This book presents ill people as wounded storytellers. It helps move people away from the concept of patient as victim and helps understand illness as a personal story and journey that can provide meaning in life.
The "essential take-along companion for those facing a life-threatening disease and their caregivers." The goals of the book are to provide short chapters, interactive exercises, colorful affirmation pages and a focus on effective communication. The book is endorsed by Bernie Siegel, M.D., Al Siebert, Ph.D. and Dr. Robert H. Schuller.
Two-time ovarian cancer survivor shares her personal experience, giving practical information on coping with catastrophic illness, tips on being your own health advocate, caregiving and survival strategies. Very inspirational and informational. Very credible endorsements. Helpful and hopeful for any cancer situation.
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In Dancing with the Diagnosis, Ms. Waters pairs her cancer experience (leukemia) with her expertise as a university instructor, and encourages readers to take an active part of their healing process through the use of effective, positive communication.
This practical, colorful guide is an essential take-along companion for those facing cancer as well as for their support team. Short, informative chapters filled with activities and inspiration make this a particularly applicable and empowering read.
Includes a foreword by Dr. Robert H. Schuller.
A Recipe for Healing is an easy-to-use, interactive journaling program designed by author Steve Jaffe, the husband of a breast cancer survivor. This powerful technique opens up communication channels and gives couples a way to esxpress their feelings and fears through poetic verse. Anyone touched by a life-threatening illness will find this book to be a helpful tool to see the light at the end of the tunnel and build a stronger relationship.
Fran Drescher was the co-creater,executive producer,writer,director,and star of the emmy award winning hit series "The Nanny". The New York Times Bestselling author of "Entering Whining", She has lived by the beach cancer free for the last 2 yrs a patient advocate on the External Advisory Boardfor MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. She also received an award from the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation in 2002 for PSA she did
Physiology of Love and joy, Dreams and Drawings, Communicating with your body, Dr-Patient relationship, Inner Child,Finding your true self, true healing.
This is a story of faith for anyone facing cancer, particularly breast cancer. It describes God's loving grace and care during the cancer journey. Also included are practical guidelines for prayer, suggesstions for family, friends, and caregivers, practical ideas for the person in crisis, and insight from 8 other women with breast cancer. The book is upbeat and positive and intended to encourage and comfort people in crisis.
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