Citations with the tag: BENSON, Herbert

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  • Using the relaxation response.
     // Consumer Reports; Feb1993, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p108 

    Discusses how Dr. Herbert Benson and his colleagues founded the Mind/Body Medical Institute at New England Deaconess and Harvard Medical School to help people use transcendental meditation to cure illnesses. How it can help to relieve stress; How more than 600 people a year are referred by...

  • On our minds.
     // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; Feb97, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p26 

    Presents facts from physician Herbert Benson on the importance of health to people. Importance of health as a source of happiness; Emphasis on health more than love, work and finances.

  • How to relax.
    Verespej, Michael A. // Industry Week/IW; 10/3/94, Vol. 243 Issue 18, p33 

    Describes some relaxation techniques suggested by cardiologist Herbert Benson. Exercise on breathing; Active relaxation.

    Montague, Jim // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks; 4/20/96, Vol. 70 Issue 8, p26 

    Features stress and illness management methods devised by Dr. Herbert Benson of the Mind/Body Medical Institute. Fight-or-flight response; Relaxation response; Mind/body medicine; Physicians' attitudes; Plans and expectations.

  • The Path of Peace.
    Parrish, Kathleen // Better Homes & Gardens; Aug2006, Vol. 84 Issue 8, p222 

    The article discusses the benefits of labyrinths on creating inner peace and healing in people. The real purpose of labyrinths is to guide people through a winding pathway of self-discovery and reflections. Herbert Benson, medical professor, explained that labyrinth is effective in reducing...

    Margolis, Fredric // Training & Development Journal; Jan1977, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p22 

    Reviews the book 'The Relaxation Response,' by Herbert Benson.

    Benson, Herbert; Corliss, Julie; Cowley, Geoffrey // Shift: At the Frontiers of Consciousness; Mar-May2005, Issue 6, p8 

    Presents an excerpt from an article about mind & body, by Herbert Benson, Julie Corliss and Geoffrey Cowley, which appeared in the September 27, 2004 issue of the periodical "Newsweek."

  • it's spatime….
    Jackson-Cannady, Ayren // Self; Apr2011, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p136 

    The article presents suggestive ideas to perform a spa at home. This includes feel-good facial, peace-out soak, soothing stretch, and relaxing rubdown. Adam Geyer, founder of Tribeca Park Dermatology in New York City, states that massaging relaxes muscles and can reduce lines. Sharon Holtz,...

  • Stretch away stress.
    Richmond, Christine // Natural Health; Sep2009, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p46 

    The article discusses ways to relieve stress. Physician Herbert Benson tells that setting aside ten to 20 minutes every day to meditate, practice yoga, or even knitting, invokes cortisol levels to decrease effects of chronic stress, like high blood pressure and sluggish metabolism. Foods that...

  • Mind-Body Medicine: A Balanced Approach.
    Davis, Rosalind Gray // IDEA Fitness Journal; May2008, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p80 

    An interview with Herbert Benson, director emeritus of the Bendon-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, is presented. He says his journey establishing the mind-body connection began in the 1960s, when he noticed that people's blood pressures were higher during...

  • Visualize.
    Othersen Gorman, Megan // Prevention; Jan2004, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p134 

    Features former model Kathy Freston, author and meditation counselor. Description of her relationship with men; Influence of meditation in her life; Information on the book "The Relaxation Response," by Herbert Benson; Importance of meditation in reducing stress. INSET: a cheat sheet for new...

  • The sound of healing.
    Gerber, Suzanne // Vegetarian Times; Mar98, Issue 247, p68 

    Discusses the healing effects of music and sound on the body. Examples of the healing power of sound; Role of Alfred Tomatis, M.D., on the study of human ear and the effects of musical sound on the brain; Findings of Herbert Benson, M.D. in his study of the effects of chanting mantras on human...

  • your health.
    Vander Schaaf, Rachelle; Colino, Stacey; Maeyama, Marisa // Parenting; Mar2004, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p52 

    Focuses on several health-related issues concerning women. Reason behind the negative result of some pregnancy tests; Causes of headaches; Tips from physician Herbert Benson on handling stress.

  • The Relaxation Response (Book Review).
    Nagler, Richard // LJ: Library Journal; 2/1/1976, Vol. 101 Issue 3, p535 

    Reviews the book 'The Relaxation Response,' by Herbert Benson.

  • The Breakout Principle.
    English, Karen // Natural Health; May/Jun2003, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p114 

    Reviews the book 'The Breakout Principle,' by Herbert Benson and William Proctor.

