Holism & Health

Books: Dr. Diamond’s Philosophy of Healing

Six books that outline different aspects of Dr. Diamond's unique approach to holistic health and healing.
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“All Healing”

All Healing
is silent Music.

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Video: The Fundamentalism of Medicine

Dr. Diamond discusses the transformation of medicine into a more mechanical modality, with a corresponding loss in empathy, holistic thinking – and aesthetic sense!

See more videos by Dr Diamond on his YouTube channel.

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Video: Singing and Surgery

Dr. Diamond discusses using the power of music, innate in us all, to help transcend traumatic experiences such as surgery.

Based on these insights, Dr. Diamond has written a remarkable book of the same title, to encourage others to view surgery as a spiritual, transcendental experience, rather than one rooted in fear and anxiety.

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“Your Heart: Friend or Enemy?”

The cardiologist proclaimed that his most important role was to allay each patient’s fear of his heart – of being attacked by it.

I’ve long advised suffers to listen to their hearts – and give thanks.

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“The Healer and the God Within”

The Photographer as Healer must first have found God in himself to then find God in the subject.
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“What Is Holism?”

I saw eternity the other night
Like a great ring of pure and endless light,

All calm as it was bright.


Let us start by considering the origin of the word holism. When you consult the Oxford English Dictionary you make a surprising discovery. Holism is a very new word. It has only been in recorded existence since 1926, being coined by a remarkable man, Jan Christian Smuts.
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“Two Wheels on Dry Land”

"To find health should be the object of the doctor. Anyone can find disease."—A.T. Still, the founder of Osteopathy
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“A Note on Being ‘Holistic’ ”

"Holistic" in our framework concerns the way you treat the patient, the manner in which you assess all factors influencing him – spiritual, mental and physical – as he goes through his daily life.
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“What Is Homeostasis?”

Every time you recover from an illness it is because of the body's drive for homeostasis, and when we do not recover it is because our drive was not great enough for the particular circumstances.
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