The Five-Minute Healer
Easy, Natural Ways To Look and Feel Better Fast
by Jane Alexander
works as a guidebook, giving suggestions and ideas to revitalize
our looks, center and calm ourselves, boost self-confidence, stay
cool and collected at work, detox our system, banish a cold, zap
a hangover, and do exercises any hour of the day. It introduces
us to our chakras, to feng shui, yoga, flower essence and aromatherapy,
and other natural modes of relaxation and revitalization.
found each example clear, easy and fun. But most of all, they were
just enough of an introduction to allow me to decide if I'd like
to learn more about that particular technique. For instance, on
pages 100 and 101, there are instructions for intoning my chakras.
The seven chakras are centers of vital energy in our bodies. It
is said that when all the chakras vibrate in balance, we enjoy perfect
health and well-being. This intrigued me enough to study more about
chakras and I now am the proud owner of chakra candles!
jyutsu is an ancient Japanese therapy that can eliminate stress
and fatigue, relieve pain, and balance your emotions. The
poses are simple and highly discreet- you can do jin shin
anywhere - without anyone realizing.
Tension and Stress:
This pose releases tension and stress throughout the body.
It helps to empty the body of stale and stagnant energy.
1. Hold the middle joint of the left middle finger
lightly between the right thumb and fingers.
2. Hold for a few minutes.
3. Reverse instructions for the other hand.
is a book to bring in the car, set by the bed, keep handy by your
desk, or stick in your briefcase. The exercises and suggestions
all fit neatly on one or two pages, include color illustrations
and easy-to-follow directions. It is a "thumb through"
book that is not only informative and educational, but it is fun!
If you are like me, you'll find the book relaxing to just read and
absorb. Open a page and discover something new!
Book review by Nancy Eggleston
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