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The Extraordinary Healing Power of Ordinary Things: Fourteen Natural Steps to Health and Happiness

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Every day modern medicine announces the arrival of yet another “wonder drug” or “miracle procedure” to a world increasingly wary of expensive high-tech cures. Drugs, transplants, and surgery don’t work for 90 percent of our aches and pains and, while we are grateful for life-saving developments, we know that most come with risks that we ignore at our peril.

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Published June 5th 2007 by Harmony (first published 2006)
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Louise Silk
As the title indicates, this book is about the healing power of 14 ordinary things: an optimistic attitude, forgetfulness, novelty, tears, dirt, music, risk, plants, bugs, unhappiness, nothing, voices, mystery and miracles. It was a little too basic and obvious for me but then again it's helpful to remember that there is healing power in any and everything if you are will to look for it.
Diane
A look at what is most commonly overlooked in our lives. Things that hold the power to add great joy, comfort, or ease to our existence.

At first I thought this book was going to be a re-hash of the usual but it seemed to become more complex towards the end. Enjoyably so.
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optimism, Fechner Law
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