The following list includes Laura’s recommendations for various topics. If you have recommendations for resources, please send e-mail to:

For the Spirit: Bereavement Support

Barbara Hopkinson

Barbara Hopkinson, multiple bereaved mother, accomplished author of “A Butterfly’s Journey” and grief mentor, has been leading bereaved families through the traumatic journey after the loss of a child for more than 10 years. She is also inspired to teach those who work in support organizations how to best console and support those bereaved families.

Contact Barbara at 617-410-6309  for a healing discussion.

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America Foundation for Suicide Prevention

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is the nation’s leading organization bringing together people across communities and backgrounds to understand and prevent suicide, and to help heal the pain it causes.

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Compassionate Friends Organization

Providing nationwide grief support after the death of the child.

To assist you on your spiritual and sustainable journey, the following websites will help you reduce toxins in you, your children, pets, and homes. As you evolve spiritually, you become more sensitive to toxins and products that are loaded with chemicals and strong scents. Enjoy!

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We Are Here: Whispers of Love, by Laura Emerald

We Are Here

In this poignant and endearing collection of soulful messages from children in spirit, readers will gain insights into their children and loved ones in spirit: what they are doing, the meaning of their short time together, and even what it’s like on the other side. These children and beings chose Spirit Medium Laura Emerald to bring their messages forth to be shared, bringing laughter, tears, and healing to each person touched by the collection. We Are Here: Whispers of Love will directly touch your heart and you’ll look forward to re-connecting with your own loved ones in spirit.

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Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations For Working Through Grief by Martha Whitmore Hickman

For those who have suffered loss, this is a collection of daily thoughtful and inspirational words of comfort.

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For the Body: Eliminate the Toxins

Life Spa

Non-toxic quality products without harmful chemicals!

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Environmental Working Group

EWG uses the power of information to protect public health and the environment. Check out their skin deep database to see which products you are using are full of carcinogens, neurotoxins, and other harmful goodies.

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For the Soul: Reading Recommendations

  • Talking to Heaven by James Van Praagh
  • Born Knowing and Psychic Navigator, by John Holland
  • Many Masters, Many Lives by Brian Weiss
  • Journey of Souls and Destiny of Souls by Michael Newton
  • Healing with Angels by Doreen Virtue
  • Animal Speak by Ted Andrews
  • Heal Your Life by Louise Hay
  • The Afterlife of Billy Fingers by Annie Kagan
  • Hands of Light and Light Emerging by Barbara Brennan
  • Energy Medicine by Donna Eden
  • Manifesting Your Destiny by Wayne Dyer
  • Wheels of Life by Anodea Judith
  • Degrees of Reiki by Maureen Kelly
  • Beginner's Guide to Reiki by David Vennells