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The Resource How to be sick : a Buddhist-inspired guide for the chronically ill and their caregivers, Toni Bernhard

How to be sick : a Buddhist-inspired guide for the chronically ill and their caregivers, Toni Bernhard

Label
How to be sick : a Buddhist-inspired guide for the chronically ill and their caregivers
Title
How to be sick
Title remainder
a Buddhist-inspired guide for the chronically ill and their caregivers
Statement of responsibility
Toni Bernhard
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bernhard, Toni
Dewey number
294.3/4442
Index
index present
LC call number
BQ5400
LC item number
.B46 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chronic diseases
  • Religious life
  • Chronically ill
  • Caregivers
Label
How to be sick : a Buddhist-inspired guide for the chronically ill and their caregivers, Toni Bernhard
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
How everything changed. Getting sick: a romantic trip to Paris ; Staying sick: this can't be happening to me -- Accepting pain. The Buddha tells it like it is ; The universal law of impermanence ; Who is sick? -- Finding joy and love. Finding joy in the life you can no longer lead ; Soothing the body, mind, and heart ; Using compassion to alleviate your suffering ; Facing the ups and downs of chronic illness with equanimity -- Turnarounds and transformations. Getting off the wheel of suffering ; Tonglen: spinning straw into gold ; With our thoughts we make the world ; Healing the mind by living the present moment ; what to do when (it seems) you can't do anything ; Zen helps -- From isolation to solitude. Communicating with care ; The struggle to find community in isolation ; And in the end..
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 191 p.
Isbn
9780861716265
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010025648
System control number
  • sky231539899
  • (OCoLC)515412103
  • 795710
Label
How to be sick : a Buddhist-inspired guide for the chronically ill and their caregivers, Toni Bernhard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
How everything changed. Getting sick: a romantic trip to Paris ; Staying sick: this can't be happening to me -- Accepting pain. The Buddha tells it like it is ; The universal law of impermanence ; Who is sick? -- Finding joy and love. Finding joy in the life you can no longer lead ; Soothing the body, mind, and heart ; Using compassion to alleviate your suffering ; Facing the ups and downs of chronic illness with equanimity -- Turnarounds and transformations. Getting off the wheel of suffering ; Tonglen: spinning straw into gold ; With our thoughts we make the world ; Healing the mind by living the present moment ; what to do when (it seems) you can't do anything ; Zen helps -- From isolation to solitude. Communicating with care ; The struggle to find community in isolation ; And in the end..
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 191 p.
Isbn
9780861716265
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010025648
System control number
  • sky231539899
  • (OCoLC)515412103
  • 795710

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