Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon

Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon

**THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER** 'You're amazing I could talk to you (Rahul) all day' Chris Evans 'This is a gripping new book' The Times World-leading neuroscientist and neurosurgeon Dr Rahul Jandial draws on his years of work with patients ...

Author: Rahul Jandial

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241338711

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 272

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**THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER** 'You're amazing I could talk to you (Rahul) all day' Chris Evans 'This is a gripping new book' The Times World-leading neuroscientist and neurosurgeon Dr Rahul Jandial draws on his years of work with patients suffering from the most extreme cases of brain damage, disorders and illnesses to reveal what they can tell us about the science of the mind. From a languages teacher who has to choose whether to lose her ability to speak Spanish or English after brain surgery, to a former TV exec, now homeless, who discovers that his life-altering despondency is the result of a tumour, to a fainting teen who learns that deep breathing can mean the difference between life or death, these stories uncover the secret workings of the brain. Blending cutting-edge research and beautiful storytelling, Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon is a vital resource on the best ways to boost your memory, control stress and emotions, minimize pain, unleash your creativity, raise smart kids and reduce the risk of Alzheimer's. This is a deeply practical and readable book, which will take you on an expedition through the anatomy of the most fascinating - and mysterious - of organs.
Categories: Health & Fitness

Summary of Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon by Rahul Jandial the New Science and Stories of the Brain

Summary of Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon by Rahul Jandial   the New Science and Stories of the Brain

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A Comprehensive Summary of Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon by Dr Rahul Jandial ^^^^^^^ About the Original Book ^^^^^^^ Lіfе Lеѕѕоnѕ from a Brаіn Surgeon (2019) tаkеѕ a lооk into thе humаn brain and thе science of cognitive hеаlth. Debunking соmmоn myths аbоut the brаіn, thеѕе blіnkѕ wіll brіng you up-to-date insights оn соgnіtіvе functions ѕuсh аѕ sleep, mеmоrу and creativity, аѕ wеll аѕ thе bеѕt wауѕ to hаrnеѕѕ your nаturаl аbіlіtіеѕ. ^^^^^^^ About thе Authоr ^^^^^^^ Rаhul Jаndіаl, MD, PhD іѕ аn American neurosurgeon аnd ѕсіеntіѕt at Cіtу оf Hоре, a research сеntеr, hospital аnd postgraduate trаіnіng faculty іn Lоѕ Angeles. Hе іѕ thе lеаd ѕсіеntіѕt аt the cutting-edge nеurоѕсіеnсе rеѕеаrсh facility Jаndіаl Laboratory аnd has written tеn асаdеmіс bооkѕ and оvеr 100 рареrѕ. Hе hаѕ аlѕо wrіttеn соlumnѕ for VICE аnd appeared on Tоdау, Nіghtlіnе, the Discovery Chаnnеl аnd National Gеоgrарhіс.Disclaimer: This bооk іѕ nоt mеаnt tо rерlасе thе оrіgіnаl bооk but tо ѕеrvе аѕ a companion tо іt.
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Rules for Survival

Rules for Survival

Both an unflinching account of extreme surgeries and a profound, moving and introspective memoir, this book reveals the depths of a surgeon's psyche who is pushed to his limits, day in, day out.

Author: DR RAHUL. JANDIAL

Publisher: Penguin Life

ISBN: 0241461820

Category:

Page: 272

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Acclaimed neurosurgeon and bestselling author, Rahul Jandial, has spent the last 20 years treating patients whose lives hang in the balance, from treating patients with rare forms of stage 4 brain cancer, to keeping a gun victim's heart pumping with his own hand. Rules for Survival is his account of the resilience, courage and belief he has witnessed in his patients, and the lessons he has learned from them. Part memoir, part guide, this profound and moving book explores the strength of humanity at its most vulnerable and shows us how to cope with life's challenges, be it stress, failure, trauma, loss or addiction. Jandial will help you find purpose in the face of futility, strength during times of loss and joy in the everyday.
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Life on a Knife s Edge

Life on a Knife   s Edge

'Wonderous and wild. I loved this book' James Nestor, bestselling author of Breath 'Moving, raw and unflinching' Julia Samuel, bestselling author of This Too Shall Pass How do you carry on when things go deadly wrong?

