46 Articles by Lissa Rankin, M.D.

Lissa Rankin, M.D.

10 Questions You Should Ask About Your Health (But Probably Don't)

Is your doctor asking you the questions he or she really needs in order to get a good read on your health?

Lissa Rankin, M.D.
May 15 2015

Is Your Body Trying To Guide You But You're Just Not Listening?

For over a decade, my body was trying to guide me, but I ignored it. My body started with whispers — a queasy feeling in my stomach, a repetitive...

Lissa Rankin, M.D.
March 18 2015

10 Signs You're Too Afraid Of What Other People Think

As humans beings, we rely on each other to survive. In fact, in hunter-gatherer cultures, rejection by the tribe means certain death. So no wonder we...

Lissa Rankin, M.D.
March 6 2015

18 Ways To Strengthen Your Intuition

We are all equipped with an intuition that is potent, trustworthy, and impeccably attuned to our true path.

Lissa Rankin, M.D.
March 4 2015

30 Books Guaranteed To Boost Your Courage

As a doctor who became fascinated with the strong, scientifically proven link between fear and disease, I started realizing it might be part of my job...

Lissa Rankin, M.D.
February 28 2015

9 Scientifically Proven Prescriptions For Peace Of Mind

If you want to optimize your health, extend your life expectancy, and feel as vital as possible, you need to help your nervous system live in a state...

Lissa Rankin, M.D.
September 5 2014

10 Ways You Can Heal The World (Without Changing Your Life)

When people think of “healers,” they tend to think of doctors, nurses, acupuncturists, and energy workers. Many don’t realize that you can be a...

Lissa Rankin, M.D.
May 22 2014

Top Insights From The Book 'Radical

Since I wrote Mind Over Medicine, people have been telling me their stories, and none of the people who experienced spontaneous remissions...

Lissa Rankin, M.D.
March 18 2014

Is Your Soul Trying To Guide You But You're Just Not Listening?

This post is just the tip of the iceberg! For even more of Dr. Lissa Rankin's wisdom, be sure to check out her newest class, Getting Back To 100%: A...

Lissa Rankin, M.D.
February 6 2014

13 Ways To Keep Your Cortisol In Check

Don't let the holiday season be a source of disease-inducing stress responses. Give yourself the gift of internal stillness instead.

Lissa Rankin, M.D.
December 16 2013

6 More Stories To Make You Believe In The Power Of Your Mind To Heal You

In 6 Stories To Make You Believe In The Power Of Your Mind To Heal You, I shared with you evidence that the mind’s thoughts, beliefs, and feelings can...

Lissa Rankin, M.D.
December 5 2013

Scientific Proof That Being Thankful Improves Your Health

During Thanksgiving week, people around the United States express gratitude for the bounty of their lives, but many may not realize that in doing so,...

Lissa Rankin, M.D.
November 27 2013

6 Stories To Make You Believe In The Power Of Your Mind To Heal You

My book Mind Over Medicine is full of data scientifically proving that the mind can heal—or harm—the body. But data can be dry, and sometimes what...

Lissa Rankin, M.D.
November 8 2013

10 Surprisingly Common Things That Trigger Chronic Stress

You know that when you're getting chased by a tiger, you're almost in a car accident, your “to do" list is overflowing, and you're burning the candle...

Lissa Rankin, M.D.
August 27 2013

10 Myths About Self-Healing Debunked

Positive psychology and New Age ideas about health and healing have flooded the internet and bookstore shelves in recent years. But as a doctor who...

Lissa Rankin, M.D.
June 30 2013