Imagine an approach to medicine that places love at the core of healing; where doctors guide you towards your inner healer. Dr. Gladys McGarey, MD joins us today and unravels the impact of love on our health and longevity. We bring to light the inception story of the American Holistic Medical Association and its unique philosophy of loving individuals rather than merely eradicating their diseases. With a compassionate approach, she strives to empower patients, promoting a collective responsibility for health and well-being.
Gladys joins Ruben to delve into the Five L’s of Love and Life, which encompass love, life, laughter, labor, and listening. With Dr. McGarey, we explore the impact of our actions, emphasizing the power of choice, as we can either radiate love or portray fear.
The two of them explore the crucial elements of self-love, self-forgiveness, and self-gratitude in achieving our life's purpose and enhancing our longevity. So, join us for this insightful and empowering conversation about love, life, and the remarkable healing power within us all.
How does Gladys live through love? “It's a matter of seeing joy and happiness in actions, not the the dire consequences.” - Dr. Gladys McGarey
"We are almost an impossibility. It’s impossible for you to be me and me to be you. Yet we are. And there will never be another one of us again.” - Dr. Gladys McGarey
In this episode, you will learn…
- Love is at the core of holistic healing and longevity
- Actions reflect either love or fear, the choice is ours
- Self-love, self-forgiveness, and self-gratitude enhance our life purpose
- Experiencing love and death teaches us about life's fragility
- Empowering patients promotes collective responsibility for health and well-being
"Look for the light, not for the darkness, because they're both there, and if you look for the light, you'll find it.” - Dr. Gladys McGarey
About the guest: Over the past sixty years, Dr. Gladys McGarey, MD has pioneered a new way of thinking about disease and health that has transformed the way we imagine health care and self-care around the world. The cofounder of the American Holistic Medical Association, Dr. McGarey has mentored everyone from Dr. Mark Hyman to Dr. Edith Eger and has helped hundreds of patients live happier and healthier lives.
Follow Gladys @begladmd