Paradox and Healing: Medicine, Mythology and Transformation (Paradox & Healing)

[Michael T. Greenwood, Peter J. Nunn] ¿ Paradox and Healing: Medicine, Mythology and Transformation (Paradox & Healing) ✓ Download Online eBook or Kindle ePUB. Paradox and Healing: Medicine, Mythology and Transformation (Paradox & Healing) lfootemd For anyone in the healing arts who ponders and struggles with patients and their chronic diseases, this is a must read. Both authors re-evaluate the dilemna of chronic illness and pain from a holistic standpoint. Western medicine has fared poorly when it comes to chronic problems which is frustrating for both healer and patient. However, by reframing the approach to sickness, chronic disease can be viewed as a transformational process. Disease and healing, the authors contend, are o

Paradox and Healing: Medicine, Mythology and Transformation (Paradox & Healing)

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Rating : 4.60 (941 Votes)
Asin : 096958220X
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 254 Pages
Publish Date : 2016-12-02
Language : English

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He retired from full time practice in 2005, but continues to work part time. Mary's Hospital, London, and practiced Family Medicine in Victoria for many years. He emigrated to Canada and settled in Creston BC, where he began a successful orthopedic and general surgical practice. He and Michael Greenwood began working together in 1985 to find new w

And because we cannot cure them, these intractable problems can offer an opportunity to both doctors and patients to re-examine the whole approach to sickness, pain and disease commonly taken by our society.. Chronic conditions are by definition those which do not respond to our treatment of them. This book takes a look at the problem of chronic illness and chronic pain and offers new insight into their origins, their meaning in our lives and the very real opportunity they present for our profound and far-reaching healing

That's why this book is an important contribution. Greenwood and Nunn show why this same caution applies to staying well and overcoming illness. Unless we make a place for the paradoxical, we will never understand health and illness. --Deepak Chopra, M.D.Science in this century has shown that common sense is not a reliable guide to understanding how things work. Paradox & Healing takes us beyond our usual concepts of right and wrong, good and evil, joy and suffering, pain and pleasure, love and hate and shows us that the true healing must involve a joyful reconciliation with, and a lively coexistence of the poles of opposites that make life a meaningful experience. --Larry Dossey, M.D.original and insightful --Yoga Journal . In Paradox and Healing, Drs

lfootemd For anyone in the healing arts who ponders and struggles with patients and their chronic diseases, this is a must read. Both authors re-evaluate the dilemna of chronic illness and pain from a holistic standpoint. Western medicine has fared poorly when it comes to chronic problems which is frustrating for both "healer" and "patient". However, by reframing the approach to sickness, chronic disease can be viewed as a transformational process. Disease and healing, the authors contend, are one in the same. Conventional medicine fails to acknowledge the emotional side of disease because of its "irrationality". We only r. A physician's review of Paradox and Healing BRAVING THE VOID Journeys into Healing Book review By Dr. Stephen J. FaulknerDuncan, B.C. For physicians and health care workers who are interested in Energy Healing and holistic approaches to health care, this book is a landmark work. Dr. Michael Greenwood's second book "Braving the Void - Journeys into Healing" is a well written, easy to read account of his experiences and insights as a physician and acupuncturist at the Victoria Pain Clinic. Physicians in primary care reading this book will immediately resonate with some of his ideas on chronic pain and chronic illness. For example, the discussion of the doctor. "Read a Book VS Facebook" according to Barry Ogston. This book solves the mystery of why some people don't get well, stress illnesses. There is no other book like this on the market, that covers this area of ailments so "To the Root" so "Pinpointed". What's sad is, people don't read. The people that need to read this book are probably wasting their time on facebook. Hosea, "People are destroyed for lack of knowledge." How true that is. Perhaps the God of the Universe knows that you should read books, and read this book. Barry Ogston, author of ABC Water and the Number Crunch Diet

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