Press Release – Beyond a Mother’s Worst Nightmare


30 April 2015 | Narrabeen

MOTERWRITER.COM reviews the latest hit book – Beyond a Mother’s Worst Nightmare

Outstanding references join forces with free flowing writing to help you through the grieving process

Karen Chaston’s book ‘Beyond a Mother’s Worst Nightmare: Allowing yourself to live and love again after a death of a child’ is an autobiographical memoir of sorts. It chronicles the author’s recuperation after the untimely death of her son. In this inspiring account, she shares the details of her journey dealing with her loss and the way she learnt to cope with it. This love filled offering is bound to help others dealing with a similar tragedy to overcome their pain and keep the memory of their loved ones alive forever. Even though the book offers plenty of optimism and hope, it will be hard for anyone reading this book not to tear up because of the honest emotions.

It’s a non-chronological narration of events from the author’s life pertaining to her son Dan who unfortunately passed away young at only 27 years of age. It is filled with examples and personal stories of how the author and her family coped with their loss. This book’s main objective is to assist you to come out of your grieving and to let you know that you are not alone in this. Highly uplifting and inspiring, Karen has shared with the whole world some very personal stories and photographs of her family. The author has tried not to present death as a gloomy, dark and sad affair by choosing to believe that your loved ones are always around you by cherishing their memories. Even though the subject and the theme of the book deals with some heavy duty emotions, the uber-casual manner in which the author shares little anecdotes and shares her thoughts will put a smile on your face.

“I hope through this book I will be able to reach at least one person & help them deal with the loss of a loved one,” Karen told us when we interviewed her in connection with the book’s promotion. When we spoke with a few readers at a popular reading portal, they said the narrative had a pleasant flow to it and that it felt like listening to a friend talk you through the healing process. One of the readers Mona said “The author does a good job of detailing a personal loss and provides helpful suggestions for coping.” Kevin Peter who reviewed the book for said that ‘Beyond a Mother’s Worst Nightmarewas a book that is bound to open up discussions about the afterlife and the existence of loved ones after their physical death. “No parent wants to go through the process and trauma of losing a child but it’s a reality that a lot of couples have to go through and the contents in this book will help in speeding up the healing process. I highly recommend this book, not only to the bereaved, but to friends and family as well.”

About the author:

Karen Chaston; wife, mother, author, speaker, former CFO publicly listed company, BraveHeart Women Resonator. Surprisingly, it took her son’s death for her to become more aware, grateful, healthier, energized and live in her Essence. Whilst Karen was perceived to be very successful, actually she was living a ground hog day existence, working, eating, and drinking too much, always in fight mode, her masculine totally denying her feminine side, running on empty, not fulfilled, not understanding that adrenalin in a woman’s body causes burnout, exhaustion, and disconnectedness.
Karen now spends her days inspiring women to become their own best friend and live in their Essence. Creating more “conscious entrepreneurs”; who allow heart and soul, with knowledge and expertise, to guide their businesses. Connect with her at –

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