Embrace, Release, Heal: An Empowering Guide to Talking about, Thinking about, and Treating Cancer

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When Leigh Fortson was given her third cancer diagnosis in 2008, her doctor offered few treatment options and little hope. Unwilling to believe there was nothing left to do, Fortson set out to learn all she could about how diet impacts cancer, treatment alternatives, and the power of the mind-body relationship. Now cancer free, Fortson shares with us Embrace, Release, Heal, the fruits of her research and spiritual awakening distilled into one empowering book. With insights gleaned from a dozen experts, remarkable...
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Overview

When Leigh Fortson was given her third cancer diagnosis in 2008, her doctor offered few treatment options and little hope. Unwilling to believe there was nothing left to do, Fortson set out to learn all she could about how diet impacts cancer, treatment alternatives, and the power of the mind-body relationship. Now cancer free, Fortson shares with us Embrace, Release, Heal, the fruits of her research and spiritual awakening distilled into one empowering book. With insights gleaned from a dozen experts, remarkable stories from people who have lived through cancer, and practical tools, this guide will help anyone whose life has been impacted by a cancer diagnosis. Covering the physical, emotional, and spiritual layers of the journey, this in-depth resource explores: The pioneering science on how our mind and emotions can contribute to both the cause and healing of a disease, as understood by Dr. Larry Dossey, Dr. Bruce H. Lipton, and more; Snapshots of what Fortson considers the most progressive traditional, holistic, or integrative cancer treatment techniques; How nutrition and supplements can yield surprising results; Ways to access the healing power of your subconscious mind and effectively use your intuition Whether you're trying to uncover what it means to have cancer or how to make sense of it, here is an uplifting and informative book to help you to reclaim your authority and make empowered choices that are right for your health and well-being.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781604074314
  • Publisher: Sounds True, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/2011
  • Pages: 300
  • Sales rank: 426,555
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Leigh Fortson has coauthored and edited numerous books about health, nutrition, and alternative medicine. She spent decades learning about and practicing healthy lifestyle habits and was shocked to find out in 2006 that she had cancer. Today she has a clean bill of health and lives in Colorado with her family.
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Table of Contents

Foreword Infinite Possibilities Mark Hyman xiii

Acknowledgments xix

Introduction From the End to the Beginning xxiii

Chapter 1 My Story 1

Chapter 2 Forgiveness 59

Bridgett's Story 65

Brenda Cobb-The Living Foods Institute 75

Chapter 3 Meaning 83

Ginny's Story 88

Cancer Treatment Centers of America Timothy C. Birdsall 97

Center for Mind-Body Medicine James Gordon 106

Chapter 4 Authority 113

Ric's Story 119

Medical Arts Center David L. Walker 128

Chapter 5 Energy 139

Jeffs Story 148

Epigenetics Bruce Lipton 156

Chapter 6 Belief 171

Issa's Story 176

The Gerson Institute Charlotte Gerson 186

Chapter 7 Gratitude 197

Helen's Story 201

Goshen Center for Cancer Care Marcia Prenguber 205

Changing the Cancer Culture Barry Boyd 214

Chapter 8 Intuition 227

Beth's Story 231

Intuitive Wellness Laura Alden Kamm 244

Spiritual Healing Kent Tompkins 258

Chapter 9 Fortitude 271

Diane's Story 274

Naturopathic Specialists Daniel Rubin 286

Orthomolecular Therapy Abram Hoffer 291

Chapter 10 Faith 301

Susan's Story 304

Prayer, Miracles, and Remote Healing Larry Dossey 313

Psychoneuroimmunology David L. Felten 322

Chapter 11 Dedication 339

Pattys Story 343

Qigong Huixian Chen 349

Cancer Is a Fungus Tullio Simoncini 356

Chapter 12 Trust 365

Linda's Story 368

Multidimentional Beings Jeremy Geffen 376

Epilogue The Cosmic Clothesline 393

Appendix 397

Notes 409

Reader's Guide 413

Index 429

About the Author 439

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