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Fighting for My Life: How I Found God and Beat Lyme Disease By Patrick Collins
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Patrick Collins has the life that he has always wanted: a loving family and supportive friends who help him in following his dreams. He has an accomplished baseball career and a unique passion to... More > change the world. That is, until illness strikes. Plagued by fatigue, arthritis, chronic sinus infections, mood swings, and seizures, Patrick is left without a guide in his search for what is wrong with him. Doctor after doctor runs tests and comes up without a diagnosis. The family is told it is “all in Patrick’s head,” and is offered antidepressants. Two years and tens of thousands of dollars later, a diagnosis is given: Lyme disease. Although Patrick’s malady finally has a name, the extensive testing for, and treatment of, this enigmatic disease is not covered by insurance companies, leaving the family financially devastated. This memoir draws readers into the mind of this young sufferer of Lyme disease who had lost all hope of recovery, missing out on years of his childhood.< Less
Fighting for My Life: How I Found God and Beat Lyme Disease By Patrick Collins
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Patrick Collins has the life that he has always wanted: a loving family and supportive friends who help him in following his dreams. He has an accomplished baseball career and a unique passion to... More > change the world. That is, until illness strikes. Plagued by fatigue, arthritis, chronic sinus infections, mood swings, and seizures, Patrick is left without a guide in his search for what is wrong with him. Doctor after doctor runs tests and comes up without a diagnosis. The family is told it is “all in Patrick’s head,” and is offered antidepressants. Two years and tens of thousands of dollars later, a diagnosis is given: Lyme disease. Although Patrick’s malady finally has a name, the extensive testing for, and treatment of, this enigmatic disease is not covered by insurance companies, leaving the family financially devastated. This memoir draws readers into the mind of this young sufferer of Lyme disease who had lost all hope of recovery, missing out on years of his childhood.< Less
Palliative Care: A Different Kind of Hope By Patrick J Macmillan, M.D.
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Palliative medicine is one of the greatest gifts we have to offer folks at the end of their life or during the chronic phases of illness. Patrick J. Macmillan, M.D., conveys that message loud and... More > clear in this book featuring sixteen poignant stories of patients who found themselves at the end of life. Chaplains, nurses, social workers, and others play an important role in each tale. You’ll meet Grace, who wanted to keep fighting even though she had pancreatic cancer. Her family wanted her to keep battling as much as she did, but eventually she had to tell them that she didn’t want any more interventions. While doctors were unable to save her life in the conventional sense, they helped her spend her final days at home with loved ones. She is just one of many brave souls who have fought the good fight but eventually realized that surrendering to death offered their best hope at living with dignity.< Less
Palliative Care: A Different Kind of Hope By Patrick J. Macmillan, M.D.
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Palliative medicine is one of the greatest gifts we have to offer folks at the end of their life or during the chronic phases of illness. Patrick J. Macmillan, M.D., conveys that message loud and... More > clear in this book featuring sixteen poignant stories of patients who found themselves at the end of life. Chaplains, nurses, social workers, and others play an important role in each tale. You’ll meet Grace, who wanted to keep fighting even though she had pancreatic cancer. Her family wanted her to keep battling as much as she did, but eventually she had to tell them that she didn’t want any more interventions. While doctors were unable to save her life in the conventional sense, they helped her spend her final days at home with loved ones. She is just one of many brave souls who have fought the good fight but eventually realized that surrendering to death offered their best hope at living with dignity.< Less
What Didn't Kill Me By Kristen Brown
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How can you have a bright, happy future with one foot stuck in the mire of such a dark, unhappy past? You find any way to over-come, reconcile, forgive, let go of the pain, and help others do the... More > same. Feel the raw emotion of what it's like to survive and deal with child abuse, alcoholism, rape, adoption, Autism, Asperger's syndrome, poverty, depression, abandonment, loss, suicide, armed robbery, mental illness, over-coming irrational fears, road rage, PTSD, chronic pain, unrequited love, social disorders, sexual assault, kidnapping and more. In this book you will come to understand, that no matter what you have been though in life, you always have something to be grateful for, hard times build character and reveal a strength you might not have known you had. Learn how to stop being a victim, and start being a survivor. If you know anyone this book might benefit, I implore you to please reach out to them and share it.< Less
