Cancer and the Healing Power of Play


A Prescription for  Living Joyously with Presence, Acceptance, and Trust

Izzy Gesell M.Ed, CSP (Author, Editor)
Roz Trieber MS, CHES (Author, Editor)
Joan McPherson (Illustrator)

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Finally, here it is; a step-by-step approach that shows you exactly how to have a joyous, fun, and creative life even while living with cancer and other stressors. This book is a prescription for Living and Playing with Presence, Acceptance, and Trust. The games in this book are designed to help you connect to your mind, body, and intuition, as well as, to help you become aware of and love the present moment. They are tools that help you cope with adversity in a way that will assist you in releasing tension, lighten-up, letting yourself go, being spontaneous without fear, being free to laugh, make mistakes, not care, have fun, and feel fully alive and whole.

Cancer and the Healing Power of Play comes complete with the attitudes, perspectives, and techniques that will help enhance anyone s healing experience as they make the journey through cancer or any other chronic illness. It includes the following: The difference between healing and curing A description of how the foundational qualities of presence, acceptance, and trust are developed through improv Information on how improv theater works and how it can help you be successful on your cancer journey. A minimum of 11 practical improvisational games for two or more players in a variety of settings and circumstances.

You will have more play time and more opportunities to laugh out loud, become more spontaneous, and creatively expressive. Cancer and the Healing Power of Play will help you regain the balance in your life and reclaim your humanness.

You need this book if you live or work in the following industries: Cancer and all other Chronic Disease entities, Diabetes Education and Support Groups, Senior and Retirement Centers, Recreation Directors, Families who want to have more fun, Health and Home Care Services Faith Based Organizations

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ G & T Press; 1st edition (December 22, 2008)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 64 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0962732931
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0962732935


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