Author: Rahul Jandial

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241461853

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 224

View: 269

As one of the world's leading brain surgeons, Dr Jandial is the last hope for many patients who have extreme forms of cancer - patients who can't be saved, but deserve more time. Life on a Knife's Edge is his account of the resilience, courage and belief he has witnessed in his patients, and the lessons he has learned from them. Both an unflinching account of extreme surgeries and a profound, moving and introspective memoir, this book reveals the depths of a surgeon's psyche who is pushed to his limits, day in, day out. From keeping a gun victim's heart pumping with his own hand, to saving a woman from paralysis and performing brain surgery while time is running out on a haemorrhaging patient, we see how making life and death decisions and facing unimaginable pressure has shaped one man's life. In this breathtaking memoir, Dr Jandial shares what he's learned about human nature, from balancing the line between life and death everyday.
Categories: Health & Fitness

Neurofitness

Neurofitness

With engrossing stories from the OR and the lab, a leading neurosurgeon and neuroscientist explores the cutting-edge science that can be applied to everyday life for peak performance, improved memory, enhanced creativity, and much more.

Author: Rahul Jandial

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

ISBN: 9781328969248

Category: MEDICAL

Page: 272

View: 970

With engrossing stories from the OR and the lab, a leading neurosurgeon and neuroscientist explores the cutting-edge science that can be applied to everyday life for peak performance, improved memory, enhanced creativity, and much more.
Categories: MEDICAL

Becoming Dr Q

Becoming Dr  Q

Chronicles the life of Dr. Q, former poor migrant worker who is now an internationally renowned neurosurgeon and neuroscientist who leads cutting-edge research to cure brain cancer.

Author: Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520271180

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 317

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Chronicles the life of Dr. Q, former poor migrant worker who is now an internationally renowned neurosurgeon and neuroscientist who leads cutting-edge research to cure brain cancer.
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Simple Lessons for A Better Life

Simple Lessons for A Better Life

Chapter 20 Family Matters Lesson: There are hidden costs to mobility and
independence, which can increase insecurity and alienation. Chapter 21 Mental
Exercise Is Brain Surgery Lesson: Your brain is very plastic. You must properly ...

Author: Charles E. Dodgen

Publisher: Prometheus Books

ISBN: 9781633880177

Category: Self-Help

Page: 288

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From the unique experiences of nursing home residents, an empathic psychologist derives lessons for living a better life, demonstrating how people find happiness, peace, and fulfillment despite challenging circumstances. Perfect for readers who seek inspiration for living a better life at any age and who enjoy books on inspiration/motivation, wellness, psychology, self-improvement, wellness, and issues of aging. The desire to live a good life is timeless. And, sometimes, insight into what really matters emerges from where we least expect it. Even the most challenging circumstances can have a surprise silver lining. This perceptive and inspiring book shows that anyone can learn valuable life lessons from the unique experiences of nursing home residents. Using illustrative vignettes of his interactions with people facing serious physical, mental, and social challenges, the author derives twenty-eight simple, yet profoundly important, lessons for living a richer life—lessons that apply to people at any age. Dr. Dodgen, a clinical psychologist who has worked with this population for eighteen years, has discovered that when the surplus trappings of lifestyle are cleared away and lives are stripped to their most essential components, people discover new paths to happiness, peace, and fulfillment. Dodgen shares stories that demonstrate how love, meaning, purpose, and contentment can be found even in far-from-ideal circumstances. Offering deeply thoughtful reflections in an easily digestible format, this book affirms that no matter our physical, economic, or social limitations, we can remain rich in life. Readers looking for ways to improve relationships, understand and manage feelings more effectively, cope well with challenges, mitigate suffering, and discover greater serenity in their own life circumstances will find a wealth of insights in these concise, enlightening chapters.
Categories: Self-Help

The Ultimate Fishing Challenge

The Ultimate Fishing Challenge

The lessons learned from my brain surgery taught me well about the truly
important people in my life. Our first ministry field should be our family. One of the
primary reasons for the fall of Rome was the breakdown of the family. The main
reason ...

