Marc Ian Barasch is an American journalist and author focusing on the mind-body connection and cultivating compassion as a source of well-being. He is the founder of The Green World Campaign, a nonprofit dedicated to the regeneration of degraded landscapes and supporting eco-agriculture initiatives.
A study of individuals who miraculously recovered from terminal illnesses draws on medical, genetic, psychological, and spiritual profiles to argue that the key to healing lies in the functioning of the immune system.
Marc Ian Barasch, dubbed "one of today's coolest grown-ups" by Interview magazine, sets out on a journey to the heart of compassion. He discovers its power to change who we are and the society we have become. Compassion, he concludes, is "a prescription for authentic joy.