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articles by: Lissa Rankin

Why Do You Do Good–For Ego or Humanity?

I’m on a plane headed toward a conference filled with spiritual self-help authors. They're committed to helping people live their best lives. At these events, I always hear people approach these cel…

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7 Stories That Will Change Your View of Human Intuition

His neurosurgery success rates were impeccable. In spite of how life-threatening his surgeries were, his patients never seemed to die. But this neurosurgeon kept getting migraines, and treatment wasn’…

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Are You Addicted To Busyness?

How many times have you heard variations on this conversation? Person A: How’s it going? Person B: I’m insanely busy. You know, the usual. Person A: Yeah, me too. I’m scheduling into 2015 already…

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How To Raise Healthy, Happy Kids

When I wrote the title of this blog, I think I might have been overly ambitious. How DO you raise healthy, happy kids? It’s a question I ponder almost every day and one my readers ask me about frequen…

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One Secret to Enjoying Your Success

My friend and fellow author Christina Rasmussen reached out to me this weekend because she was about to hop on a plane to travel to New York for her book launch when she reached out and asked me if I …

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Can You Admit Your Imperfections?

A friend of mine called me to confide in me about how she was struggling in her marriage, and after listening to her story and meeting it with compassion instead of the judgment she feared, I confesse…

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Insecure? Blame Your Ego

When most of us think of the idea of the ego, we think of words like "egotistical" or "arrogant." What most don’t understand is that the same ego that leads people to boast,  self-inflate, name drop, …

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7 Radical Ways To Grow Spiritually In A Relationship

As you walk a spiritual path, do you ever struggle in relationships with those who are not in the same place in their personal and spiritual evolution as you might be? In his online program Integral E…

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Do You Ever Say ‘No’?

How many times a day do you get asked to do something you either don't want to or don't have time to do? Personally, a part of me has come to dread my email inbox because it's so full of sweet, genero…

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Is Medicine Killing or Saving You?

Is medicine saving us- or killing us? Are doctors helping you- or harming you? Are you improving your health by taking prescription drugs- or are you decreasing your life expectancy?  Are you gettin…

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about Lissa Rankin

Lissa Rankin, MD is a mind-body medicine physician, founder of the Whole Health Medicine Institute training program for physicians and other health care providers, and the New York Times bestselling author of Mind Over Medicine: Scientific Proof That You Can Heal Yourself.  She is on a grassroots mission to heal health care, while empowering you to heal yourself.  Lissa blogs at LissaRankin.com and also created two online communities - HealHealthCareNow.com and OwningPink.com. She is also the author of two other books, a professional artist, an amateur ski bum, and an avid hiker. Lissa lives in the San Francisco Bay area with her husband and daughter.

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