This classic work is a journey to the heart of healing. With a foreword by Dr. Bernie Siegel, it has been acclaimed by Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen as "a masterful, awesome feat" and called by Dr. Joan Borysenko "a classic that rings with authenticity". It presents a guide to the healing process from the unique standpoint of patients who have overcome devastating odds. Replete with new science, it forms a bridge between the worlds of conventional and alternative medicine.
Many doctors overlook the seemingly inexplicable tragedies and recoveries that happen in hospitals every day, opting to view them simply as aberrations from the medical norm. In this book, Dr. Marc Siegel draws from his decades of experience treating patients and explores the sometimes miraculous effects that the spirit and emotion can have on disease and healing. The inner pulse is the essence that links the soul to the mind and body, the marker that predicts whether a person's life force is fading.