About Lynn

lynn jaffeeLynn Jaffee is a licensed acupuncturist and the author of the book, Simple Steps: The Chinese Way to Better Health, a clear and concise explanation of Chinese medicine for the lay person. She is co-author of the book, The BodyWise Woman, a personal health manual for physically active women and girls. Read more about Lynn...

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Simple Steps

What if there was a way for you to tap into the secrets that have been curing people for thousands of years? 

Those secrets are the ancient healing system that is Chinese medicine, and the doorway to that medicine now exists through the book,  Simple Steps:  The Chinese Way to Better Health.

Simple Steps is written for anyone who has ever wondered whether there is a different path to good health other than Western medicine and prescription drugs.  There is, in fact, an alternative that has been used to heal people for thousands of years–Chinese medicine.

In Simple Steps, the concepts of this safe, natural, and effective healing system are explained in an easy-to-understand format.  The lessons are simple and can be put into motion immediately.

Simple Steps contains self-assessments and solutions so you can apply the strategies yourself and begin right away.  It demystifies this ancient healing art  in a way that helps you understand what is making you sick and provides you a different, gentle way to heal.

Compassionate and easy to use, Simple Steps: The Chinese Way to Better Health by acupuncturist and herbalist Lynn Jaffee is a sacred and savvy text. As the title implies, the author has created a foolproof format to follow ancient Chinese medical advice on specific issues with specific organs. From the spleen to the heart, tongue, pulse and everything in between, this self-wellness guide is on the right track to take a few manageable steps forward to ensure or regain your health.

Order your copy today at amazon.com


Here’s what readers have posted on amazon.com about Simple Steps:

Simply Interesting.  I read the entire book in one sitting. It was very interesting and answered many questions I had but sometimes was too afraid to ask, about acupuncture. I found myself deeply engrossed in the sections which held information about my particular deficiencies. This book is a must-read for any current acupuncture patient, as well as any person curious or confused about the practice of acupuncture.

Love it!  I loved using “Simple Steps” as a workbook! It empowered me to take charge of my health. I’m now making sure get more exercise and eating foods that help my condition. I feel so much better, and I LOVE feeling better without using prescription drugs.

Perfect Balance!  I very much appreciated this book. Jaffee clearly explains many of the elements of Chinese medicine that I’ve wondered about for a long time. Thanks to “Simple Steps,” I finally understand what Qi is all about, how acupuncture works, the Chinese view of the various organ systems and the mind-body connection. Plus, “Simple Steps” gave me several ideas for things I can do to deal with my particular health problems, which stem from too much stress. Among other tips, I learned which activities would be helpful and what foods would be best for me to eat. The book was enjoyable to read – it contains enough information and examples to be informative and useful but not so much that it bogs down. Perfect balance!

Here’s what the publisher has to say about Simple Steps:  The Chinese Way to Better Health:

 In thirteen chapters, this fully annotated work of nonfiction translates Chinese medicine for the layperson. With chapter titles such as: “What is Chinese Medicine?,” “Modalities of Chinese Medicine,” and “Understanding Qi and Blood,” this book works through the entire physical body, putting it all together in simple steps that absolutely anyone can master. With case studies, a succinct approach and a plainspoken ease, the author captures what interested readers need to know to feel good and keep feeling good.

Chinese medicine is based on observation, and tends to be a better choice in treating some chronic illnesses, using a variety of modalities. It treats the underlying cause of a particular disease or illness, and in doing so also treats the symptoms. It treats the whole person, taking into account not only the physical aspects of a patient, but also the emotional and spiritual—and isn’t that how it should be?