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The Five Elements: Understand Yourself and Enhance Your Relationships with the Wisdom of the World's Oldest Personality Type System - book

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The Five Elements brings the wisdom of an ancient healing system to modern readers, helping them understand themselves—why they do what they do—better.

Dondi Dahlin shows us that we are all born with individual rhythms that go beyond the influence of our genes and upbringing. The five elements originated in ancient Chinese medicine over 2,000 years ago—when scholars theorized that the universe is composed of five forces: water, wood, fire, earth, and metal.

Understanding these elements helps us stay in balance physically, mentally, spiritually, and emotionally. By explaining the efficacy of wood, the depth of water, the joy of fire, the compassion of earth, and the wisdom of metal, this book helps people understand themselves and form lasting connections to others, answering the age-old question of why we do what we do.

Author: by Dondi Dahlin

Customer Reviews

Based on 20 reviews
Sekinat Segunmaru
Expected More Substance

Wow, a lot of name dropping and narratives about author’s dancing. Also, mostly white people mentioned and depicted in the profiles and illustrations of the energy movements—I appreciate representation of all people but didn’t find it here (publish date of 2016).I did find the foods and exercise suggestions for each element interesting and curious. The section on children was interesting and tender.I think this is worth a skim reading with a slower study in the tin-Yang and children chapter.It would be 3 stars from me if there were information on secondary elements and what those combinations may mean for people and relationships.

Nikki Lee
Acupuncturist Approved

I have been an acupuncturist working professionally with five element theory for over ten years. This book is spot on, informative and enjoyable! This book brought some life and relatability to the elements- had great personal examples and tools to help you identify and nourish your particular dominant element. I actually got this on audible first as a fun listen and liked it so much I bought the printed copy. This book is great for professionals, their clients and people interested in bringing balance into their lives.

Tumelo Anthony
Good book to listen

I still will leave 5 stars, bs I enjoyed listening, but I wish the elements quizzes were attached so I can go back and do the quizzes and find out which one is the strongest one. I purchased an audio book and I am listening it while driving my car, and cannot do the quizzes while driving. So now, I have to purchase the paper copy.I also love how Dondi reads it, love to listen to her voice. She is awesome.

Patrick Tuhame
Excellent book!

This book is both informative and entertaining. Understanding the five elements provide a deeper understanding of people and their personalities.

Edwin Paul
well written & informative

tremendous amount of knowledge in a well paced read

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