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How to cope with grief, according to a Holocaust survivor and psychologist

This piece by Julia Naftulin focuses on The Gift and the lessons and advice it offers on how to cope with grief and survivor’s guilt. Dr. Eger was also able to share the top three tips on how she has been able to cope with grief. 


Psychology Today
Twelve Steps for Healing Trauma From a Holocaust Survivor

Marilyn A. Mendoza Ph.D. writes about understanding grief using the teachings from Dr. Edith Eger’s The Gift.


Maria Shriver’s Sunday Paper
Hope Vs. Idealism

Dr. Eger shares an excerpt from The Gift.

We never know what’s ahead. Hope isn’t the white paint we use to mask our suffering. It’s an investment in curiosity. A recognition that if we give up now, we’ll never get to see what happens next.


Zoe Report: How To Talk Politics Without Ruining Your Relationships

“Instead of engaging with button pushers, people on Facebook, or that uncle you only see twice a year, Eger, the author of The Gift: 12 Lessons to Save Your Life, suggests an elegant workaround: “It doesn’t help to say ‘you’re wrong and I’m right’ because it takes two to fight,” she says. Instead, simply say “thank you for your opinion” as a way of closing the conversation or transitioning into a new topic. Choosing to filter out triggering conversations helps preserve energy for people with whom you already have a strong emotional investment. Because no matter what your beliefs, talking through politics with love and care takes a lot of work — but it can be worth fighting for.”


I Survived The Holocaust. Here’s How To Hold Onto Hope Through Anything

This essay is from Edith Eger, PhD, a psychologist and Holocaust survivor, followed by an excerpt from The Gift: 12 Lessons to Save Your Life. In the essay and excerpt, Eger discusses surviving a pandemic and Auschwitz, and offers powerful lessons in resilience, grief, and finding hope amid darkness.


The Jewish Journal interviews NYT Bestselling Author and Holocaust Survivor Edith Eger on Her Self-Help Book ‘The Gift

From the interview: “Life is about change and if you don’t change, you don’t grow. The way you talk to yourself changes your [entire] body chemistry. [It’s so] important to have a healthy self-dialogue. None of the positive thinking will do any good unless it’s followed [by] a positive action.” 


Dr Edith Eger tells TheJournal.ie why over 70 years after leaving Auschwitz she wants people to see her a ‘role model’.

TheJournal.ie interview: ‘I owe it to my parents’: 92-year-old Auschwitz survivor determined to show there is hope in face of adversity.


The Belfast Telegraph and The Sunday Independent publish this Donal Lynch interview with Dr. Eger.

Edith Eger was aged 16 when she was sent to Auschwitz, where both of her parents were murdered. She talks to Donal Lynch about rebuilding her life and the lessons she learned. Read it at the Belfast Telegraph or The Sunday Independent.


The Daily Mail’s Article on Edie’s New Book — The Gift

The Uk’s Daily Mail has published a beautiful article about Dr. Eger and her upcoming book, The Gift.