A Mindful Life: A Brain Surgeon's Personal Experiences and Philosophical Reflections on Living Life Fully

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BEFORE YOU FACE DEATH, FIND LIFE. What if you had to potentially face death every day? You might just look at your own life quite differently. By working to cheat death with every medical means at his disposal, neurosurgeon Dr. Vivekanand Palavali has put forward a new way to live. Welcome to the world of a neurosurgeon -- a world ripped apart by horrifying accidents, brain tumors, gunshots and strokes. Dr. Palavali immerses you in the grief and triumph of families struggling to deal with parents, children and ...
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Overview

BEFORE YOU FACE DEATH, FIND LIFE. What if you had to potentially face death every day? You might just look at your own life quite differently. By working to cheat death with every medical means at his disposal, neurosurgeon Dr. Vivekanand Palavali has put forward a new way to live. Welcome to the world of a neurosurgeon -- a world ripped apart by horrifying accidents, brain tumors, gunshots and strokes. Dr. Palavali immerses you in the grief and triumph of families struggling to deal with parents, children and spouses on the verge of death. In a series of powerful true stories, he walks you through his own awakening to the fragility of life. By overcoming his own fear of death, a journey he openly shares in the pages of this amazing book, Dr. Palavali has been given unique insights on life. His message of how to find and keep real happiness is both uplifting and vital in a world that seems increasingly beyond comprehension.
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Written by Vivekanand Palavali, MD, A Mindful Life: A Brain Surgeon's Personal Experiences and Philosophical Reflections on Living Life Fully is a profound memoir written by a medical expert who deals with the realities of life and death every day. True stories of the author's tending to victims of brain tumors, accidents, gunshots, and strokes mesh seamlessly with his insights into the fragility of life, the nature of happiness, and the importance of appreciating each moment. Highly recommended.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780977731107
  • Publisher: Blue Sun Pr
  • Publication date: 8/30/2006
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Vivekanand Palavali is a board-certified neurosurgeon whose work has appeared in The Journal of Comparative Neurology. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons. A native of India, Dr. Palavali is now a U.S. citizen. He resides in Michigan with his wife and his two sons. This is his first book.
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