In China, people send greetings by wishing a person 'a long and healthy life'. Our natural state is to be healthy and happy. This includes having a calm mind, a healthy body and emotional resourcefulness. This book reveals the profound, yet simple health maintenance secrets that Chinese medicine has developed over many centuries. These secrets enable us to deal with stress and return to our natural balance. In this book, you will discover guidelines about many aspects of our lifestyle including: UNDERSTANDING OUR OWN PARTICULAR CONSTITUTION EATING WELL FOR OUR OWN UNIQUE NEEDS BEING EMOTIONALLY RESILIENT AND USING SETBACKS TO GROW FINDING THE RIGHT BALANCE BETWEEN WORK, REST AND EXERCISE RECOGNIZING HOW OUR ENVIRONMENT AFFECTS US By practising these secrets, Angela Hicks shows us how to recover the ability to nourish and protect our energy, overcome illness, and feel an easy joy in simply being alive.
Angela Hicks has been a practitioner of Chinese Medicine for over 30 years. She is an acupuncturist and herbalist and practices qigong. She is Joint Principal of the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading, UK, and is the author of The Acupuncture Handbook; and co-author of Five Element Constitutional Acupuncture and Healing