Author: James E. Grassi

Publisher: Harvest House Pub

ISBN: 0736909966

Category: Religion

Page: 197

View: 140

Experienced fishers of men and hesitant disciples will find new joy in their Christian walk and witness after immersing themselves in this book.Why did Jesus approach eight fishermen to be among His first disciples? In The Ultimate Fishing Challenge, Grassi uses Scripture, angling acumen, and true fish stories to express the many similarities between fishing and discipleship in chapters such as: -- Big Bad Sharks -- overcoming obstacles and dispelling fear with faith -- The Right Cast -- the importance of preparation and presentation in sharing the gospel -- Lost in the Fog -- getting your priorities straight -- When the Tournament Is Over -- reflections on life as a disciple -- Overflowing Nets -- abundant blessings and other lessons from the Sea of GalileeWith a writing voice that sparks camaraderie and wisdom in the ways of faith and fishing, Grassi encourages deeper spiritual understanding, stronger relationships, and a renewed commitment to sharing Christ with others, Avid fishermen and armchair outdoorsmen alike will be challenged to fathom the depths of their role as disciples.
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Still Standing

Still Standing

Advised he might never walk again, Hirst refused to surrender his life and began the journey of living with a traumatic brain injury. He tells the story of a freak accident and the lessons learned during his remarkable recovery.

Author: Steven R. Hirst

Publisher:

ISBN: 0985517301

Category: Brain damage

Page: 154

View: 374

Major Hirst was an Air Force F-15 fighter pilot at the top of his game when a routine trip from the grocery store changed his life forever. Advised he might never walk again, Hirst refused to surrender his life and began the journey of living with a traumatic brain injury. He tells the story of a freak accident and the lessons learned during his remarkable recovery.
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The Niv Standard Lesson Commentary 1999 2000

The Niv Standard Lesson Commentary 1999 2000

Unit 3: Christ Above All (Lessons 10-13) Complete Life in Christ LESSON 1 1
WHY TEACH THIS LESSON? ... An auto mechanic once put up this sign in his
shop: "Beware of bargains in life rafts, brain surgery, parachutes, and auto
repairs.

Author: Standard Publishing

Publisher: Standard Publishing Company

ISBN: 0784709602

Category: Religion

Page: 448

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Smiling Again

Smiling Again

Smiling Again captures Sally’s experience with the removal of a brain tumor and the recovery process.

Author: Sally Stap

Publisher: Morgan James Publishing

ISBN: 9781614487968

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 192

View: 198

Smiling Again captures Sally’s experience with the removal of a brain tumor and the recovery process. It captures her faith journey while navigating the crisis. She educates the reader on the specific disease and explains how a caregiver can support a patient throughout a medical crisis. Immediately following surgery, she captured her feeling in parallel with her blog while processing the changes in her life.
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Mortal Lessons

Mortal Lessons

Sometimes tragic, sometimes humorous, the essays offer a physician’s viewpoint that goes beyond the medical to also consider the most meaningful issues and questions we face, whether as doctors or patients, cared for or caregiver.

Author: Richard Selzer

Publisher: HMH

ISBN: 9780547542331

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 812

A surgeon shares true stories of life, death, and the human body in an essay collection that “will nail you to your chair” (Saturday Review). With settings ranging from the operating theater to a Korean ambulance, and topics as varied as the disposition of a corpse and the author’s own childhood, these nineteen captivating, wry, and intimate vignettes offer a poignant examination of health, humanity, and, of course, mortality. Sometimes tragic, sometimes humorous, the essays offer a physician’s viewpoint that goes beyond the medical to also consider the most meaningful issues and questions we face, whether as doctors or patients, cared for or caregiver. Praised by Kirkus Reviews as “an impressive display of knowledge and art, magic and mystery,” Mortal Lessons is a classic reflection on the human body and the human experience, and will resonate with readers for generations to come.
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Eunice Gottlieb and the Unwhitewashed Truth about Life

Eunice Gottlieb and the Unwhitewashed Truth about Life

They keep hoping it ' s something I ' ll outgrow , so I can become a brain surgeon
or ambassador to the UN . Private lessons are expensive . If my parents scrimped
and saved for something they didn ' t really approve of - I don ' t want to feel ...

