The Chinese described the emotions as being a cause of ill health as early as 200 BC. It is now universally recognized that anger, guilt, joy, jealousy, fear etc have a strong effect on our body.
The book clearly explains the link between the elements, the body’s organs and our feelings. Using the elements and philosophy behind Chinese medicine, this book shows you how to:
Transform AngerConquer FearRelease SadnessBreak the Worry HabitEnhance Self Awareness
Each Element – fire, water, wood, earth and metal has a different personality type associated with it. Healing Your Emotions takes you through case studies and questionnaires to reveal your Element type, and then offers exercises, both mental and physical, which will help you identify and deal with the emotions which stop you being healthy.
It uses an action plan which borrows from both Eastern and Western techniques:
Qi GongNLPGestalt therapy and focussingVisualisation
About the author
Angela & John Hicks are the joint principals of the College of Integrated Chinese medicine in Reading. Angela is author of The Five Laws for Healthy Living, Principles of Acupuncture and Principles of Chinese Medicine. John is author of Principles of Chinese Herbal Medicine. They have been practising for over 17 years.