A Blessing in Disguise: 39 Life Lessons from Today's Greatest Teachers

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We've all experienced dark and lonely times filled with sadness, despair, anger, and sorrow. Here, today's greatest luminaries generously share their personal stories-many never before published-about their most challenging experiences, and provide the healing wisdom that helped them emerge fortified with inner peace, strengthened faith, and a deeper understanding of life. Through their words, we discover how to make life a journey rich with opportunities for psychological and spiritual growth and personal ...
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Overview

We've all experienced dark and lonely times filled with sadness, despair, anger, and sorrow. Here, today's greatest luminaries generously share their personal stories-many never before published-about their most challenging experiences, and provide the healing wisdom that helped them emerge fortified with inner peace, strengthened faith, and a deeper understanding of life. Through their words, we discover how to make life a journey rich with opportunities for psychological and spiritual growth and personal learning. Covering such issues as death and dying, creative expression, overcoming challenges, the search for spirituality, family dynamics, and love, these intimate, one-of-a-kind stories show us how the challenges we face are truly blessings in disguise.
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Physician Andrea Jay Cohen counsels us that that when life lands us in the pits, we should look for new foliage. To prove her point, she enlists dozens of prominent spiritual teachers, psychologists, artists, and writers to reflect on their most memorable "blessing in disguise." The contributors include Dean Ornish, Bernie Siegel, Martha Beck, Dharma Singh Khalsa, Harriet Lerner, and Daphne Rose Kingma.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780641990021
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 3/20/2009
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Andrea Joy Cohen, M.D., is a physician, cancer researcher, international speaker, writer, and poet. An associate professor in the Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, she founded the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research Program in Cancer there.
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