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Rachel Naomi Remen



Rachel Naomi Remen, MD, is an American professor and author who specializes in integrative medicine. She has directed the Institute for the Study of Health and Illness at Commonweal and is known for documenting the psychological and spiritual impact of cancer on people and their families.

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This Is Spirituality: Spiritual Medicine and the Mind-Body Connection

What is spirituality? Spirituality is a multi-faceted dimension inherent in every human being. Being in touch with our spirituality can help us heal and understand.

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Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories that Heal (10th Anniversary Edition)

This special updated version of the New York Times-bestseller, Kitchen Table Wisdom, addresses the same spiritual issues that made the original a bestseller: suffering, meaning, love, faith, and miracles. "Despite the awesome powers of technology, many of us still do not live very well," says Dr.

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Glimpse of a Deeper Order

Synchronicity, says Rachel Naomi Remen in this holiday teaching, can startle us awake and restore us to ourselves.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageWounding and healing are not opposites. They’re part of the same thing. It is our wounds that enable us to be compassionate with the wounds of others. It is our limitations that make us kind to the limitations of other people.

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The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully

The cofounder of the Zen Hospice Project and pioneer behind the compassionate care movement shares an inspiring exploration of the lessons dying has to offer about living a fulfilling life. Death is not waiting for us at the end of a long road.

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A Revolution in Healthcare

According to Rachel Naomi Remen, Integrative Medicine offers the promise of living a good life, even though it may not be an easy life, or even a long life.

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Rachel Naomi Remen: The Life Force (Excerpt)—from Thinking Allowed w/ Jeffrey Mishlove

Rachel Naomi Remen describes the awe and power of the life force-that enables thin blades of grass to grow up through concrete sidewalks. She emphasizes that we cut ourselves off from the power of the life force when we edit ourselves in accordance with the approval and disapproval of others.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageThe most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention . . . a loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well intentioned words.

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Moonrise: The Power of Women Leading from the Heart

This anthology presents more than 30 essays from eminent women trailblazers--such as author Alice Walker, psychiatrist Jean Shinoda Bolen, playwright Eve Ensler, holistic doctor Rachel Naomi Remen, biologist Janine Benyus, hip-hop performer Rha Goddess, and famous tree-sitter Julia Butterfly...

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Meaning & Beauty

There is a deep connection between meaning and beauty,” says Rachel Naomi Remen. “Neither is a function of the intellect, both can enrich a life, and perhaps we develop an eye for meaning in the same way that we develop an eye for beauty.”

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