The Relaxation Response
When Dr. Herbert Benson introduced this simple, effective, mind/body approach to relieve stress in The Relaxation Response twenty-five years ago, the book became an instant national bestseller. Since that time, millions of people have learned the secret of the relaxation response--without high-priced lectures, drugs, or prescription medicine. The tremendous success of this approach has turned The Relaxation Response into the classic reference recommended by most health care professionals and authorities to treat the harmful effects of stress.
This revitalizing, therapeutic approach, discovered by Dr. Benson and his colleagues in the laboratories of Harvard Medical School and its teaching hospitals, is now routinely recommended to treat patients suffering from heart conditions, high blood pressure, chronic pain, insomnia, and many other physical ailments. Requiring only minutes to learn, and just ten to twenty minutes of practice twice a day, the Relaxation Response has proven to be one of the most effective ways to relieve the tensions of modern-day living for a richer, healthier, more productive life.
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Review: The Relaxation ResponseUser Review - Samuel Morningstar - Goodreads
It's tough to review a book like this because almost everything you need to know is summarized in the introduction. The actual technique is very simple to learn, yet is a very powerful basic technique ... Read full review
Review: The Relaxation ResponseUser Review - Jen Richer - Goodreads
Let me save you three hours.... Meditate for 20 min every day...it's good for your heart. Read full review
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Academic Success Center - The George Washington University
Benson Herbert with Klipper, Mirian F., The Relaxation Response, New York: Avon Books, 1995. Links to other UCC stress resources: Stress Virtual Handouts ...
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Mind Tools explains how relaxation techniques and deep breathing can help in reducing stress
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Stress Tip #6: The Relaxation Response
Stress Tip #5 promotes just doing it as a means of overcoming procrastination and reducing the stress and anxiety it causes
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THE USEFULNESS OF THE RELAXATION RESPONSE IN THE THERAPY OF HEADACHE
hypothesis that the regular elicitation of the relaxation response through Transcendental Meditation had. therapeutic usefulness in headache. METHODS ...
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Journey to Center: Appreciating The Relaxation Response
Among books in the mind/body field, a true classic is The Relaxation Response by Herbert Benson, md In paging through my yellowing copy of the book, ...
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Mind / Body Connection to Infertility: Relaxation
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Learn how to do the relaxation response, a simple mind/body technique. ... The relaxation response is a state that is opposite to the stress response. ...
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The Relaxation Response: Therapeutic Effect -- Benson 278 (5344 ...
561) write that there are discrepancies between my alleged publicizing of the therapeutic claims of the relaxation response and the published data. ...
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A Christian Critique of "The Relaxation Response" by Herbert ...
Dr. Herbert Benson endorses undiscerning means to induce "the relaxation response," deriving his technique from Eastern religions, mysticism, and gnosticism ...
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The Relaxation Response: A Bio-behavioral Perspective
A new interpretation of the cause and treatment of everyday stress