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Some advice seems sound...but too much way out there stuff
on April 2, 2014
There are things that do make sense...the mediation, some commonsense food advice, caring for yourself.
But too much of this book I ended up rolling my eyes and mumbling to myself that this guy is nuts. Ferment wheat berries to make a carbonated drink? Yeah I'll get right on that...
And he needs an editor..too many typos and errors. And lots of repetition. Lots. The same ideas presented over and over again. A good editor would have helped him distill his message down and present it more concisely. Sometimes more is just more.
The weight loss piece didn't come to the end and again...lots of repetitive steps. The way he lays it out is that every day you have your "core" of meditation, visualization, gratitude, and exercise. Then he adds in two wild-card pieces. Something nutritional (did I mention the fermented wheat berry brew?) and some activity. The nutritional pieces were pretty much different every day. But the activities tended to repeat themselves. Want to talk to your inner child? You will have LOTS of opportunities to set up two chairs facing each other and switch back and forth between the present you and the 8-year-old you. Really.
While I really do agree with some of his life force theories, overall, I was completely not impressed.
Maybe all this stuff is why Gweneth Paltrow (who writes the introduction to the book) is consciously uncoupling?