Do Gassho and recite.
At first these appear to be a strange foundation for a healing modality until we reflect on them.
Usui taught that by embracing these five simple ideas and with daily practice, a noticable change in our well being is observed. These simple statements can be seen to play a vital and integral part in relieving the stress factors that undermine our sense of well being.
If we take a moment to reflect, we will see that all expressions of life seek to thrive. All life forms seek to express balance within the environment, so why not humans ? By seeking balance within ourselves, we may rediscover our connection with natural world around us and a deeper sense of connectedness with each other. In doing so, we too may thrive.