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Walking Your Way to a Better Life

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Author KIMIKO was a fulltime housewife and mother of two children who at the age of 36 discovered the mental and physical benefits of walking properly. Born and raised in Okayama--a prefecture west of Osaka--she attended an all-girls high school and was later hired by the Tokyo office of a cosmetics company. At the age of 27, she took the recommendations of a customer and ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published August 18th 2009 by Vertical
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I don't doubt for a minute that Kimiko's discovery that keeping proper posture when walking and turning it into something you enjoy is good for one's heath and mood, but that statement tells you everything I "learned" from this book.

Kimiko teaches "posture walking" -- essentially walking in a normal, relaxed manner but with good posture -- and spends much of the book explaining how she went from frazzled housewife to independent businesswoman using the skill. Interesting, but not exactly helpful
"Realizing how each step connects you to the earth will make you feel joyful. You might even experience a warm feeling like rubbing a whale's belly. (I've never actually rubbed one myself, though.)"
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