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10 Life-Threatening Mistakes You Might Make With Your Doctor

With our health care system as broken as it is, itís easy for patients Ė myself included Ė to fall into the role of victim and blame others when things donít go our way. But are you doing what you can…

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11 Natural Treatments For Depression

As an MD, Iíve watched too many of my colleagues yank out anti-depressant samples every time a patient starts to cry. So on behalf of physicians everywhere, let me apologize for our trigger-happy p…

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5 Questions Guaranteed To Help You Know Yourself Better

The key to happiness is to be more of who we are. That's what†Gretchen Rubin, author of†"The Happiness Projects" tells us. Gretchen says†that†in order to know who we are, we must ask ourselves a few k…

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Why This Doctor Struggled as a Patient for a Day

Ever felt disempowered in the doctorís office? Youíre not alone. Even doctors feel this way sometimes. I read how my friend -- a Yale-trained physician -- had so much trouble getting the kind of me…

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How To Keep Your Heart Open When Youíre Angry

Itís easy to talk about opening your heart when everyone is getting along. When youíre with your best friend or closest family member your heart is likely to feel so open that honey just pours rig…

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Why Do You Do Good–For Ego or Humanity?

Iím 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 wasní…

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Are You Addicted To Busyness?

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

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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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Heal Yourself Through Meditation

  For the majority of my life Iíve had a meditation practice. Though meditation Iíve healed addiction, emotional distress and even physical conditions. In this video I share about the powe…

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