Learn how to keep living life to the fullest.
Have you received a terminal or chronic diagnosis? Is your mind succumbing to age or illness? Can you ever find joy, peace, or fulfillment in these challenging conditions? The answer is a resounding YES.
Author Jarem Sawatsky saw the countless guides out there for those caring for the ill and healing the curable, but when he was diagnosed with Huntington's Disease he found there was nothing for those living with incurable illness.
He quit his job as a professor and devoted his life to exploring the possibilities of living with chronic conditions. Now he's bringing his findings and insights to you.
In Dancing With Elephants, you'll discover: Simple practices to bring healing to your heart and life to your new outlook humorous (and occasionally heart-wrenching) stories of Sawatsky's own journey.
Multiple ways to build confidence in yourself, even when you've been shaken to the core
A new perspective to cut some of the pain and renew your spirit
Practical tools to face your seemingly inescapable fears, and much, much more! Based on the popular blog of the same name, Dancing With Elephants includes insightful interviews with chronic disease experts Toni Bernhard, Lucy Kalanithi, and Patch Adams.
Sawatsky's landmark book provides support that only a fellow traveler down this road can offer. If you like touching stories, mindful wisdom, and a touch of irreverent humor, then you'll love Sawatsky's life-changing book. Buy Dancing With Elephants today to discover a new way to live!
He interviews Jon Kabat-Zinn and Patch Adams and others
How to be sick : a Buddhist-inspired guide for the chronically ill and their caregivers
by Toni Bernhard
Richard Taylor was diagnosed with dementia, probably of the Alzheimer's type, when he was 58 years old. Now 66, Richard speaks to the public about living with the disease and sends out a challenge to the Alzheimer's outsider.
While there is an existing body of research looking into the quality of life and wellbeing of people caring for someone with dementia, there are few resources voicing the thoughts, views, and opinions of people with dementia and their carers in terms of living well with a diagnosis of dementia. The research identified issues with the predominant model of assessing quality of life. By adopting the seven domains of wellbeing of Allen Power1, the research sought to understand perspectives on wellbeing as described by people with dementia. Power’s seven domains of wellbeing are: