How to Live Well with Chronic Pain and Illness

  • by Toni Bernhard
  • Narrated by Deon Vozov
  • 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Comfort, understanding, and advice for those who are suffering - and those who care for them....
Chronic illness creates many challenges, from career crises and relationship issues to struggles with self-blame, personal identity, and isolation. Beloved author Toni Bernhard addresses these challenges and many more, using practical examples to illustrate how mindfulness, equanimity, and compassion can help listeners make peace with a life turned upside down.
In her characteristic conversational style, Bernhard shows how to cope and make the most of life despite the challenges of chronic illness. Benefit from:

Mindfulness exercises to mitigate physical and emotional pain
Concrete advice for negotiating the everyday hurdles of medical appointments, household chores, and social obligations
Tools for navigating the strains illness can place on relationships

Several chapters are directed toward family and friends of the chronically ill, helping them to understand what their loved one is going through and how they can help.
Humorous and empathetic, Bernhard shares her own struggles and setbacks with unflinching honesty, offering invaluable support in the search to find peace and well-being.


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Customer Reviews

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Have all her books and hope there is more

Would you listen to How to Live Well with Chronic Pain and Illness again? Why?

I think my heading says it all.I got 'how to wake up' first as it was the most relevant to me and liked it so much got the others.I love the message in these books , you don't have to be chronically ill to get a lot from them - They are honest , insightful and very easy to listen to.

What about Deon Vozov’s performance did you like?

The narrator is excellent - love her voice and she is a great match for the material. This is very important to me when listening to an audio book.I would keep an eye out for her in the future.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 18-09-2015
  • Publisher: Toni Bernhard