Book Corner, Dr. Beth Pimentel
The Tao of
Physics by Fritjof Capra
first encountered this book in a undergraduate course on philosophy and
the sciences. As someone who was more at home with the liberal arts,
this book changed my perception of the sciences and was a tremendous
influence on my beliefs around health and healing.
Space, Time, and Medicine by Larry Dossey
a pioneer in energy medicine, this book, like The Tao of Physics,
questions the conventional medical paradigm and challenges us to
suspend preconceived notions and open our minds to other
Molecules of Emotion by Candace Pert
groundbreaking book at the time, Dr. Pert provides a fascinating
account of the evolution of our understanding of neurotransmitters and
their role in health and wellness.
Kitchen Table Wisdom by Rachel Naomi Remen
was a new graduate when this book was published, and Dr. Remen's simple
stories of the doctor-patient connection were a source of inspiration
during those early days of setting up my practice.