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Marie Lenay Rogus

Marie Lenay Rogus is a certified clinical hypnotherapist, a speaker and expert on grief. She is the author of Grief Comfort Guide: A Personal Journey from Loss to Light and a bereavement group facilitator. In addition, Lenay is a certified childbirth educator who holds additional certifications in EFT and hypnoanesthesia. A gifted entrepreneur, she co-founded Peripheral Electronics, Inc., which she sold to a publicly traded company. Prior to starting Peripheral, she was a production coordinator and paralegal in the motion picture industry.

After experiencing the deaths of seven loved ones, Lenay wrote Grief Comfort Guide to share strategies that gave her comfort with other people coping with loss. Her memoir also details her 18 years in Hollywood where she encountered such celebrities as Cary Grant, Farrah Fawcett and Robert De Niro.

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Grief Comfort Guide: A Personal Journey from Loss to Light (Memoirs)

Marie Lenay Rogus has become an expert in dealing with grief after having lost seven of her loved ones. She wrote this memoir to tell their stories and share her own, including reflections on her eighteen years working in Hollywood and interactions with stars like Cary Grant and Mae West. Lenay shares how she coped with each loss and offers suggestions of comfort that may help others better handle their own grief. She knows how difficult the journey through grief can be, that you don’t know how or if you can get through it, and you want to hear from someone who has. When you read Grief Comfort Guide, you will: • Learn that when you experience the crazies, you are normal. • Find out what you can do when that deep grief wave hits. • Discover coping tips for managing your anger and guilt. • Get advice on how to handle your loved ones’ belongings. • Learn what to say when someone tells you to “get over it.” This invaluable book will help you realize you’re not alone, and gives you the practical steps you can take to better handle your grief and begin to heal.