Antonietta Francini Announces Release of ‘Seeking Health and Joy’

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New book looks back at author’s struggles and helps guide readers toward a new beginning

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I want readers to find a sense of peace, spiritual and physical health and the capacity to elicit true joy from the heart after reading this book, she says.

In “Seeking Health and Joy: Overcoming Cancer and Embracing the Path of Yoga for Forgiveness and Peaceful Aging” (published by iUniverse), author Antonietta Francini’s new motivational book, readers are given the tools and tips needed to transform their life.

Readers are greeted with a book split in two. The first section of the book takes readers though Francini’s life, a small biography. They witness, with tear-jerking detail, her diagnosis of terminal cancer and post-traumatic stress disorder – a disorder produced by the horrors of World War II that the author endured as a teenager living in Italy.

The second part of the book exposes readers to the philosophy Francini used to guide her behavior throughout her life after being diagnosed. This philosophy, explained in an easy-to-understand format, will show readers the surgery, diet, yoga, meditation, visualization and breathing exercises she used to get her life back on track. She also explains the spiritual awakening she underwent in India that completely healed her soul and helped her understand the power of unconditional love.

An excerpt from ‘Seeking Health and Joy’:

“Emotion overcame me and I wanted to cry, but I could not, I was too weak even for that. She pressed my hand in sympathy, increased the intravenous dripping, and left. I plunged in deep sleep.
When I opened my eyes again, the early dawn was painting the sky with some grey and some pinkish. The dripping was running slow and all my body was aching, but my brain was alert because I had heard a voice.”

“I want readers to find a sense of peace, spiritual and physical health and the capacity to elicit true joy from the heart after reading this book,” she says.

“Seeking Health and Joy”
By Antonietta Francini
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 200 pages | ISBN 9781475927115
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 200 pages | ISBN 9781475927092
E-Book | 200 pages | ISBN 9781475927108
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Dr. Antonietta Francini is a retired gynecologist who overcame terminal cancer with surgery, yoga and mystical initiation. She is the author of “Seeking Freedom and Joy in the Winding Path of Life,” a book describing her struggles during World War II, and now lives happily with her family in Ontario, Canada, where she enjoys kayaking, yoga, writing and painting.

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, Inc. self-publishing imprint, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing provider. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Indigo Books & Music, Inc. in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on BarnesandNoble.com. iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, Reader’s Choice, Rising Star and Editor’s Choice designations – self-publishing’s only such awards program. Headquartered in Bloomington, Ind., iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit iuniverse.com or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

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