• The Five Elements

  • Understand Yourself and Enhance Your Relationships with the Wisdom of the World's Oldest Personality Type System
  • By: Dondi Dahlin
  • Narrated by: Dondi Dahlin, Donna Eden
  • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (105 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The Five Elements brings the wisdom of an ancient healing system to modern listeners, 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 audiobook helps people understand themselves and form lasting connections to others, answering the age-old question of why we do what we do.

©2016 Dondi Dahlin (P)2016 Gildan Media LLC

Critic Reviews

"Dahlin encourages listeners to reexamine and expand what they think they know about themselves and others by studying the traits of the different five elements." ( Publishers Weekly)
"With the world becoming ever more hurried and busy, understanding personality differences has never been more important. The Five Elements is a key to this understanding, as well as fun, easy to listen to, and fascinating!" (Jack Canfield, coauthor of The Success Principles and the Chicken Soup for the Soul series)

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very insightful and very practical

drastically expanded my awareness of people and how we are and are elements and how they play a role in our lives powerful book done very well very practical

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Love this book!

I absolutely over this book and can't wait yo read more about the 5 elements!

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I loved this book. I learned so much and the enthusiasm of the narrator was wonderful.

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very good book for understanding the elements

I have listened the book in 2 days because it was very interesting. I have other books about face reading and the elements and I can say that this one explained very well the five personality types.

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Understanding

A wonderful book that has explained the 5 elements in modern parlance. Now I know I am a Wood, Earth, Fire, Water, Metal, In that order. I instinctively knew this because of my 30 + years Tao. Using my elements and recognizing them in others has improved my life relationships tremendously. Others notice I am different somehow. I simply say I recognize your element and use mine to bring us closer together.
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Excellent content and narration the best ever!

I loved learning about the 5 elements it explained so much. Exceptional narration, I hope she does more.

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helpful

Very insightful and well put together piece of literature. Has opened my mind to great ideas and wonderful perspectives.

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Hard to put down!

Fun to listen to and I never lost interest! Loved hearing the personal stories, and they made it easier to remember the different elements. Would definitely recommend this audio to beginners learning the different elements.

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The Best book ever!

This book was so helpful to me and my family. I shared it after listening to the first chapter with family members. The were hooked. It helped us to better understand ourselves and others. I plan to check on the Eden medicine to see how it can further help me. I also plan to read most of the referenced sources mentioned. I’m so excited about this books. I’m going back to listen to my two major elements (wood and metal) again, so I can implement things mentioned. I love this book. I tell everybody I think could benefit from it. Great Job!