By Madonna Siles
When Eve suffered a near-fatal mind aneurysm, Madonna Siles, her housemate and pal, too speedy chanced on herself making severe brief- and long term remedy judgements with none support. while the assurance and monetary assets ran out and the normal treatment services discharged zombie-like Eve to the homecare of a solitary caregiver, either their futures appeared hopeless.
Instead of giving up, Madonna Siles drew on existence event and her advertising and marketing profession to advance a rehabilitation application that harnessed the ability of the unconscious brain. utilizing motivational recommendations borrowed from the advertisements global, she appealed to Eve's unconscious to avoid the mind harm and fix common functioning. In 3 brief years, even the medical professionals have been surprised at Eve's restoration and go back to a near-normal life.
Part memoir, half restoration handbook, mind, Heal Thyself is a guidebook for hundreds of thousands of shell-shocked people who all at once locate themselves having to make lifestyles and demise judgements for these they love. With humor, heat, and arresting honesty, Madonna Siles's full of life narrative heavily examines not just the patient's restoration, but additionally the the most important position of caregivers—and the emotional, monetary, and functional pressures they face.
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