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Harriet Hodgson

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Member since: Mar 01, 2012

Harriet Hodgson has been an Independent Journalist for 35+ years. She is a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists and Association for Death Education and Counseling. A prolific writer, she is the author of 30 published books and hundreds of print and electronic articles.

Life made Hodgson an expert on grief and she has written five grief resources.

* Happy Again! Your New and Meaningful Life After Loss (Centering Corporation)

* The Spiritual Woman: Quotes to Refresh and Sustain Your Soul (Centering Corporation)

* 101 Affirmations to Ease Your Grief Journey: Words of Comfort, Words of Hope (Amazon)

* Writing to Recover: The Journey from Loss and Grief to a New Life (Centering Corporation)

* Writing to Recover Journal (Centering Corporation)

* Smiling Through Your Tears: Anticipating Grief, Lois Krahn, MD, Co-Author (Amazon)

Hodgson has also written about parenting, recycling, sexual harassment, aging, Alzheimer's disease, caregiving, communication, nutrition, physical activity, weight management, anticipatory grief, being a GRG (grandparent raising grandchildren) and many other topics. She is a contributing writer for the Open to Hope Foundation website.

Hodgson started out as a teacher and earned a BS with honors from Wheelock College in Boston, MA. She went on to earn an MA in Art Education from the University of Minnesota and did additional graduate work. After spending a dozen years in the classroom Hodgson changed careers and turned to writing.

All of her writing comes from life experience. Hodgson has shared her experiences on more than 160 talk shows, including CBS Radio and dozens of television stations, including CNN. Her work is cited in Who's Who of American Women,Who's Who in America, World Who's Who of Women, Contemporary Authors and other directories.

Hodgson lives in Rochester, Minnesota with her husband, John, and her twin grandchildren.

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