Author: Tricia Springstubb

Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0385295529

Category: Friendship

Page: 177

View: 826

The summer eighth-grader Eunice goes into the dessert catering business with her best friend Phoebe brings revelations to her about change and friendship and new beginnings.
Categories: Friendship

Humans in Training

Humans in Training

Life as a Preparation Process As a result of my brain surgery , I felt an intense
urgency to discover and learn ... —is a reminder to move our lives in certain
directions , to learn life's lessons , and to develop specific skills necessary to fulfill
our ...

Author: Jay D. Allen

Publisher: Hit Publishing

ISBN: 0968969313

Category: Self-Help

Page: 320

View: 673

Book Description: HUMANS IN TRAINING Imagine: youre playing a game but youre not sure what the purpose is or what it means to win; you dont understand the rules, youre not prepared, and you always seem to be in the penalty box; youre simply working hard and hoping for the best.Does this sound frustrating? maybe even familiar? HUMANS IN TRAINING is like an owners manual for daily life (- Toronto Sun), taking an athletes discipline, focus and training principles to the enterprise of understanding the bigger Game of Life and what it takes to prepare and condition ourselves for it. This book dares readers to enter a gym that most people dont even go into let alone do any serious or consistent work if they get there! Jay explains how life is like a game in the sense that we are all in training: there is a purpose; there are rules; we do have a coach; and most importantly, we do have to prepare and train for it. In fact, this is what we are here to learn! The book also introduces the founding principles of Inner Circuit Training an unparalleled system for flexing our mental, emotional and spiritual muscles. This system teaches people how to build a strong inner foundation and master the fundamentals of daily living. And the best part is, anyone can be an athlete of this kind. Lets face it we are born in the game but we are not born with the rules. So lets learn how to play! HUMANS IN TRAINING answers the question: WHAT IS THE ONE THING THAT IF I WORK ON THIS, EVERYTHING ELSE WILL FALL INTO PLACE? Author Bio: Today, Jay is alive 15 years after being diagnosed with a mid-brain tumor and given only 15 months to live. To this day, the diagnosis hasnt changed and modern medicine cannot explain why he is still alive. Jay can! The only advice doctors have given him is to keep doing whatever it is you are doing. So he wrote the book that he was dying to read 15 years ago and shares what he has been doing and why it works.Jay D. Allen is an internationally acclaimed keynote speaker, author, and seminar leader of - Inner Circuit Training. For over six years, Jay has spoken to thousands of people from corporate executives to graduating students to medical practitioners about the concept of Whole-being Conditioning. Jay is recognized as this generations answer to Dale Carnegie (-Toronto Business Times).
Categories: Self-Help

Into the Magic Shop

Into the Magic Shop

'I'm sure many readers will be moved by this inspiring story to open their hearts and see what they too can do for others' - His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Author: James Doty

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444786200

Category: Medical

Page: 288

View: 725

The award-winning New York Times bestseller that inspired BTS's K-pop song 'Magic Shop'. The day that 12-year-old James Doty walked in to his local magic shop is the day that changed his life. Once the neglected son of an alcoholic father and a mother with chronic depression, he has gone on to become a leading neurosurgeon, based at Stanford University. He credits Ruth for this incredible turnaround: the remarkable woman he met at the Cactus Rabbit Magic Shop, who devoted the summer to transforming his mind and opening his heart. In this uplifting memoir, Jim explains the visualisation techniques Ruth taught him that gave him the self-esteem to imagine a new future for himself. He examines the science behind mindfulness and why the skills he learned - of focus and attention - now help him to think fast and keep calm in the operating theatre. And he shows us what is possible when you start to change your brain and your heart. Into the Magic Shopimparts some powerful life lessons about how to live better, and inspires us to believe that we all have inside us the capacity to change our own destiny. 'I'm sure many readers will be moved by this inspiring story to open their hearts and see what they too can do for others' - His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Categories: Medical

Lead with Your Heart Lessons from a Life with Horses

Lead with Your Heart       Lessons from a Life with Horses

Allan J. Hamilton, a neurosurgeon and a pioneer in equine-assisted therapy, distills in 112 short essays what horses have taught him about forgiveness, true leadership, courage, and love.

