Transform Your Loss - Your Guide to Strength and Hope

A self-help book that deals with major life transitions

Ligia Houben Books


“In a well-organized and engagingly written book, Ligia Houben offers a map to guide people through the grieving process. The personal anecdotes make it much more “real” than books that describe situations of loss in merely abstract terms, and the interactive exercises throughout encourage the reader to explore personal reactions to loss. The author conveys genuine empathy as she talks to readers about what they are feeling, and I found myself trusting her completely as a caring guide who wants to provide grieving people a positive approach to help them move ahead toward finding the strength and hope truly to transform their lives.”

Stephen Sapp, AB, MDiv, PhD
Former Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Miami

“Transform Your Loss is a great book. As an example, it brings out real like stories and examples of how people transformed their particular losses. As a radio talk show host I know how important it is to bring real life stories out if you want to connect with people. And that is what Ligia does so well in this book–she wholeheartedly connects with people showing them ways they can help themselves. I recommend this book to anyone wanting to understand and deal with any type of loss in their lives.”

Steve A. Kovacs
Author of Protect Yourself: The Simple Keys Women Need To Be Safe and Secure, Columnist and Radio Talk Show Host

“Ligia M. Houben in “Transform your Loss”, draws from her personal and professional experience as she gives tools to the reader on how to transform their loss and change their lives. “Transform your Loss”, besides expanding on the grieving process and offering the eleven principles to transform a loss, offers a mosaic of real stories of losses which touch the heart of the reader for being a source of inspiration and hope.”

Helen Fitzgerald, C.T.
Author of: The Grieving Child, The Mourning Handbook and The Grieving Teen

“In this interactive book that addresses varieties of losses, Ligia Houben writes personally and directly to the reader from her life experiences. Through the sharing of many personal stories of loss and transformation, the reader has access to a tool chest of resources for coping with loss. This book describes the basic elements of the grief process and of coping with loss. Ms. Houben enters into a dialogue with the reader by way of questions, tasks, ideas for reflection and meditation along with personal stories that offer examples of the individuals who have experienced transformation by embracing their grief.”

Rev. Dale A. Young
PhD, M-Div. Board Certified, Chaplain and Director of Congregational Health–Baptist Health South Florida

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Ligia M. Houben is a former speaker for PESI.
She presented her seminar, "Transforming Grief and Loss" in more than 100 cities.