Let the Barefoot Doctor enlighten you with his unique style of maverick spirituality so you can live the inspired life you're meant to live. The Doc will give you a glimpse like none other into the Taoist worldview, bringing you inspired wisdom on life and living through bite-sized blessings.Why '108' blessings? 108 is a sacred number across many spiritual traditions - Buddhist, Taoist, Christian, Hindu, and Masonic to mention a few. Drawing on this eclectic mix of traditions, Barefoot uses an equally eclectic range of techniques (visualization, meditation, affirmations, tai chi, etc) to give the desired effect with each of the blessings. These blessings range from 'A Blessing for Instigating Something Great' and '...Overcoming Any Obstacle' to '...Sanity' and '...Limitless Wealth'.
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Barefoot Doctor, also known as Stephen Russell, is the author of several notable and unorthodox books and teacher of all things Taoist, including meditation, philosophy, Chinese medicine and T'ai chi. He follows in the tradition of the barefoot doctors of the Orient, who wandered the hinterlands keeping the locals in good health and spirits. He has been practising for more than 20 years, specializing in personal-crisis management. He has a weekly column in The Observer.Review:
"Funny, wise and provocative." SUNDAY PEOPLE"Sensitive and peculiar English warrior of the psyche has arrive to soothe our everyday angsts." THE GUARDIAN"A charismatic figure with a calming way (of helping his charges) ... one to catch." TIME OUT"He answers all kinds of modern-day ills with his Taoist wisdom...and a huge dose of humour." MARIE CLAIRE HEALTH & BEAUTY"Barefoot Doctor is the modern day equivalent of a nomadic healer (but he's also got) enough charm and humour to make palatable at least some of the pseudospiritual psychobabble his vocation involves" DAILY TELEGRAPH'[After one hour of healing], the sense of lifted spirits and serenity is overwhelming.' VOGUE
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Book Description HARPER COLLINS, 2009. Hardback. Book Condition: NEW. 9780007332373 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE0976623
Book Description Element Books, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0007332378