The Weekend Healer
More than a Dozen 3-Day Plans to Relax,
Relieve Stress, and Re-energize
by Jane Alexander
journalist and writer, Jane Alexander has once again created an inspiring,
delightful guide to rejuvenating the mind body and spirit. Like The
5-Minute Healer, The
Weekend Healer offers easy, affordable, flexible ways to integrate
healthy living into our hectic lives.
Alexander explains that home is where healing begins, and thus, presents
techniques that can be practiced in the comfort and privacy of our
own home. She takes us through several approaches including basic
yoga, meditation techniques, mini-detox plans, natural beauty aids,
and art therapy, each a different solution for relieving stress, pampering
our mind and spirit, or treating pain.
busy schedules often chase us into the weekend where it is much too
easy to sink further into old unhealthy habits. The Weekend Healer
proposes several rejuvenating breaks, each designed to bring back
a healthy balance and send us calmly into the next week. Below is
just one small exercise in a fabulously planned weekend.
and Emotion weekend
suggests to break your routine. Sometimes we're following
the same routine, feeling jaded or bored. This weekend
a Stone's Energy
out to your garden, a park, or wild place nearby. Look
for a stone, one that "speaks to you." You'll
know it when you find it. Pick it up and sit quietly with
it (or sit by it if it's a huge boulder!). Feel it (with
your fingers and hands, against your face); smell it;
look at it closely; taste it. Get to know it really well.
Feel the stone's energy...
Like The 5-Minute Healer, the exercises
and suggestions in this book all fit neatly on one or two pages, include
color illustrations and easy-to-follow directions. Pick a weekend
and take care of yourself!
• The Weekend Healer at Amazon.com
• The Weekend Healer at Amazon.CA (Canada)
• The Weekend Healer at Amazon UK