End of Life: Helping with Comfort and Care By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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At the end of life, each story is different. Death comes suddenly, or a person lingers, gradually fading. For some older people, the body weakens while the mind stays alert. Others remain physically... More > strong, but cognitive losses take a huge toll. Although everyone dies, each loss is personally felt by those close to the one who has died. End-of-life care is the term used to describe the support and medical care given during the time surrounding death. Such care does not happen only in the moments before breathing ceases and the heart stops beating. Older people often live with one or more chronic illnesses and need a lot of care for days, weeks, and even months before death. The goal of End of Life: Helping with Comfort and Care is to provide guidance and help in understanding the unfamiliar territory of death. This information is based on research, such as that supported by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), along with other parts of the National Institutes of Health.< Less
Yoga for Beginners - Learn How to Use Yoga for Fitness and Health By Thrive Living Library
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There are a lot of people who are crazy about yoga. The reason why most people do yoga is that it makes them feel better and in shape. The different poses and postures make their body healthy. Yoga... More > for most is the best way to relax and unwind. If you want to keep your body in shape, this might be the best exercise for you. Did you know that yoga is good to fight certain illness that may come? There had been researches which proved that yoga helps you to control anxiety, reduces asthma, arthritis, blood pressure, back pain, multiple sclerosis, chronic fatigue, epilepsy, diabetes, headaches, stress and many more. Yoga has a lot of benefits and advantages. It can reduce tension and stress. Of course after a heavy day, you will feel that your muscles have been stuck up and you will feel wasted. If you do yoga, your self esteem will be higher. It is important to gain more confidence inside and out so that you can face people with no worries. Get Your Copy Today!< Less
The 8 Master Keys to Healing What Hurts By Rue Anne Hass, M.A.
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Do you suffer from chronic pain, or have physical pain from an injury or illness that hasn't responded to other treatment? Do you work with, parent, or partner with someone who does? Learn how... More > long-held hurtful thoughts and memories can become pain in the body. Discover the eight master keys that will unlock your ability to understand and heal the true cause of pain. Read many true stories from people who have been successful using this approach. This book is for for people who want to get well, and for practitioners who want to do elegant and effective work. It offers a psycho-spiritual model of the effect of the sensitive temperament on the experience of pain. Learn how to use the remarkable new modality of Energy Psychology, EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) to invite healing from the deepest levels of identity.  With a foreword and commentary by Nancy Selfridge, M.D., Chief of Complementary Medicine at Group Health HMO in Madison, Wisconsin, author of "Freedom from Fibromyalgia."< Less
Take Time, A Journey and Journal Toward Greater Happiness During an Unhappy Time (Caregiving) By Denise M Brown
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For family caregivers of persons with chronic illnesses, the day can be too full of worries, laundry, hands-on care and medications. It definitely can be an unhappy situation. But, can it be a... More > happier one? In this workbook, we're setting out to find out: Can we increase happiness during a difficult time in life? Each month, you'll set goals based on one word: Plan, Replace, Space, Join, Resolve, Let Go, Quiet, Teach, Learn, Rejoice, Save, Say. You can set one goal or more, but try to keep within three goals. You'll keep progress of how well you're doing with the goal(s) and reflect on what's going well. At the end of each month, we hope an effective action becomes a helpful habit. Why not ask others to join you? Companionship on the journey helps you stay on your road to more happiness. Invite your friends, family members and support group members. For information on volume orders, please visit Caregiving.com.< Less
Ignore the 99%: Your Life Is Too Short to Waste On Inconsequential By Anton Devlin
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What we think in our heads determines the outcomes we see around us. In this personal guide we're going to learn how following the paths we've chosen in life effect us and the ones who love us.... More > This guide is dedicated to the countless years I've spent hiding in my room too afraid to go outside. Due to many reasons depression was "my life". It took me years to overcome it. It's no "life" I ever want to go back to. This is book #1 of hopefully a long series of detailed experiences in my battle overcoming depression. 1.Why am I constantly worrying? 2.When worrying becomes an illness 3.Steps to End Chronic Worrying 4.Workplace Stress Busting Tips 5.Breathing Exercises for Stress Management 6.Erase Anxiety Naturally with Herbs 7.Natural Remedies That May Help You Sleep8. 8.Foods You Need In Your Life 9.LIFE IS TOO SHORT TO WASTE TIME HATING PEOPLE 10.How to Live Your Life in a No-Bullshit Zone 11.Chase Your Dreams, Ignore the Bullshit 12.Quotes to Help You Live Like You Were Dying< Less

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