the-heart-speaks-mimi-guarneriDr. Mimi Guarneri bridges the gap between heart and soul, fusing the latest in science and technology with the deeper realization that the human heart is more than a physical pump.

Every day, 2,600 Americans die of cardiovascular disease — and despite remarkable interventional and surgical procedures, over 650,000 new heart attacks occur annually. In The Heart Speaks, Dr. Guarneri reveals groundbreaking new research that the heart is a multilayered, complex organ, possessing intelligence, memory, and decision-making abilities independent from the mind — and that healing the heart can have more to do with healing the mind and soul than we ever knew.

From childhood in a family riddled with heart disease to a medical career facing the pounding heartbeats of cardiac emergencies, Dr. Guarneri draws us into the intimate moments of life and death, and leads us on a riveting exploration of the heart’s many mysteries. Through her compelling memoir we see that it is only by knowing the whole heart — its mental, emotional, spiritual, and universal aspects — that we can truly heal.

Dr. Guarneri takes the reader on a journey of the heart – exploring the emotional heart, able to be crushed by loss; the intelligent heart, with a nervous system all its own; and the spiritual heart, which yearns for a higher purpose. She skillfully weaves the science and drama of the heart’s unfolding. With groundbreaking new research and unparalleled experience, Dr. Guarneri explores the new science that indicates the heart acts as a powerhouse that makes its own decisions. Her book includes a poignant collection of stories from heart patients who have benefited from integrative medicine approaches.

The Heart Speaks and her clinical work have been featured on NBC Today and PBS’s To the Contrary and Full Focus. Her work was also featured in a two-part PBS documentary,The New Medicine. Dr. Guarneri is regularly quoted in national publications such as the Yoga Journal, Body+Soul, Trustee Magazine, MindBodyGreen.com and WebMD.

You may call us directly at 858-459-6919 to order The Heart Speaks: A Cardiologist Reveals the Secret Language of Healing. We are happy to ship Dr. Guarneri’s book out to you from Pacific Pearl La Jolla.  It is $15.99 plus tax and shipping. We usually send by USPS mail but we can customize your delivery.


“Like all genuine healers throughout history, Dr. Mimi Guarneri knows the power of story to heal, to make whole. She is a physician of the heart, in all its many meanings. Good medicine cures. Great medicine heals. The brand of medicine in The Heart Speaks does both.”

– Larry Dossey, M.D., author of The Extraordinary Healing Power of Ordinary Things

“In her groundbreaking and heartwarming book, Dr. Guarneri has quite literally gotten to the heart of healing. Blending the latest research with unforgettable true stories, she teaches us how to listen to our heart’s subtle language, think with its wisdom, rejoice in its loving memories, and cconnect with other hearts.”

– Paul Pearsall, Ph.D. author of The Heart’s Code: Tapping the Wisdom and Power of Our Heart Energy



The Healthcare Practitioner’s Guide to Heal Yourself, Your Patients & Your Practice


Dr. Mimi Guarneri and Dr. Mark J. Tager guide healthcare practitioners on a journey of personal and professional transformation in Total Engagement. Along the way, you will be introduced to dozens of clinicians who have made the total engagement leap. You will find inspiration and guidance in their stories of change.

Total Engagement is your algorithm for greater personal and professional wellbeing.

It is indicated for clinicians who want to:

  • Learn skills to build greater personal resilience
  • Regain some control over life and work
  • Acquire tools to help patients with lifestyle change
  • Attract the types of patients you enjoy seeing
  • Identify ways to enhance practice revenue
  • Reorganize or change practice structure to provide greater quality and satisfaction for you, staff and patients

No matter what your profession in healthcare—whether you are a medical physician, a naturopathic doctor or chiropractor, a nurse, NP, PA or a complementary or mental health professional—Drs. Mimi Guarneri and Mark Tager will guide you on a path to greater personal and professional satisfaction.

For the burned out or frustrated clinician, Total Engagement  will help you kindle the spirit and the inherent joys of practice in which passion is in great evidence, time flies and meaning and purpose prevail.

For the practitioner who wants to augment income or restructure their practice—perhaps with a membership or private pay component, you’ll find practical suggestions and helpful hints from clinicians who have done so.

In part one: Heal Yourself, you will begin examining your attitudes, beliefs, values and behaviors to determine whether they are moving you in positive or negative directions. You will learn a host of techniques that can help you become more resilient. If you are wondering whether you should stay in your current practice structure, or make a change, TE will help you examine the five types of courage that can help you succeed.

In Part 2, Heal Your Patients, you will become acquainted with a new model of Integrative Medicine beginning with the art and science of patient engagement. You will learn ways to incorporate lifestyle, functional medicine and holistic techniques into your practice. And, you’ll gain an understanding of the evidence behind each of the various modalities.

In Part 3 Heal Your Practice, you will learn how to attract the types of patients you want to treat and gain the tools that can allow you to do so. You will find myriad ways to augment your practice with new products and services. These practice additions allow you to serve larger audiences and to generate additional income. You will also learn how to effectively promote and lead your practice, and if you are so inclined, to ply your skills in non-clinical activities.

Total Engagement is available only in a limited release. It is NOT available on Amazon, nor is it available electronically.

  • Size – 6.5″ x 9.25″
  • 353 pages
  • 352 references
  • Perfect bound
  • Released Oct 17, 2014

You may call us directly at 858-459-6919 to order Total Engagement. We are happy to send this book out to you from Pacific Pearl La Jolla.  It is $34.95 plus tax and shipping. We usually send by USPS mail but we can customize your delivery.

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