What Really Matters: 7 Lessons for Living from the Stories of the Dying with Dr. Karen Wyatt

April 21, 2012
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What Really Matters: 7 Lessons for Living from the Stories of the Dying


with Dr. Karen Wyatt


Dr. Karen M. Wyatt, author of What Really Matters: 7 Lessons for Living from the Stories of the Dying, who is a family physician who has spent her 25-year medical career working with patients in challenging settings, such as hospices, nursing homes and indigent clinics joins the show in an enlightening interview.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Karen M. Wyatt discuss the following:

  • How have you handled the career transition from full-time medical practice to author?
  • What or who inspired you to write What Really Matters?
  • What do you believe “really matters” after writing this book?
  • Who can benefit the most from reading this book?
  • How have you been able to overcome our society’s reluctance to talk about death and dying?
  • Which 3 lessons from the book should readers pay attention to right now?


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Dr. Karen M. Wyatt, author of What Really Matters: 7 Lessons for Living from the Stories of the Dying, is a family physician who has spent her 25-year medical career working with patients in challenging settings, such as hospices, nursing homes and indigent clinics.  She has twice testified at Senate briefings on integrated medical care, combining physical and behavioral health, which she helped create and implement in her clinic for the uninsured. Dr. Wyatt is also the author of  A Matter of Life and Death: Stories to Heal Loss & Grief as well as the ebooks Loss and Grief Survival Guide and Coping With Life-Threatening Illness and is a frequent lecturer for hospices and other groups on end-of-life issues.


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Links: www.whatreallymattersbook.com


Note: The views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinions or beliefs of the show host or it's owners.


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