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Happiness In a Storm: Facing Illness and Embracing Life as a Healthy Survivor
     

Happiness In a Storm: Facing Illness and Embracing Life as a Healthy Survivor

by Wendy Schlessel Harpham
 

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“A guide to the meaning of joy and satisfaction, and the many routes to them.”—Jane Brody, New York Times
Award-winning author Wendy Schlessel Harpham, MD, offers her program to getting good care and finding happiness when you are sick. Having coined the term “Healthy Survivor” while dealing with her own chronic lymphoma, Harpham

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“A guide to the meaning of joy and satisfaction, and the many routes to them.”—Jane Brody, New York Times
Award-winning author Wendy Schlessel Harpham, MD, offers her program to getting good care and finding happiness when you are sick. Having coined the term “Healthy Survivor” while dealing with her own chronic lymphoma, Harpham encourages people dealing with cancer, heart disease, diabetes, or any prolonged illness to simultaneously do all they can to overcome disease and live life to the fullest. Harpham opens our eyes to the opportunities for happiness in life despite medical problems and even because of illness.

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Dallas Morning News
“Speaks directly to the power of knowledge, enabling those with chronic, life-threatening, even terminal, illnesses to feel and exercise the heady freedom of informed choices.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393329056
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/11/2006
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.12(h) x 0.98(d)

Meet the Author

Wendy Schlessel Harpham, MD, is the author of several books, including Diagnosis: Cancer and After Cancer. She lectures nationally on cancer and serious illness and lives in Dallas, Texas, with her husband and children.

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