s Degree and is a Fellow in Thanatology (the highest international level of certification in the field of grief studies), she is adjunct professor in a graduate department of Loyola University in Chicago, she has worked with more than 2,000 grieving people, and she consults with businesses, professionals, and individuals across the country.
After John’s death, in her determination to heal, Amy kept a journal based on her experiences, and from that journal she has published 12 insightful essays. We provide them for you here, in the hopes that they will help you in your journey toward healing.