Kitchen Table Wisdom:
Stories That Heal

Over 700,000 copies in print

Now published in 21 languages

This international classic is now available as an ebook!

Often Doctors have front row seat on life. When a physician is also a master storyteller and has a personal 60-year history of chronic illness, we get to share a profound experience of life up close and personal. In this deeply moving and down to earth collection of true stories, Rachel offers us the wisdom and courage of physician and patient and touches the hearts of people worldwide. Kitchen Table Wisdom will enable you to see your own life differently and recognize your power to heal those around you.

“Everybody is a story,” writes Dr. Remen in her introduction. “When I was a child, people sat around the kitchen tables and told their stories. We don’t do that so much anymore. Sitting around the table telling stories is not just a way of passing time. It is the way the wisdom gets passed along. Despite the awesome powers of technology many of us still do not live very well. We may need to listen to one another’s stories again.”

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“Rachel Naomi Remen is nature’s gift to us, a genius of that elusive and crucial capacity, the human heart. She has much to teach us about healing, loving, and living.” – Daniel Goleman, PhD, author of Emotional Intelligence

“This is a beautiful book about life, the only true teacher.”– Bernie Siegel, MD, author of Love, Medicine & Miracles

“Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen is a pioneer in the medicine of the future. With the elegance of simplicity, she shows how physicians can become healers by no longer remaining mere technicians of the human body, but by becoming alchemists of the soul. I recommend this book highly to everyone.” – Deepak Chopra

“A book of stunning radiance, authenticity, and power. I laughed and cried my way through it, from beginning to end. …Come share in this extraordinary outpouring of human wisdom Dr. Remen reveals to us in the mirror of her own boundless heart. Don’t let an opportunity like this go by.”
– Jon Kabat-Zinn

“I loved Kitchen Table Wisdom. It is a beautiful book. When you read this collection of stories, you will find yourself pausing to remember holy pieces of yourself, when you were awed by the Great Mystery, and glimpsed humanity’s relationship to divinity, or felt a deep soul connection with another.” – Jean Shinoda Bolen, MD, author of Crossing to Avalon

“Kitchen Table Wisdom will give anyone an intimate insight into what genuine healing is all about. Rachel Naomi Remen is a great healer and a living saint.” – Larry Dossey, MD

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