Lissa Rankin, MD founded Owning Pink in 2009. New York Times bestselling author of Mind Over Medicine and The Fear Cure, Lissa Rankin is a physician, speaker, founder of the Whole Health Medicine Institute, and spiritual seeker.
Passionate about what makes people optimally healthy and what predisposes them to illness, she’s on a mission to merge science and spirituality in a way that not only facilitates the health of the individual, it also heals the collective. As she became aware of how fear dominates modern culture and how such fear predisposes us not only to unhappiness but to disease, she began researching ways to befriend fear so we can let it heal and liberate us, opening us up to greater compassion, not just for others, but for ourselves. Visit her website.
The Shocking Truth About Your Health
Lissa Rankin, MD is an OB/GYN physician, author, keynote speaker, consultant to healthcare visionaries, and professional artist. Discouraged by the broken, patriarchal healthcare system, she left her medical practice in 2007 only to realize that you can quit your job, but you can’t quit your calling.
This epiphany launched her on a journey of discovery that led her to become a leader in the field of mind/body medicine and is writing about in her third book Mind Over Medicine: Scientific Proof You Can Heal Yourself (Hay House, 2013).
Is There Scientific Proof We Can Heal Ourselves?
New age gurus suggest that we can heal ourselves by simply changing our minds, but is this concept grounded in cold, hard science?
Lissa Rankin, MD explores the scientific literature, reviewing case studies of spontaneous remission, as well as placebo and nocebo effect data, to prove that our thoughts powerfully affect our physiology when we believe we can get well.
Is Medicine Killing You?
Lissa Rankin, MD is a physician and New York Times bestselling author of Mind Over Medicine: Scientific Proof That You Can Heal Yourself, and the founder of Dr Lissa Rankin’s Whole Health Medicine Institute training program for physicians and other health care providers.
Dr Rankin is on a grassroots mission to heal healthcare by repairing the doctor-patient relationship, while empowering both patients and health care providers to marry the best of Western medicine with mind-body approaches scientifically proven to activate the body’s natural self-repair mechanisms.