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This is a compilation of books on key topics that spoke to me during my cancer journey. It is by no means a comprehensive compilation but is meant to open the door to your exploration of what healing means to you. Be it from cancer, chronic illness or heartache; we are all seeking to come to a place of inner peace during life's most challenging times.
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - A searing, deeply moving memoir of illness and recovery that traces one young woman's journey from diagnosis to remission tore-entry into "normal" life--from the author of the Life, Interrupted column inThe New York Times.
This special updated version of the New York Times-bestseller, Kitchen Table Wisdom, addresses the same spiritual issues that made the original a bestseller: suffering, meaning, love, faith, and miracles.
In his new book, Stephen Levine, author of the perennial best-seller "Who Dies?, " teaches us how to live each moment, each hour, each day mindfully--as if it were all that was left.
Florence Williams investigates the science behind nature's positive effects on the brain. Delving into brand-new research, she uncovers the powers of the natural world to improve health, promote reflection and innovation, and strengthen our relationships. As our modern lives shift dramatically indoors, these ideas--and the answers they yield--are more urgent than ever
Zen birding is the art of being in the moment with birds as sentient beings. Follow birder and anthropoligist David M. White on a journey to a greater awareness of watching birds with these captivating birding stories that illustrate the zen lives of birds and the spiritual lessons we can learn from them for our own lives.
The healing benefits of nature delivered in a beautiful deck filled with 60 simple meditations and mindfulness practices.
This nature-inspired deck makes it easy to tap into the restorative powers of nature. Each card features a bite-size meditation or visualization practice, designed to help people connect to the therapeutic benefits of the natural world.
Pema Chödrön's perennially best-selling classic on overcoming life's difficulties cuts to the heart of spirituality and personal growth--now in a newly designed 20th-anniversary edition with a new afterword by Pema--makes for a perfect gift and addition to one's spiritual library.
True Refugeis essential reading for anyone encountering hardship or crisis, anyone dedicated to a path of spiritual awakening. The book reminds us of our own innate intelligence and goodness, making possible an enduring trust in ourselves and our lives. We realize that what we seek is within us, and regardless of circumstances, "there is always a way to take refuge in a healing and liberating presence.
Our evolution requires each of us to make the values of the soul our own: harmony, cooperation, sharing, and reverence for Life. Using his scientist's eye and philosopher's heart, Zukav shows us how to participate fully in this evolution, enlivening our everyday activities and all of our relationships with meaning and purpose.
A Mind-Body Approach to Healing
If you have received a cancer diagnosis, you know that the hundreds of questions and concerns you have about what's to come can be as stressful as the cancer treatment itself. But research shows that if you mentally prepare yourself to handle cancer treatment by getting stress and anxiety under control, you can improve your quality of life and become an active participant in your own recovery.
No matter how busy you are, find quiet reflective moments in your life--and reduce your stress levels drastically--with this classic bestselling guide from a mindfulness expert.
WhenWherever You Go, There You Arewas first published in 1994, no one could have predicted that the book would launch itself onto bestseller lists nationwide and sell over 750,000 copies to date
A profound transformation can occur just by training your attention in awareness--a practice sweeping schools, workplaces, and institutions across the country with its capacity to decrease stress, cultivate inner calm, and expand wisdom and creativity. Clinical psychologist and meditation teacher Tara Brach has been at the forefront of mindfulness-based therapy since its inception, successfully bringing principles of mindfulness to alleviate depression, chronic pain, and more. Now, withMindfulness Meditation, she offers nine of her most effective guided sessions, perfect for beginning or deepening your mindfulness practice.
A #1 New York TimesBestseller
When Michael Pollan set out to research how LSD and psilocybin (the active ingredient in magic mushrooms) are being used to provide relief to people suffering from difficult-to-treat conditions such as depression, addiction, existential grief from cancer, and anxiety, he did not intend to write what is undoubtedly his most personal book.
In her New York Times bestseller, Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds, Dr. Kelly A. Turner, founder of the Radical Remission Project, uncovers nine factors that can lead to a spontaneous remission from cancer--even after conventional medicine has failed.
Can a person literally die of loneliness? Is there such a thing as a cancer personality? Drawing on scientific research and the author's decades of experience as a practicing physician, this book provides answers to these and other important questions about the effect of the mind-body link on illness and health and the role that stress and one's individual emotional makeup play in an array of common diseases.
After being diagnosed with terminal cancer, a professor shares the lessons he's learned--about living in the present, building a legacy, and taking full advantage of the time you have--in this life-changing classic.
"We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand." --Randy Pausch
This collection of stories from cancer patients, survivors, and their loved ones will be your portable support group as you fight the disease and heal. You and your loved ones will benefit from their wisdom, their calm strength, and their great advice. The stories in this volume are a reminder that you are not alone.
An international 'feel good' bestseller
Over 80 million copies sold worldwide
Combining magic, mysticism, wisdom and wonder into an inspiring tale of self-discovery, The Alchemist has become a modern classic, selling millions of copies around the world and transforming the lives of countless readers across generations.
Carefully curated, these 200 plus poems feature Oliver's work from her very first book of poetry. This timeless volume, arranged by Oliver herself, showcases the beloved poet at her edifying best. Within these pages, she provides us with an extraordinary and invaluable collection of her passionate, perceptive, and much-treasured observations of the natural world.
A collection of Rumi's best, most beloved poetry--presented in one pocket-sized volume for on-the-go inspiration.
Millions of copies of this extraordinary daily devotional have been sold and still the demand continues.