Both memoir and self-help book, this is the remarkable chronicle of a passage from terminal diagnosis to exuberant wellness in just a few months.
The Cancer Whisperer reverses our traditional adversarial relationship with cancer by teaching us how to listen to it; how to be healed by it as well as seek to cure it; and how to be emotionally free of illness even when physically curtailed.
Living on the frontier between her fierce will to live and necessary willingness to die, Sophie - now thriving with cancer - shares her journey with searing honesty, unapologetic vulnerability and intelligent pragmatism. Alongside rare insights into a condition now affecting approximately one in three people, she challenges the mental conditioning we need to overcome to redefine our narratives about cancer.
As 'the cancer whisperer', she offers a groundbreaking practical guide that will encourage cancer patients to:
Discover what the author calls 'the whispering, the reaching into a well of darkness and finding your hands painted with light'. Inspired, wise and moving, this book is as unflinching as Lisa Lynch's The C Word and as uplifting as Kris Carr's Crazy, Sexy Cancer and carries us to a new threshold in our relationship with cancer, strengthening our ability to meet it with courage, creativity, gratitude and grace.
©2015 Sophie Sabbage (P)2016 Hodder & Stoughton
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