I Am An Author


This is my coming out… as an AUTHOR  As most of you know I’m in the process of editing the forthcoming book “Grieving Parents: Surviving Loss as a Couple”. As part of the publication etc I have started a Facebook page under my name, as an author. https://www.facebook.com/NathalieHimmelrich Please share […] Read more »

Why Men and Women Have Different Ways of Grieving – Intuitive and Instrumental Grieving

multiple hands laying on top of one another

Kenneth Doka, who wrote the book “Grieving Beyond Gender”, developed the idea of two patterns of grieving: the intuitive pattern and the instrumental pattern. Intuitive grievers express grief in an affective way, which means they adapt to it by showing emotions. Instrumental grievers experience grief physically, such as in a […] Read more »

Grief: Emotional, Physical and Cognitive Reactions

grieving woman kneeling on floor

No one is ever prepared to lose a loved one. Whether it was expected or not, it still comes accompanied by shock. Even though we know rationally that death is inescapable we always hope that it won’t or won’t yet happen. … and we hope it would not hurt as […] Read more »