Write For Life: Communicating Your Way Through Cancer

Write For Life: Communicating Your Way Through Cancer

by David Tabatsky
Write For Life: Communicating Your Way Through Cancer

Write For Life: Communicating Your Way Through Cancer

by David Tabatsky


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Each day, millions of people face traumatic change, when everything familiar feels challenged. What if they began writing about the experience? What if they took better control by communicating more effectively and expressing their feelings? What if their struggle becomes a source of inspiration? Twenty years of research indicates that expressive writing-dealing with one's deepest thoughts and feelings-may contribute to improved physical and emotional health.
Many cancer stories are uplifting while others are not easy to digest. But all are authentic and honest, and reflect the staggering reality of the cancer world. Open your heart. Give writing a chance. Personal expression can be a gift--for you, and everyone you know. Welcome to Write for Life.

David Tabatsky's energy, commitment and expertise have enabled cancer patients and survivors to process their experiences in a new and often healing way.
-Hester Hill Schnipper, Program Manager, Oncology Social Work, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781491237571
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/15/2013
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.27(d)

About the Author

David Tabatsky is a writer, editor, teacher, director and performing artist. He received his BA in Communications and an MA in Theatre Education, both from Adelphi University.
David is the coauthor of The Cancer Book: 101 Stories of Courage, Support and Love and editor of Elizabeth Bayer's It's Just a Word, both published by Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing in 2009. He is the coauthor, with Bruce Kluger, of Dear President Obama: Letters of Hope from Children Across America also published in 2009. David wrote The Boy Behind the Door: How Salomon Kool Escaped the Nazis (2009). With Dr. Mark Banschick, David coauthored The Intelligent Divorce--Books One and Two (2009 and 2010) and The Wright Choice: Your Family's Guide to Healthy Eating, Modern Fitness and Saving Money (2011), with Dr. Randy Wright. David was the consulting editor for Marlo Thomas and her New York Times bestseller The Right Words at the Right Time, Volume 2: Your Turn (2006). He has published two editions of What's Cool Berlin a comic travel guide to Germany's capital, and has written for The Forward, Parenting and Sesame Street Parent, among others.
David teaches writing workshops at cancer centers throughout the United States, including The Anderson Center in Houston, the Lombardi Center in Washington, D.C., Duke Cancer Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard University and the University of California Medical Center in San Francisco. Please visit www.tabatsky.com and www.writeforlife.info.
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