Five Principles for a Plus Life
- Always think with a positive mind.
- Always speak with a positive mind.
- Always act with a positive mind.
- Always treat others with a positive mind.
- Always make a positive contribution to society.
Five Principles for Raising Children
- Be resourceful in letting them play and enjoy what they learn.
- Never allow them to injure themselves or make serious mistakes.
- Always relate each exercise to their growth and use positive words.
- Make it perfectly clear what behaviour is good and what is bad.
- When they misbehave, scold them firmly but with a positive attitude.
Five Principles for Couples*
- Find your partner’s strengths and praise them.
- Adopt your partner’s position and think.
- Listen well to what each other is saying.
- Have physical contact through Kiatsu.
- Become a Plus person.
*Editor’s note: Think of how applicable these principles are with other family members, close friends etc.
Characteristics of a Plus Person*
- Develop a Universal Mind.
- Love and protect all you meet.
- Show gratitude for all you have.
- Do good in secret without expecting reward.
- Have soft eyes and a composed manner.
- Be large-hearted and forgiving.
- Think deeply and see clearly.
- Maintain a spirit of unshakeable composure.
- Be vigorous and full of energy.
- Persevere as long as you live.
*These are characteristics of a person who has attained a level of mastery in Mind & Body Unification. They are not so much things to practise, but qualities that will naturally develop.
Five Principles for Sleeping Deeply
- Always unify mind and body before going to sleep.
- Believe that the mind controls the body.
- Calm and collect your thoughts before you going to sleep
- Maintain a cool head and warm feet.
- Use your mind to direct blood to your feet.
The Five Principles for Kiatsu Healing
- Extend Ki from the One Point in the lower abdomen.
- Do not let tension accumulate in your body.
- Press perpendicularly toward the center of the muscle without forcing.
- Focus Ki continuously and precisely at the fingertips.
- Concentrate on the lines, rather than the points.