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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 30, 2022

On September 13th, a 22 year old Kurdish girl named Mahsa Amini, who had come to Tehran for a mini vacation with her family was detained by the "Morality Police" for having improper hijab or head covering. 3 days later, she was declared brain dead in an ICU and her body was returned to her grieving family.

One week...

Sep 16, 2022

Has colonoscopy given you a reason to be more mindful?

The funny thing is we often associate mindfulness with a retreat or a relaxing meditation session in a beautiful location. Learn how a day of undergoing colonoscopy with medication coctail that was less than ideal taught me some deep lessons about life and being...

Sep 10, 2022

When a very physically well person gets cancer, we always wonder: How did this happen?

As if cancer only happens to unwell people. 

This week's special guest, on my 100th episode of the podcast, is a friend, physician colleague and Persian friend who was diagnosed with cancer while doing all the right things. 

Or, so...

Sep 2, 2022

Do you feel guilty spending money on yourself?

When people complement you on the life you have created, do you try to act small and deflect the attention?

You deserve all that you have created in your life and need to own up to all your success. 

In this episode I will share with you how my daughter's...