  • When You Have 15 Minutes to Spare, Should You�Work or Take a Break?
    Page, Melinda; Tate, Ashley // Real Simple; Jan2007, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p23 

    The article provides tips to handle stress in life. It is suggested that worrying about the works left undone can affect the body badly. Herbert Benson, managing director and president of the Mind/Body Medical Institute in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts says that in free time, a person can do...

  • Prayer and Healing.
    Shermer, Michael // Skeptic; 2006, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p20 

    The article discusses the result of a scientific study directed by Harvard University Medical School cardiologist Herbert Benson citing the ineffectiveness of an intercessory prayer offered by strangers on the health and recovery of patients undergoing coronary bypass surgery. It disclosed that...

  • JUST SAY Om.
    Shermer, Michael // Time; 8/4/2003, Vol. 162 Issue 5, p48 

    Our yoga instructor, Sharon Salzberg, a cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Mass., and the author of "Faith: Trusting Your Own Deepest Experience," asks for questions or comments. Not only do studies show that meditation boosts the immune system, but brain scans suggest that it...

  • Exploring the Mind-Body Connection.
    Shermer, Michael // Medical Update; 2003, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p1 

    Provides information on the book 'The Breakout Principle,' by Herbert Benson and William Proctor, which examined the emerging science behind peak experiences. Steps needed to enhance all aspects of life; Discussion of the Breakout Principle; Activities that may trigger a Breakout.

  • Fell better from 9 to 5.
    SOMAN, MARNIE // Good Housekeeping; Apr2013, Vol. 256 Issue 4, p100 

    The article offers tips on how to lessen stress and increase fitness. Among the tips include having a nutritious lunch to lighten mood, avoiding posture pain, and having a proper rest at night. Other tips include meditation, laughter, and acupressure from doctors Herbert Benson and Lee S. Berk,...

    Atlas, James // New Republic; 4/22/85, Vol. 192 Issue 17, p13 

    Presents information on the Maharishi International University (MIU) in Fairfield, Iowa. Claim of the meditators at the university to have conjured up enough benevolent energy to influence the stock market, decrease traffic fatalities, lower the incidence of crime, and prompt conciliatory...

  • Are you ready for a 'breakout EXPERIENCE'?
    Atlas, James // Shape; May2003, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p36 

    Presents an introduction to the book 'Breakout Principle,' by Herbert Benson and William Proctor.

  • Beyond the Relaxation Response (Book).
    Schwarzer, Anneliese // Library Journal; 8/1/1984, Vol. 109 Issue 13, p1455 

    Reviews the book 'Beyond the Relaxation Response,' by Herbert Benson with William Proctor.

  • The Mind/Body Effect (Book).
    Floden, Roberta // Library Journal; 12/15/1978, Vol. 103 Issue 22, p2529 

    Reviews the book 'The Mind/Body Effect: How Behavioral Medicine Can Show You the Way to Better Health,' by Herbert Benson.

  • Mind over Drugs.
    Floden, Roberta // Time; 10/25/1971, Vol. 98 Issue 17, p57 

    The article focuses on a report published by the Harvard University's researchers R. Keith Wallace and Herbert Benson in the "American Journal of Physiology," regarding physical and mental benefits of transcendental meditation (TM). The report presents findings of physiological tests performed...

    Murphy, Cullen // Atlantic; Apr2001, Vol. 287 Issue 4, p18 

    The article focuses on research concerning intercessory prayer and healing by Herbert Benson, president of the Mind/Body Medical Institute and associate professor at Harvard Medical School. An overview of previous studies by medical researchers is given, along with the double-blind investigation...

  • Relaxation Revolution: Enhancing Your Personal Health Through the Science and Genetics of Mind Body Healing.
    Murphy, Cullen // Kirkus Reviews; 6/15/2010, Vol. 78 Issue 12, Special Section p2 

    The article reviews the book "Relaxation Revolution: Enhancing Your Personal Health Through the Science and Genetics of Mind Body Healing," by Herbert Benson and William Proctor.

  • The Brain.
    Spiker, Ted // Fortune International (Europe); 10/6/2003, Vol. 148 Issue 7, p59 

    Presents descriptions of five areas of brain research and the five neuroscientists who are conducting the research. Michela Gallagher of Johns Hopkins University, who is researching age-related cognitive decline and is developing memory loss drugs; Bruce Miller of the University of California at...

  • The Brain.
    Spiker, Ted // Fortune; 10/6/2003, Vol. 148 Issue 7, p117 

    Presents descriptions of five areas of brain research and the five neuroscientists who are conducting the research. Michela Gallagher of Johns Hopkins University, who is researching age-related cognitive decline and is developing memory loss drugs; Bruce Miller of the University of California at...

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