Author: [No authors listed]
Conference/Journal: Harv Mens Health Watch.
Date published: 2012 Nov
Other: Volume ID: 17 , Issue ID: 4 , Pages: 5 , Word Count: 107
Breathe away stress in 8 steps
Try this simple technique to enjoy a variety of health benefits.
Are you plagued by daily stress? If so, you can tap a simple, free, and powerful tool called the "relaxation response." A simple method for achieving this relaxed mental state was developed and popularized by Dr. Herbert Benson, a cardiologist and professor at Harvard Medical School. He is now director emeritus of the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Research shows that eliciting the relaxation response for as little as 10 to 20 minutes a day pays off in numerous ways. It melts away headaches, helps you sleep …