How to Deal with Pain & Suffering

From the Show: HER
Summary: Is there a way to turn your pain into positivity?
Air Date: 6/26/14
Duration: 10
Host: Michelle King Robson and Pamela Peeke, MD
Guest Bio: Nikhil Joshi, MD
Nikhil Joshi Dr. Nikhil Joshi is a young physician, writer and speaker. Currently completing a residency in internal medicine at Memorial University in Atlantic Canada, he recently hosted an eight-part national CBC radio miniseries – Dr. C – that documented his struggle with cancer.

A Millennium Scholar and researcher in the areas of rheumatology, his first book, The Companion, was released in 2006.

The End of Suffering is available via Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Chapters Indigo in paperback and e-book formats, as well as in select brick-and-mortar bookstores.
How to Deal with Pain & Suffering
At the age of 27, Dr. Nikhil Joshi, MD, felt on top of the world.

He was healthy, engaged to be married and going through residency to become a doctor.

But often, life throws you curve balls, and in Dr. Joshi's case, he was just about to strike out.

Turns out, his fiancé was not the one for him and the engagement was broken. Months later, he was diagnosed with lymphoma. Soon after, a great friend of his passed away.

We all experience heartache and loss, and it's common and easy to fall into a state of depression. Is there a way to turn your emotional trauma into something positive?

What did experiencing heartbreak, cancer and the death of a close friend in the span of one year teach Dr. Joshi about love, life and being a doctor?

Dr. Joshi explains how important it is to feel as normal as possible when tragedy strikes. Having friends, family members and co-workers try to walk on eggshells around you can drive anyone nuts.

How can you turn your suffering into something positive?

A young physician, writer and speaker, Dr. Nikhil Josh, shares his story of suffering and how he turned his pain into something positive, as well as tips to help turn your own life around.