Mindfulness: A Kindly Approach to Being with Cancer

Mindfulness: A Kindly Approach to Being with Cancer is a book for people with cancer who want to learn to resource themselves in the context of illness and treatment.

For many people a diagnosis of cancer brings levels of distress and anxiety that are as difficult to manage as the disease itself. Mindfulness as an approach has been proven to benefit.

The book

  • offers practices for different stages of cancer including diagnosis, treatment, waiting, and life after treatment.
  • provides something to dip into - or work through methodically chapter by chapter
  • brings mindfulness into everyday life
  • offers tools for managing difficulty and resources for living a kinder and more fulfilling life.

Reviews from leading mindfulness teachers:

"How do we skilfully meet suffering with kindness? Trish has distilled her years of experience into this wonderfully clear and accessible guide to mindfulness. An embodiment of compassion and wisdom and an inspiring read."

Rebecca Crane, Director, Centre for Mindfulness, Research and Practice, Bangor University, UK

"This is a lovely book - wise, compassionate and very practical. Here is a wonderful friendly guide to tried and tested ways to live more fully and kindly with cancer"

John Teasdale, Research Scientist, Medical Research Council, Cambridge, UK

"Trish has distilled the very essence of Mindfulness in a way that makes it accessible for folks who may be at the most stressful time of their life...a gentle useful guidebook for us all."

Pam Erdmann, MBSR Teacher, Centre for Mindfulness, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA

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