Ivan Figueroa-Otero MD
Iván Figueroa Otero M.D. FACS, FAAMA
A vibrant 76-year young retired academic Pediatric Surgeon, who instead of hanging up his
gloves, decided to take new challenges to keep his mind trained by starting to practice holistic
medical care and Chinese style acupuncture, based on his holographic view of disease and to
write self-help and spirituality books at 70 years. He decided to share his spiritual journey in a
series of book trilogies he designed to help others pass their final exam in what he calls the
school of life. From his own experience and from his eclectic learning from most religious
traditions, he has developed a self-learning curriculum, that allows “students” to set their own
learning pace without copying from each other’s exams. He enjoys blending science and
spirituality in a harmonic dance that needs the cooperation of both to step into the rhythm of
After his success in sharing his message in his bestselling first trilogy, he has just finished his
Spirituality 104, as a transition book to the next trilogy, so that it serves a review to his
followers and an introduction to those that want to join his classes. Some future glimpses of his
tittles are, Spirituality 201: Healing the Cancer in our Genes, Subtitle: by Reversing the
Epigenetic Sins of our Ancestors, Spirituality 202: Discovering the Inner Healer: A Self-Healing
Manual for Therapists and Spirituality 203: Universe in its Great Perfection: Observing Life As It
Is and Not As We Would Like to See It. To keep up to date with my journey go to
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A well-written book with messages of great importance. I find the author's advice valuable and his methods to be working. Ivan Figueroa-Otero sounds like a person who has the experience and the expertise on the matter and I trusted him and it helped. Thank you!
This is truly a great guide. Written well and easy to comprehend, with messages that will positively impact your life. At least it impacted mine. I enjoyed this book and I can assure you that these tactics work - just do the exercise and you'll soon feel the effect.
Spirituality 104: Lessons of Love from The School of Life by Ivan Figueroa-Otero made me want to read the previous 3 books. I liked the author's view on life and how to handle stress and everyday struggles. I recommend the book to those who want to find a way to enjoy life more and find peace.