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How to Be Sick

Your Pocket Companion

Published by Wisdom Publications
Distributed by Simon & Schuster



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About The Book

The must-have guide to the practices of the bestselling classic to help you cope with the pain and uncertainty of illness and navigate your relationships with family, friends, and medical professionals.

You won’t be alone when you have this pocket-sized treasure of transformative practices, written by beloved bestselling author Toni Bernhard.

In 2001, Toni got sick and never recovered. As she faced the confusion, frustration, and despair of a life that was suddenly severely limited, Toni had to learn how to be sick.

In this easy-to-use, easy-to-carry book, Toni shares practices from her bestselling classic How to Be Sick and also offers new suggestions and strategies for coping with a life impacted by chronic pain and illness. Because the book is organized by specific challenges, you can immediately find practices that can help when they’re needed most.

With this book in hand, you will discover the experiential wisdom that has helped Toni live a life of equanimity, compassion, and joy, despite her physical and energetic restrictions (and, sometimes, because of them). In the pages of this loyal companion, you’ll find help, solace, and inspiration, no matter what life challenge you’re facing.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Wisdom Publications (July 14, 2020)
  • Length: 104 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781614296768

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"Beautiful, heartfelt, and immensely courageous. Truly worth reading."

– Sharon Salzberg, author of Lovingkindness

“This book can bring you more fully alive by healing your spirit.”

– Tara Brach, author of Radical Acceptance

“This is a book for all of us.”

– Sylvia Boorstein, author of Happiness Is an Inside Job

“Practical, wise, and full of heart.”

– James Baraz, author of Awakening Joy

“Told with relentless honesty and clarity.”

– Stephen Batchelor, author of Confession of a Buddhist Atheist

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