Author: Allan J. Hamilton

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781612127354

Category: Pets

Page: 232

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2016 Foreword INDIES Gold Award Winner 2016 Gold Nautilus Book Award Winner 2017 Silver Independent Publisher Book Award Winner 2017 Silver IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Winner Award-winning author and celebrated neurosurgeon Allan J. Hamilton combines his understanding of the human brain with nearly 30 years’ experience training horses to offer wisdom on such universal themes as leadership, motivation, ambition, and humility. The results are showcased in more than 100 thoughtful essays that treat working with horses as a metaphor for personal, professional, and spiritual growth. Whether you’re searching for greater spiritual depth or simply want to better understand your four-legged partner, this wise and important collection has something for you.
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Lessons of Leucotomy

Lessons of Leucotomy

Brain surgery for sexual disorders . 4 , 250 . BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL . (
1971 ) . Modified prefrontal leucotomy . 3,595 . BROWN , G.W. , MONCK , E.M. ,
CARSTAIRS , G.M. , and WING , J.K. ( 1962 ) . Influence of family life on the
course of ...

Author: Ashley Robin

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015000306509

Category: Frontal lobotomy

Page: 100

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Categories: Frontal lobotomy

Johnson s Universal Cyclop dia

Johnson s Universal Cyclop dia

Its contributions to the welfare of man through the practical work of the brain
surgeon, the oculist, the aurist, and the alienist, are of the ... The child serves to
correct the reports of adult life by opening up object lessons in the growth of mind
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ISBN: UOM:39015035555005

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The Critic

The Critic

ports on California life - guards , freeway control , the Hoover Dam and water
projects should have been forgotten . ... One further thought : Ms. Didion never
learned to suffer in silence . ... ( Lippincott , $ 10.95 ) There is a therapeutic
reason to read this account of what it's like to be a top neurosurgeon : you will
never again ...

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Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105010361496

Category: American literature

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Categories: American literature

Listen to the Patient

Listen to the Patient

In Listen to the Patient Ciric weaves together the story of his life, which brought him from a continent and ocean away to the US, with the meaning, secrets, and ethical aspects of neurosurgery, including the unique privilege and daunting ...

Author: Ivan Ciric MD

Publisher: Archway Publishing

ISBN: 9781480831216

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 262

View: 366

In Listen to the Patient Ciric weaves together the story of his life, which brought him from a continent and ocean away to the US, with the meaning, secrets, and ethical aspects of neurosurgery, including the unique privilege and daunting responsibility of navigating through the hidden nooks and crannies of the human brain. Through a series of select patients stories and operations, Ciric describes the cascading steps leading up to a neurosurgical procedure for a variety of brain and spinal cord maladies, and he shares the intricate details and majestic beauty of brain and spinal cord surgeries. Blending technical information with personal stories and humor, this memoir reminisces about a life well lived. This is an extremely pleasant walk through reminiscences in the life of a true neurosurgical giant. Colleagues and laity will gather much from his lifewell-lived and hard-workedand the sage lessons derived from the collisions of past and present, success and failure, hope and despair, are eloquently described in this story of dedication and devotion from the humble humanity of this remarkable man. I highly recommend the read. John L. D. Atkinson MD, FACS, Professor of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota This book is an inspiring odyssey. Its elegant prose describes the character and accomplishments of a premier neurosurgeon. His intellect and surgical prowess are responsible for important technical and conceptual advances in the challenging field of neurological surgery. This is a chronicle of a true surgeons surgeon, a valued educator, and a role model for many of his peers. Edward R. Laws, MD, FACS, Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School
Categories: Biography & Autobiography