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Leaves Falling Gently Living Fully with Serious and Life-Limiting Illness Through Mindfulness, Compassion and Connectedness

ISBN-10: 1572249994

ISBN-13: 9781572249998

Edition: 2011

Authors: Susan Bauer-Wu, Joan Halifax

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In Leaves Falling Gently, psychologist Susan Bauer-Wu presents mindfulness and compassion practices designed to help readers with terminal illnesses find fulfillment and peace. Readers learn a variety of skills for improving their quality of life, coping with fears, and making meaningful connections with others.
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Publication date: 9/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.75" wide x 7.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Susan Bauer-Wu, PhD, RN, FAAN , integrates her scientific research in mind-body medicine; clinical experience as an oncology, psychiatric, and hospice nurse; and mindfulness meditation practice and teaching to improve the well-being of those affected by medical illnesses and help other health care professionals do the same for their clients. She is the Tussi and John Kluge Endowed Professor in Contemplative End-of-Life Care at the University Of Virginia School Of Nursing in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the President of the Society for Integrative Oncology. She was formerly Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Scholar and associate professor of nursing at Emory University in Atlanta, GA, and instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. � Bauer-Wu is an accomplished researcher and scholar whose work has focused on the effects of chronic stress and the benefits of mindfulness and compassion practices in the face of debilitating illness and other life stress. She has provided significant service and leadership to many national and international organizations, and has earned several esteemed awards. She teaches training programs on mindfulness-based stress reduction and contemplative end-of-life care and facilitates resiliency retreats and workshops for health care professionals, as well as patients and families affected by chronic medical conditions. Learn more about Bauer-Wu's work at http://www.thrivingtoday.com.