Elaine Mansfield

Elaine Mansfield’s memoir ‘Leaning into Love: A Spiritual Journey through Grief’ (2014) won the 2015 Gold Medal IPPY Award (Independent Publisher’s Book Awards) in the category Aging, Death, and Dying. Elaine gave a well-received TEDx talk called “Good Grief! What I Learned from Loss.” The talk is available under her name at Youtube.com. She has also read excerpts from her book on NPR’s Author’s Corner. Elaine writes for hospice, facilitates bereavement support groups, and gives workshops and presentations in many locations. She writes with a perspective that reflects her hospice training as well as 40 years as a student of philosophy, psychology, mythology, and meditation. She also writes a weekly blog (http://elainemansfield.com/blog/) about the adventures and lessons of life and loss. To learn more about Elaine’s work, please visit her website at http://elainemansfield.com.


When Lupines Bloom, I Think of Him, 25 Apr 2016

The Way Love Feels Now, 18 Sep 2015

Elaine Mansfield: Rituals after a Spouse-Loss, 25 Jul 2015

Running from Dad’s Death, 16 Jun 2015

One Solstice: A Family Ritual of Love, Remembrance, and Hope, 27 Nov 2014

Easing The Way At the End of Life: A Conversation with a Palliative Care Doctor, 08 Sep 2014