Mind-Body Connection

The mind-body connection is the link between our non-physical thoughts, attitudes, and patterns of behavior and our physical body and physical health. It’s a cornerstone of holistic medicine that treats the whole person in mind, body, and spirit, not just individual symptoms. There is solid scientific evidence—as well as many long-standing traditional philosophies—that our thoughts have powerful effects on our bodies, and our bodies can in turn influence our patterns of thought. This connection allows us to be conscious partners in our own systems of healing, performance, and overall wellness.

When the Body Says No: Understanding the Stress-Disease Connection

Can a person literally die of loneliness? Is there a connection between inhibited emotion and Alzheimer's disease? Is there a “cancer personality”? Questions such as these are emerging as scientific findings throw new light on the controversy that surrounds the mind-body connection in illness an...

The Relaxation Response

Herbert Benson, M.D., first wrote about a simple, effective mind/body approach to lowering blood pressure in The Relaxation Response. When Dr.

Beyond the Relaxation Response

From the bestselling author of The Relaxation Response, a practical program that may help you: • Relieve headaches, backaches, and chest pains • Lower blood pressure and cholesterol • Mitigate insomnia and decrease anxiety In just minutes a day, you can easily master the stress-reduction tec...

Minding the Body, Mending the Mind

Joan Borysenko, co-founder and director of the Mind/Body Clinic at New England Deaconess Hospital/Harvard Medical School, describes the clinic’s ten-week program for learning to “mind the body” through a medical synthesis of neurology, immunology, and psychology.

Awareness Heals: The Feldenkrais Method For Dynamic Health

Relieve pain, recover from stress, and enhance pleasure with the Feldenkrais Method The Feldenkrais Method is a revolutionary approach to health and fitness. Using what Dr.

Awakening Intuition: Using Your Mind-Body Network for Insight and Healing

In this groundbreaking, major work on intuition, well-being, and brain science, Dr. Mona Lisa Schulz reveals innovative, fresh, and exciting ways to tap into intuitions that have the power to improve your health and save your life.

The Healing Self: A Revolutionary New Plan to Supercharge Your Immunity and Stay Well for Life

For over twenty-five years Deepak Chopra, M.D. and Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D.

Moving from the Inside Out: 7 Principles for Ease and Mastery in Movement—A Feldenkrais Approach

Seven powerful principles for better, more easeful movement--a Feldenkrais approach. More often than not, we move through life focused on results or where we're going, rarely paying attention to how we move until we experience pain or need to learn a new skill or perform at an elite level.

Mind Your Heart: A Mind/Body Approach to Stress Management, Exercise, and Nutrition for Heart Health

Based on the innovative Cardiac Wellness Program at the world-renowned Mind/Body Medical Institute, founded by pioneering physician and researcher Herbert Benson, M.D.

Awakening Somatic Intelligence: The Art and Practice of Embodied Mindfulness—Transform Pain, Stress, Trauma, and Aging

Awakening Somatic Intelligence offers a guide to Somatic Learning, an innovative body-oriented approach that incorporates mindfulness, visualization, breathing exercises, postures, and stretches.


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