Would you help me to understand the definition of the phrases in the parentheses??
Describe your treatment in familiar words, but (embroidered with a hint of mysticism: energy fields, energy flows, energy blocks, meridians, forces, auras, rhythms, and the like. Refer to the knowledge of an earlier age: Wisdom carelessly swept aside by the rise of blind, mechanistic science.)
A good living (if you are sufficiently convincing, or, better still, really believe in your therapy.)
Your healing power would be the outcome of a (paradoxical force that conventional medicine recognizes but remains oddly ambivalent about: the placebo effect)