Category: Non- Fiction

Acute Renal Failure -12 Year Anniversary off Dialysis – Never give up! by James Okun

November 30, 2016, celebrated the thirteenth year since I suddenly went into acute renal failure from an unknown cause and almost died. Even as a physician, I was completely shocked to learn that from one day to the next my kidneys had shut down… Continue Reading “Acute Renal Failure -12 Year Anniversary off Dialysis – Never give up! by James Okun”

Being Accountable by Danica Genova (Book Review #321)

Being accountable is a journal where it provokes the notion of being self-aware. This book not only focuses on diet and exercise but, it also evaluates your moods, habits, and mental status of the mind. Studies have proven that logging your daily things allows… Continue Reading “Being Accountable by Danica Genova (Book Review #321)”

Keratoconus – A disease that can blind

  The cornea is the clear outer layer of the eye (consisting of 5 individual layers) which acts to bend light to help focus it back onto the retina. It also acts as an important outer protective layer of the eye. Keratoconus is a… Continue Reading “Keratoconus – A disease that can blind”

Rethink Happy: An Entrepreneur’s Journey Toward Finding Authentic Joy by Doug Kisgen (Book Review #53)

This review is written for Online Book Club. “I rate this book 4 out of 4 stars.” Although this book is a fictional story, it comes from a very real place. The Author uses two characters in his tale to express and communicate his… Continue Reading “Rethink Happy: An Entrepreneur’s Journey Toward Finding Authentic Joy by Doug Kisgen (Book Review #53)”

Baghdad the Final Gathering by Ahmad Ardalan (Book Review #313)

This is a beautiful story about Omar and his family. As we all know, there are no winning sides when it comes to war. This book narrates the hardship an Iraqi family has to endure due to the consistent off and on wars conducted… Continue Reading “Baghdad the Final Gathering by Ahmad Ardalan (Book Review #313)”

Erasing Scars by Dr. James D. Okun MD, Evangelita Goodwell (Book Review #21)

  “Millions of Americans are afflicted with genital herpes with tens of thousands of new cases being reported each year. This ravaging disease afflicts its sufferers with both physical and emotional scarring, and while effective treatments for the physical aspects of the disease have… Continue Reading “Erasing Scars by Dr. James D. Okun MD, Evangelita Goodwell (Book Review #21)”

Wake Up To The Joy Of You by Agapi Stassinopoulos (Book Review #20)

Fly into the world that is full of hope and joy. Here lays 52 chapters filled with words of wisdom in hope to connect people to each other and themselves. This book is like the helpful fairy tale animals that assist you in your… Continue Reading “Wake Up To The Joy Of You by Agapi Stassinopoulos (Book Review #20)”

On Death & Dying by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (Book Review #15)

Summary “One of the most important psychological studies of the late twentieth century, On Death and Dying grew out of Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross’s famous interdisciplinary seminar on death, life, and transition. In this remarkable book, Dr. Kübler-Ross first explored the now-famous five stages of… Continue Reading “On Death & Dying by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (Book Review #15)”

Double Thought by Mirfarhad Moghimi (Book Review #308)

Double thought is a poetic book written with the intention to provoke the human mind from its ordinary format of thinking. This book discusses a broad range of topics which are very short to read and its divided into several days of light reading.… Continue Reading “Double Thought by Mirfarhad Moghimi (Book Review #308)”