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Lifeshocks

And how to love them

By Sophie Sabbage

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The second book from the author of the bestselling The Cancer Whisperer.

HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED IF LIFE IS TRYING TO TELL YOU SOMETHING?

This is a book about all the unwanted and unexpected moments in our lives. They surprise us, they blindside us. They shock us. They command our attention. Some bounce off us, other strike deep into our being. These moments are collision points between how we see life and how life actually is. These are lifeshocks.

In her new book Sophie explains how lifeshocks awaken us. She offers her own deeply personal story as well as other case studies as a vehicle for bringing the theory and teachings to life. She focuses on three kinds of lifeshocks we all receive: limiting lifeshocks which challenge our arrogance and appetite for control; exposing lifeshocks which challenge our affectations and pretences; and evoking lifeshocks which challenge our closed-heartedness.

This groundbreaking new book reveals how these lifeshocks can bring healing, transformation and peace.

Biographical Notes

Sophie Sabbage is an author, speaker, facilitator and patient activist. She has worked in the field of human development and esoteric psychology since 1994, both as a senior trainer with the More To Life educational charity and as the leader of her own business consultancy for twenty years. She has been teaching people to learn from their lifeshocks in diverse contexts for most of her adult life.

Following an incurable cancer diagnosis in 2014, Sophie became a passionate patient activist, helping cancer patients around the world to navigate the emotional challenges of the disease and to take charge of their own treatment.

Sophie's academic background is primarily in English Literature, having fallen in love with books at an early age. She is an agent of change who measures leadership not by how many followers someone has, but by how many other leaders they create.


She is happily married to John Sabbage and is the proud mother of their daughter, Gabriella.

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  • ISBN: 9781473638006
  • Publication date: 14 Jun 2018
  • Page count: 416
  • Imprint: Coronet
Praise for The Cancer Whisperer — :
A brilliant book, for anybody who is living with cancer, and it affects us all...this is invaluable. — ITV Lorraine
Sophie Sabbage is a force. The effortless beauty of her writing insinuates her powerful messages deep within the reader, and I found myself brought to tears with regularity. — Robin Daly, founder of the Yes To Life UK cancer charity
This is medicine for the soul from a soulful cancer thriver. — Kelly Turner, PhD, New York Times Bestselling Author of Radical Remission: Surviving
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