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How to live well with chronic pain and illness : a mindful guide / Toni Bernhard.

Bernhard, Toni, (author.).

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  • 8 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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  • ISBN: 1614292485 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781614292487 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 337 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Somerville, MA : Wisdom Publications, [2015]

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Skills to help with each day -- Mindfulness: potent medicine for easing the symptoms of chronic illness -- Responding wisely to troubling thoughts and emotions -- Special challenges -- Isolation and loneliness -- Enjoy the life you have -- For family, friends, caregivers, and anyone concerned about chronic illness -- Last but not least.
Summary, etc.:
Comfort, understanding, and advice for those who are suffering--and those who care for them. Chronic illness creates many challenges, from career crises and relationship issues to struggles with self-blame, personal identity, and isolation. Beloved author Toni Bernhard addresses these challenges and many more, using practical examples to illustrate how mindfulness, equanimity, and compassion can help readers make peace with a life turned upside down. In her characteristic conversational style, Bernhard shows how to cope and make the most of life despite the challenges of chronic illness. Benefit from: - Mindfulness exercises to mitigate physical and emotional pain - Concrete advice for negotiating the everyday hurdles of medical appointments, household chores, and social obligations - Tools for navigating the strains illness can place on relationships Several chapters are directed toward family and friends of the chronically ill, helping them to understand what their loved one is going through and how they can help. Humorous and empathetic, Bernhard shares her own struggles and setbacks with unflinching honesty, offering invaluable support in the search to find peace and well-being.
Subject: Chronic diseases > Social aspects.
Chronic diseases > Psychological aspects.
Chronically ill > Care.

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