|Format:||Book on CD 2009|
|Availability:||Available at 22 Libraries 23 of 23 copies|
At age thirty-five, Cami Walker was burdened by a battle with multiple sclerosis, a chronic neurological condition that made it difficult for her to walk, work, or enjoy her life. Seeking a remedy for her depression after being hospitalized, she received an uncommon prescription from an African medicine woman: give to others for 29 days. 29 Gifts is the insightful story of the author's life change as she embraces and reflects on the naturally reciprocal process of giving and receiving. Many of Walker's gifts were simple--a phone call, spare change, a Kleenex. Yet the acts were transformative. By day 29, not only had Walker's health and happiness improved, but she had created a worldwide giving movement. The book also includes personal essays from others whose lives changed for the better by giving, plus pages for the reader to record their own journey. More than a memoir, 29 Gifts offers inspiring lessons on how a simple daily practice of altruism can dramatically alter your outlook on the world.
Published ReviewsPublisher's Weekly Review: "
-- Psychological aspects.
Helping behavior -- Psychological aspects.
Generosity -- Psychological aspects.
Conduct of life.
Multiple sclerosis -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.
|Publisher|| [Ashland, OR] :Blackstone Audio,2009
|Other Titles|| Twenty-nine gifts
29 gifts :
Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Read by Tavia Gilbert.
5 audio discs (6 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 cm