April 4, 2013 @ 3:04 PM

D. Mitchell Lovette, CH

When we work together to help you regain control of situations you have identified as causing you trouble, the first step is creating a sense of relaxation in your body.  There actually is a part of the mind that gives us awareness of our inner body sensations, such as the relaxed feeling you get after you hold your breath and then let it out.  This was the general subject of a book called "The Relaxation Response" by Herbert Benson, MD; who was, at the time of publishing, an Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard School of Medicine.

In that book Dr Benson showed the very real effect of using deep breathing to not only to create a sense of calm and ease in a person, but also to show how...

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