Editorial & Reader Reviews


“We are grateful for the work you do in teaching emotional and psychological support strategies to those who need it, and we look forward to watching your continued success. Thank you for your commitment to Colorado.” —John Hickenlooper, Governor of Colorado

“The book can help to ground each person who reads it. It organizes a thought pattern and generally helps people to identify and acknowledge the many possibilities that they have as they face the future. It is helpful and hopeful and I know it will offer everyone who reads it a new lease on life giving each grieving individual a place to start to put their life together.” —Myrna Sigman

Living with Loss is a fountain of hope for those who are wondering how they will get through another day after a profound loss. The pages are filled with daily gems of inspiration, advice, and common sense.” —Dr. Gloria Horsley, President and Founder of Open to Hope

“This book is the best gift you can give to yourself or to someone else who is grieving. It is as warm, open, direct, and supportive as sitting down for a cup of tea with Rachel herself. Go in order or just pick a page and you will find wise words to help you along the journey of grief.” —Jennifer McBride, President, HeartLight Center

“Written by a grief expert with a lot of talent, Rachel knows what she’s talking about. This book can be opened to any page and compassionate comfort will be found.” —Andrea Gambill, Editor-in-Chief, Grief Digest magazine


“This book is filled with hope, practical advice, and a wisdom that will be helpful for those facing grief. I highly recommend it.” —Deborah Gauchat, PhD, Licensed Psychologist

“The positive and encouraging tone of this helpful book honors the loss experienced by the reader, while also offering daily tips for recreating a full life in the aftermath of a loss.” —Michele Neff Hernandez, Executive Director, Soaring Spirits Loss Foundation

Living with Loss is like sitting with a good friend who helps you take your grief day by day. Simple by design and full of practical advice from one who has been there, Rachel shows us that out of something bad comes something good.” —Lloyd Osgood, CEO, Comfort Zone Camp

Living with Loss should grace your bedside table and should be read each morning or evening as part of your healing ritual, prayer, or meditation. This book will keep you focused on what you can positively do each day, without being self-judgmental.” —Jan Waggoner, Publisher, Bereavement Publications

“I wish every single person struggling with loss could hear your presentation. You have an amazing ability to effectively discuss the core of human emotions surrounding loss; expanding on learn, laugh and live makes so much sense. Your combination of personal experiences along with those of people you have met over the years struck a perfect balance. I am so grateful you called me and we were able to sponsor your program; anyone who has the opportunity to hear you has received a precious gift. Thank you for all of the time and effort you devoted to this event.” —Suzanne E., Russell Library, Middletown,CT