Prescriptions For Living: Inspirational Lessons For A Joyful, Loving Life by Bernie S. Siegel

Prescriptions For Living: Inspirational Lessons For A Joyful, Loving Life

byBernie S. Siegel

Paperback | October 15, 1999

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As a physician who has cared for and counseled innumerable patients, Bernie S. Siegel embraces a philosophy that is at the forefront of a society grappling with medical ethics and spiritual issues. His books Love, Medicine, and Miracles (1986), Peace, Love and Healing (1989), and How to Live Between Office Visits (1993) have broken new ground in the field of healing. Over a span of twenty years, other physicians have become increasingly receptive to his message. Bernie's efforts have now turned toward humanizing medical care and medical education, and he continues to travel extensively with his wife, Bobbie, to speak at and run workshops, sharing his techniques and experiences. Bernie and Bobbie have five children and six grandchildren (so far).

"This book is a continuation of the work I began when I became Bernie. It is a collection of stories about how to deal with life's difficulties. Most of the people in these stories have not had the great wake-up call; that is, they are mot facing life-threatening illnesses. So in a sense, this book is preventive medicine. It is a prescription for living that gives you effective and healthy ways of dealing with the adversity that occurs in everyone's life. I want to help you learn to accept your morality before something catastrophic brings you face-to-face with the end of your life."
-- From the Introduction

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Bernie Siegel, M.D. embraces a philosophy that is at the forefront of a society grappling with medical ethics and spiritual issues. His books, Love, Medicine and Miracles published in 1986, Peace, Love and Healing in 1989, and How to Live Between Office Visits in 1993, have broken new ground in the field of healing. Over the span of tw...

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Title:Prescriptions For Living: Inspirational Lessons For A Joyful, Loving LifeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.55 inPublished:October 15, 1999Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0060929367

ISBN - 13:9780060929367

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Sometimes the best medicine comes not from a bottle or as a pill, but as the sage advice of compassionate and spiritual thinkers. Bernie Siegel is one such humanitarian philosopher, a former cancer surgeon who now devotes his time to studying and lecturing about the healing connection between mind and body. In Prescriptions for Living, he simply but powerfully advises us to live for the moment, to take joy in everyday things and thus make every day a triumph. For anyone wanting to learn more about how a positive outlook can influence health, love and quality of life, this two-cassette audio book is a must-listen. 

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"Bernie Siegel is a brilliant beacon broadcasting a message of hope. When high-tech medicine is supplemented with love and compassion, we have not only curing but also healing, which is what Siegel's message is all about." (Larry Dossey, M.D., author of Be Careful What You Pray For, Prayer is Good Medicine, and Healing Words)