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As Eckhart Tolle often says, you have a life. Everything else, your worries, all your experienced sufferings are simply your life's situation. 

How we see our life and our situation can color how we live and experience life. It is sometimes hard to imagine that no matter what, we are the author of our own stories: As a palliative care physician and certified life coach, let me help remind you that if things can go wrong, they can also go right. 

Join me in my podcast as we visit people's lives and stories of how we can make our own life a great one, one chapter at a time. 

Write Your Best Chapter is a podcast about life, death and everything in between

Sep 25, 2020

We do not want to get older. There are so many birthday cards making fun of getting older. We become despondent when as we get older, we become slower at life. As runners, we run slower. Our eyesight starts to go. Our hair turns gray. Our body starts turning into a shape of its own. I want you to know that aging is...

Sep 18, 2020

As palliative care physicians, we know how to hold space. In this episode, I will talk to you how it feels to hold space. I also talk about how it feels to be on the receiving end of when someone holds space for you. As physicians, it is our duty to know how to deliver difficult messages or have hard conversations. 

Sep 10, 2020

When I started talking to friends about starting a podcast, they all wanted to know one thing: who is my audience? Was I talking to physicians or was my goal to reach patients? It is a difficult question. The truth is I believe if you are going to be struck with an illness in your life time, and you may die because of...

Sep 4, 2020

Hope cannot possibly be inherently bad. In an earlier episode, we talked about how 'Hope is not a plan'. But, is there anything else we could hope for?  In times of serious illness, are we hoping for the wrong things? If we are putting all of our energy for fighting a battle we cannot win (Death), are there other hopes...