Dying To Be Me: My Journey from Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing Hardcover – Jan 26 2012
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I read 'Dying to be Me' by Anita Moorjani after hearing her speak and was deeply moved by her story. David Hamilton PhD., author of 'How Your Mind Can Heal Your Body' --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
About the Author
Anita Moorjani was born in Singapore of Indian parents, moved to Hong Kong at the age of two, and has lived in Hong Kong most of her life. Because of her background and British education, she is multilingual and grew up speaking English, Cantonese, and an Indian dialect simultaneously; she later learned French at school. Anita had been working in the corporate world for many years before being diagnosed with cancer in April 2002. Her fascinating and moving near-death experience in early 2006 tremendously changed her perspective on life, and her work is now ingrained with the depths and insights she gained while in the other realm.
As a result of her near-death experience, Anita is often invited to speak at conferences and events around the globe to share her insights. She's also a frequent guest at the University of Hong Kong's department of behavioral sciences, speaking on topics such as dealing with terminal illness, facing death, and the psychology of spiritual beliefs. She is the embodiment of the truth that we all have the inner power and wisdom to overcome even life's most adverse situations, as she's the living proof of this possibility.
Anita currently lives in Hong Kong with her husband, and when she's not traveling and speaking at conferences, she works as an intercultural consultant for multinational corporations based in the city.
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Anita's description of the NDE and of being on the "other side" is definitely the highlight of this memoir. It's no wonder that people who have had this experience lose their fear of death. And since every fear in our lives is based on the fear of death, it's very inspiring for a reader to realize that once the fear of death has been resolved in our lives, there isn't much else in life to be afraid of. This frees us to live life to its fullest. Thank you so much Anita for sharing this profound experience with us!
The latter portion of the book I took to be inspirational. The author discourages any advice-giving or following any prescribed platitudes.Read more ›
The reason I shared what I did in the first sentence was because I feel that THE most important message in this book is one of hope. People who are diagnosed with cancer should know of cases like Anita’s because if her severe, essentially terminal, cancer can be overcome then certainly there should be hope for almost everyone. In her book, “Dying to Be Me ”, Anita shares her personal history pre-cancer, as well as the events that transpired in the hospital as she went into a coma and finally what has transpired since her miraculous recovery.
Although the initial chapters in the book, where Anita describes her upbringing and aspects of her culture, were not as relevant to me as they likely are for many others, I felt that these chapters did indeed provide a relevant context for the events that later occurred in her life.
After the initial discussion of Anita’s past, she goes on to share, in a very candid manner, how her body was ravaged by tumors and how the medical practitioners caring for her in the hospital eventually came to the conclusion that Anita was in the last moments of her life. Her NDE, similar to so many other reports from people who had end-of-life experiences, is one of great love and indeed this is her main message upon returning to the land of the living: life is about love.Read more ›
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Exceptional book sharing an in depth personal experience the core of spirituality. Anita shares beautifully her experiences in a way that is accessible and relatable to anyone who... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Amazon Customer
Amazing book! Very eye opening. Excellent information on how to get the most of your life and cultivate self-love and compassion.Published 16 days ago by Amazon Customer
A very inspiring book. At no time did I get the impression that Anita Moorjani was anything but genuine. Well worth the read.Published 1 month ago by Oma
A beautiful book - incredibly inspiring and comforting. This book, these thoughts & ideas are just what I needed, just when I needed them. Thank you, Anita Moorjani.Published 1 month ago by bearman
I can't get enough of this book. The story is told with so much emotion that I can feel it. Great read for someone looking for spirituality.Published 1 month ago by JESUS CASTRO
Loved Anita's story about her NDE and messages from spirit while she was "away" from her body. Insightful and inspiring!Published 1 month ago by Gabriela Cano