Dying to Be Me: My Journey from Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing
In this truly inspirational memoir, Anita Moorjani relates how, after fighting cancer for almost four years, her body—overwhelmed by the malignant cells spreading throughout her system—began shutting down. As her organs failed, she entered into an extraordinary near-death experience where she realized her inherent worth . . . and the actual cause of her disease. Upon regai...more
I didn't really know what to expect other than that my sceptic side would kick-in. But that didn't happen. Anita is not trying...more
1. Love yourself. Every time you beat yourself up, you create so much pain for yourself and others. Love yourself no matter what for no reason other than because you are here. Spend tim...more
We live in a society that is so afraid to talk about death. But after you read Anita's near death experience and what she learned, you will see death in a whole new, beautiful light. Even though she describes her experience so amazingly well, I still wish I could literally get in her head and b...more
But here we have a book written by someone who attempts to draw broad, universal conclusions from her very personal experience. As such, I think many of those conclusions are laughably suspect:
* "One of my biggest rules is that there should never be...more
We just have to be ourselves and express our uniqueness fearlessly. This allows us to be an instrument of love. This brings everything that's truly ours into our life effortlessly in the most magical and unexpected ways.
Anita healed because she allowed her true spirit to shine through. And because she moved from operating out of...more
This is a read over and over and over again because it's so full of new ideas. You won't agree with all of them but the ones you take on will surely change your life.
She writes intelligently, which I like, because it shows that she respects her readers. And her style is easy to read, and she is able to simplify complex ideas and articulate t...more
She was pronounced dead from organ failure and four days later the doctors couldn't find any cancer (from lymphoma) in her body, despite their desperate attempts. Unfortunately, the physicians put Ms. Moorjani through some very painful medical tests, although the scans were tellin...more
After finishing Wishes Fulfulled by Wayne Dyer I was drawn to read it. Dr. Dyer mentions Anita and her book numerous times. He even wrote the forward to this book. I still thought it would be the same old story but boy w...more
The first few chapters annoyed me, both style and content, but eventually the theme began to resonate and I found much comfortably familiar and refreshingly illuminating.
I will re-read sections for a while, I'm guessing.