Marissa Slaven M.D. is a palliative care physician trained in Boston, Massachusetts and practicing in Ontario. She has a wonderful husband, three amazing teenagers (honestly), and a golden doodle. She has been writing fiction for a few years and her first book Code Blue will be published in spring 2018 by Moon Willow Press. Marissa is passionate about empowering people of all ages to enhance their understanding and grow in action towards a healthy planetary environment that enables everyone to thrive now and in the future.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS