The Way of the Five Seasons Book

The Way of the Five Seasons


  • Author : John Kirkwood
  • Publisher : Singing Dragon
  • Release Date : 2016-03-21
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 380
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857012524

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The Way of the Five Seasons Excerpt :

Here is a comprehensive and practical guide to using the Five Element model in your daily life in ways that can improve your physical health, foster mental ease and clarity, create more emotional balance, and bring you closer to spirit. Having introduced the philosophical and practical principles of the Five Elements, the author invites you to 'live the book', immersing yourself in the many aspects of each Element during its corresponding season. He offers a range of methods of doing this, including activities such as movement, cooking, gardening, journaling, visualisation, meditation, dialogue and self-acupressure. In working with each Element, he explores the three levels or expressions of human life - the physical (structures, organs, tissues and systems), the psycho-emotional (thoughts, beliefs, self-images, emotions and reactions), and the spirit. Detailed information is provided on each Element's specific attributes, associations, resonances and gifts, and anatomical illustrations are included for further guidance. An invaluable reference book for practitioners and students of Chinese Medicine who hope to become better practitioners to others, the book also provides the means to become a practitioner to yourself.

Five Seasons Book
Score: 4
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Five Seasons


  • Author : A. B. Yehoshua
  • Publisher : HMH
  • Release Date : 2012-12-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9780544139909

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Five Seasons Excerpt :

This tale of an awkward Israeli widower and his misadventures with women is an “extraordinary novel . . . a masterpiece” (Los Angeles Times). After seven long years of illness, Molkho’s wife passes, leaving him in mourning, but also with an unexpected sense of freedom. No longer is he bound to being a caretaker for a woman too sick to even bear his touch. His future—and his desires—are his own. As the seasons of his life propel the hapless middle-aged accountant through a series of journeys and a string of infatuations—with an unwanted wife, an aggressive bureaucrat, a young girl, and a Russian émigré—Molkho begins to find the real element that was missing in his life was not romance, but his own will. An absurd, tragic, humorous, and hopeful meditation on love, marriage, and the quiet struggles of average Israeli lives, Five Seasons “reconfirms [A. B. Yehoshua’s] status as a shrewd analyst of domestic ordeals” (Publishers Weekly).

The Five Seasons Book

The Five Seasons


  • Author : Joseph Cardillo
  • Publisher : Red Wheel/Weiser
  • Release Date : 2013-06-24
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781601635358

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The Five Seasons Excerpt :

This “remarkable manual for increasing self-awareness” helps you connect with nature and use its seasonal energies to reach your potential (The Self Improvement Blog). The Five Seasons is a simple yet effective code for optimizing the way you live. Based on the five universal seasons from traditional Chinese medicine as well as on Western psychology, The Five Seasons will teach you how to use the rising and falling energies of nature’s seasons to train your mind and body to feel relaxed, energized, and content—all year long. The formula is simple: change the way you process nature’s energies and you will change your life. You will learn new, natural, and fun ways to: Boost your alertness Increase relaxation Know when conflict is beneficial Relieve boredom Deal with the ebb and flow of other people Fight off mood swings and depression Strengthen your decision making Increase and pool your physical strength Stay healthier Nurture your spirit Live creatively “A strength of The Five Seasons is that the author explains things that make us depressed during the year, as well as coping strategies to overcome gridlock or inaction. The book is well written and aimed at a wide constituency of readers in the well-being industry and academe, providing an unusual perspective on advice and choices.”—Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Five Seasons Book
Score: 4
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Five Seasons


  • Author : A.B. Yehoshua
  • Publisher : Halban Publishers
  • Release Date : 2012-05-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781905559466

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Five Seasons Excerpt :

In the autumn, Molkho's wife dies. His years of loving care have ended and his newfound freedom proves unlike the one he had imagined. It is an uneasy freedom, filled with the erotic fantasies of a man who must fall in love, but whose longing for meaningful relationships is held hostage by the spirit of his wife. Five Seasons is a subtle and often comic novel about love and renewal, and the determination of a seasoned heart to love.

Five Seasons Book
Score: 5
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Five Seasons


  • Author : Roger Angell
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2013-02-05
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 413
  • ISBN 10 : 9781453297810

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A chronicle of our national pastime’s most unforgettable era from the bestselling author of The Summer Game—“No one writes better about baseball” (The Boston Globe). Classic New Yorker sportswriter Roger Angell calls 1972 to 1976 “the most important half-decade in the history of the game.” The early to mid-1970s brought unprecedented changes to America’s ancient pastime: astounding performances by Nolan Ryan and Hank Aaron; the intensity of the “best-ever” 1975 World Series between the Cincinnati Reds and the Boston Red Sox; the changes growing from bitter and extended labor strikes and lockouts; and the vast new influence of network television on the game. Angell, always a fan as well as a writer, casts a knowing but noncynical eye on these events, offering a fresh perspective to baseball’s continuing appeal during this brilliant and transformative era.

The Way of the Five Elements Book

The Way of the Five Elements


  • Author : John Kirkwood
  • Publisher : Singing Dragon
  • Release Date : 2015-11-21
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857012166

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The Way of the Five Elements Excerpt :

With its practical and immensely readable introduction to the nature and self-help uses of a key acupoint for each week of the year, this book is a gateway to the mysterious world of Chinese medical thought. The author journeys through the seasons of the year, and the five elements that make up the Chinese universe, looking at the physical, emotional and spiritual associations of the most useful acupoints associated with each element. Exploring the deeper meaning of the name, function, and healing use of each acupoint, he shows how to use the acupoint in real life, and explains its practical benefits for the reader, which vary from sharpening a sense of smell, avoiding jetlag, curing a headache, to improving a good sense of humour. With descriptions and images that capture the spirit of each element,and photographs of the point locations, this book will be a delight to anyone interested in a different view of the body and its deeper health, as well as students and practitioners of Chinese medicine looking for poetic and imaginative understanding of the five elements, and the key acupoints of each.

Five Seasons  Malin Fors Book

Five Seasons Malin Fors


  • Author : Mons Kallentoft
  • Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton
  • Release Date : 2015-06-18
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 2512
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473624689

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Five Seasons Malin Fors Excerpt :

Winter is chilling. Summer is brutal. But every season is perfect for murder. When it comes to solving crimes so gruesome that they make the darkest of nightmares look like cosy fairy tales, Detective Inspector Malin Fors is the one you want assigned to the case. But he brilliant but flawed star of the Linköping police force, is on the verge. She is on the verge of being addicted to Tequila, of becoming a workaholic, and she is always liable to lether strong emotions and repressed memories dictate her life. 'One of the best realised female heroines I've read.' Guardian

Autumn s Five Seasons Book

Autumn s Five Seasons


  • Author : Alice V. Benton
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2012-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 164
  • ISBN 10 : 9781469793122

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Autumn s Five Seasons Excerpt :

For years, Autumn Braxter has wondered what happened to her best friend, Lem. The two grew up together in Brooklyn and were rarely apart. She last saw him the night Lem's family was killed. One day, while in church, Autumn spots him sitting in one of the pews. They pick up where they left off, and Lem soon asks her to marry him. What Autumn thought might be the life with the love of her dreams quickly turns to ashes. Lem lied to her about his job, and dangerous lifestyle; he does anything to make money. Reluctantly, Autumn tries to fit in with the new lifestyle, yet eventually gives into the inevitable and leaves Lem. On her own and desperate to find love, Autumn enters into a series of bad relationships, putting her trust in men that don't deserve it. The more she continues, the more she loses her identity. Breaking the cycle of self-abuse will take courage, strength, and incredible faith. Can Autumn turn her life around and find the man she deserves?

Five Seasons of Jam Book

Five Seasons of Jam


  • Author : Lillie O'Brien
  • Publisher : Kyle Books
  • Release Date : 2018-06-07
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857835581

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Five Seasons of Jam Excerpt :

'I'd love my shelves to be stocked with jars of pêche de vine and lemon jam, whitecurrant and lemon balm jelly, bergamot marmalade and cobnut and plum mincemeat, and enjoyed reading all the recipes with their intriguing and inviting flavour combinations.' Nigella Lawson 'Any day started with Lillie's jam is a good one.' Anna Jones 'A truly beautiful book. It is a delight to read and her recipes are excellent.' James Lowe, Lyles, London 'Lillie O'Brien and her wonderful preserves.' Claire Ptak, Violet Bakery These innovative recipes, bubbling with fruit, nuts, herbs and spices, are separated into 5 seasons: ALIVE/spring- blossoming florals and awakenings (Peach & Fig leaf Jam, Salted Cherry Blossom, Wild Garlic Pesto) HOT/summer - vivid sweetness (Nectarine & Thyme Jam, Strawberry & Wild Fennel Jam, Pickled Walnuts) BLUSH/early autumn - smoky warmth and rich spice (Blackberry & Cocoa Nib Jam, Elderberry & Pomegranate Molasses, Tomato Jam, Marjoram Jelly) BARB/late autumn - robust and bristling (Pear & Masala Jam, Pumpkin Jam, Damson Cheese) FROST/winter - biting, dark and cosy (Salted Mandarins, Seville Orange & Chamomile Marmalade) Lillie creates recipes to be lingered over, that inspire and give confidence to be a little more adventurous in the preserving kitchen.

Chris H  Olsen s Five Seasons Book

Chris H Olsen s Five Seasons


  • Author : Chris H. Olsen
  • Publisher : Leisure Arts
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781609004187

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Chris H Olsen s Five Seasons Excerpt :

Provides tips for inexpensive home and garden projects throughout the year, including a winter votive candle tray and floating miniature pumpkins in autumn.

Five Seasons Of Angel Book
Score: 3
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Five Seasons Of Angel


  • Author : Glenn Yeffeth
  • Publisher : BenBella Books, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2015-01-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 10 : 9781941631416

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Five Seasons Of Angel Excerpt :

The constellation of characters and themes created in Angel, the popular Buffy the Vampire Slayer spin-off, are explored in this collection of essays. A vampire author, a sex expert, a TV critic, a science fiction novelist, and Buffy writer Nancy Holder provide essays examining the different issues relating to the series, including Angelus as the prototypical high school bully, Angel as victim, Wesley's many transformations, how Spike fits into Angel, the takeover of Wolfram & Hart, and Lindsey's moral center.

Autumn   S Five Seasons 2 Book

Autumn S Five Seasons 2


  • Author : Alice V. Benton
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2015-12-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 140
  • ISBN 10 : 9781491784280

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Autumn S Five Seasons 2 Excerpt :

Sometime ago, Autumn Leaves Braxter learned the hard way not to look for love in all the wrong places. Yet, she now finds herself jumping back into a serious relationship with the father of her unborn childStephen Prescott III, a wealthy man to whom worldly rules do not apply. Then Autumn faces another challenge. Terrence, her true love and the man of her dreams, re-enters her life. Terrences return makes Autumn happier than she ever thought possible. It also casts a cloud of shame and embarrassment on the Prescott family, an act that sets in motion a series of vendettas. Now, Autumn must endure the wrath of Mother Prescott; she hates Autumn and intends to make her pay. Instead of living happily ever after, Autumn deals with one issue after another. She is thrown into mayhem for the sake of vengeance and wonders if she will ever be able to escape the cycle of revenge.

Friends and Five Seasons Book

Friends and Five Seasons


  • Author : Madhukant Acharya
  • Publisher : Notion Press
  • Release Date : 2018-03-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 350
  • ISBN 10 : 9781642493863

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Friends and Five Seasons Excerpt :

Rupen, Dinkar, and Ajit passed out from an English medium school in 1921 and recalled their outstanding teachers Charles Benedict, Colonel Irwin Manley, Julie Thomas, Gyan Shastri, Suman Sahay and others. Standing on the threshold of adulthood, they joined college and did what they always wanted to do — they revolted against the British flag and dumped it into the Ganges as a non-violent act of defiance. As a result, they were pitted against Principal Andrews who was determined to teach them a lesson that would make an example out of the three; but they were ably defended by Professor Saran who believed in using his brains to secure a pardon for his students. In such a tense atmosphere, Radha comes into Rupen’s life and so does Julie, who defends Ajit. Meanwhile, Dinkar fearlessly faces the authorities. Sensing the popular mood in the country, the three friends undertake a journey of discovery of India and start writing articles supported by a former newspaper editor. Despite huge odds, they cruise into their careers. Rupen joins a small newspaper group rejecting a lucrative offer from a leading paper. Ajit takes up the practice of law. Dinkar joins the King's service. In this situation, they make a pact that not too far into the future their careers will merge in the city of their school days and that they will share a common destiny. But how this would happen, none of them knew…

The Five Elements Book

The Five Elements


  • Author : Dondi Dahlin
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2016-09-27
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101993286

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The Five Elements Excerpt :

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.

Six Seasons Book

Six Seasons


  • Author : Joshua McFadden
  • Publisher : Artisan Books
  • Release Date : 2017-05-02
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781579656317

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Six Seasons Excerpt :

Winner, James Beard Award for Best Book in Vegetable-Focused Cooking Named a Best Cookbook of the Year by the Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Bon Appétit, Food Network Magazine, Every Day with Rachael Ray, USA Today, Seattle Times, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Library Journal, Eater, and more “Never before have I seen so many fascinating, delicious, easy recipes in one book. . . . [Six Seasons is] about as close to a perfect cookbook as I have seen . . . a book beginner and seasoned cooks alike will reach for repeatedly.” —Lucky Peach Joshua McFadden, chef and owner of renowned trattoria Ava Gene’s in Portland, Oregon, is a vegetable whisperer. After years racking up culinary cred at New York City restaurants like Lupa, Momofuku, and Blue Hill, he managed the trailblazing Four Season Farm in coastal Maine, where he developed an appreciation for every part of the plant and learned to coax the best from vegetables at each stage of their lives. In Six Seasons, his first book, McFadden channels both farmer and chef, highlighting the evolving attributes of vegetables throughout their growing seasons—an arc from spring to early summer to midsummer to the bursting harvest of late summer, then ebbing into autumn and, finally, the earthy, mellow sweetness of winter. Each chapter begins with recipes featuring raw vegetables at the start of their season. As weeks progress, McFadden turns up the heat—grilling and steaming, then moving on to sautés, pan roasts, braises, and stews. His ingenuity is on display in 225 revelatory recipes that celebrate flavor at its peak.