“We have our first appointment with the oncologist on Monday. The course of treatment we are expected to have presented to us features aggressive radiation.
“As I opened Thriver Soup, I flipped over a few pages, and stopped on page 79. Right there…outlined with specific questions for particular physicians…was the key to a much more successful/informative consult with the radiologist/oncologist.
“Heidi’s book is already helping us in miraculous ways!! And, I really like the format she’s chosen – so much great advice is packed onto every page, but it’s presented in a casual, uncomplicated way.
“It is comforting to the people who are concerned – even afraid – of their prognosis, because the text provides a plan and a focal point every step of the way.
“Thank you so much for providing us with this remarkable book!”
Health Food Specialist in Cincinnati, Ohio:
“The book is brilliant. I find it hard to put down. It is so well written, so easy to read, so compelling. Amazing research. How you drew from so many wisdom sources is mind-boggling. In short, a great job. It deserves a widespread readership.”
Sheryl Cohen, PhD, Psychologist and Director, Temenos:
“Heidi has something for everyone in Thriver Soup: practical tips for coping with the side effects of cancer treatment, notes on healthy living, explorations into how different religious and spiritual traditions can inspire, and most importantly, an invitation to use a life-threatening illness to find renewed meaning and purpose in one’s journey.”
Marian Judith Broadus, PhD, Licensed Psychologist, Co-editor, “Conversations in Psychosynthesis”:
“Thriver Soup provides much-needed inspiration that cuts across religious lines for women diagnosed with cancer.
“So many people in this culture feel, deep down, that they are fundamentally bad and deserving of illness; Heidi’s bright spirit radiates Basic Goodness and can be a source of comfort for anyone suffering or challenged. She communicates with an openness and vulnerability that will empower readers to accept and work with their individual situations.
“Those of us in the helping professions will want to keep a copy of Thriver Soup as a reference for people who might be helped by her insights, wisdom, and practical tips.”
Tara L. Robinson, Publisher, Whole Living Journal, and radio host:
“Heidi Bright is one of the bravest women I know. From the moment she received her diagnosis of a rare, aggressive, terminal cancer with an extremely low survival rate, she became determined not to die. She left no stone unturned in her search for anything that would restore her health and vitality. In this invaluable resource, she spares nothing in equipping readers with everything they need to know if they, or loved ones, are on the cancer journey. A cancer diagnosis is not the time to lose hope…it’s the time to decide to thrive. That’s what Heidi did and she transformed not only her body, but her inner and outer life as well. In this book, she explains in detail how you can do the same. I highly recommend Thriver Soup.”
Sam Quick, PhD, Professor Emeritus and Human Development Specialist:
“Thriver Soup helps me see that life is uncertain, fleeting, precious, bursting with opportunity and delight; that the enemy is not death, but fear—fear of living authentically and joyfully, fear of deeply trusting ourselves; that we have at our disposal an incredible array of potent tools for healing and healthy living; that strength comes from connecting with Spirit, connecting with a communion of caring souls, connecting with the intuitive wisdom of our bodies and our spiritual hearts; that acceptance and hard work and taking risks and having fun are harbingers of vibrant health; that we are hardwired to thrive, to love unconditionally, to serve courageously, to bless others abundantly.”
Mim Grace Gieser, Yoga instructor and Certified Emotional Freedom Technique Practitioner:
“I don’t think of myself as having a strong willpower, but Heidi has been an inspiration to me in this matter. Through reading her book, she has become my model for a person using utmost willpower to fight for her life, for going the extra mile, for really doing her best. I sincerely respect her and think of her when I need more strength to do what needs to be done. Her ability to blend Western medicine and alternative medicine is really inspiring. I recommend this book for those seeking an original and thoughtful and kind way through the maze of cancer.”
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