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Saturday, June 23, 2012

[AlternativeAnswers] Dr Bate's newsletter 6-23 Relaxation


The Importance of Relaxation
by Phil Bate PhD

Today almost everybody knows that stress is a basic part of any disease
mental or physical. But, not everybody knows how to relieve such stress.
There are hundreds of nutritional items that can help, and more hundreds of
exercise or relaxation ideas that can also help.

For many years in my practice, I almost routinely did a "Relaxation
Technique" on every patient I saw. Some were helped immediately, and
others were helped after they used it for a time.

The Bate Relaxation Technique is pretty simple. It consists of a pretty
"standard" hypnotic induction to get the subject into a state of relaxed
body, and concentrated mind, then having the subject put that "feeling" of
concentration and relaxation into his/her mind like a photograph. Then,
whenever they want or need to relax, they simply count to 3 and return that
"feeling" of concentration and relaxation over their body and mind.

Then, I had the subject stand up, take a deep breath and count to 3 as they
exhaled. Most people dropped their shoulders about 2 inches or so. Some
felt it in their stomach.

Now, comes the "kicker". I then instructed them to co this counting to 3
at least 10-20 times every day for at least a week, and feel the relaxation
and concentration deepen as they practiced it. With this "practice" it
seems that virtually everybody develops a "conditioned reflex". not unlike
Pavlov's dog.

I've been amazed for well over 30 years at how simple this is, yet how very
powerful it can be to reduce stress. I use whenever I drive more than a
few miles. My late wife and I used it on long trips in the car. Driving
is very stressful, and if you simply count to 3 every 10-30 minutes, you'll
be surprised at how much tension you'll relieve, and how much farther you
can drive. In my 80's, I've driven for 16 hours or more in a day.

For free audio of the Bate Relaxation Technique go to:
*Alternate Health Digest

From NaturalNews:
The Greek economy is in full shutdown mode. Why does any of this matter?
Because this is a preview of what's coming to America in the next few years
as the global debt collapse unfolds:

http://www.naturalnews.com/ 036257_Greece_economic_
Vaccinated children have up to 500% more disease than unvaccinated children

http://www.naturalnews.com/ 036220_vaccinated_children_
Check this out: High cholesterol diets may actually REPAIR brain damage:

http://www.naturalnews.com/ 036258_cholesterol_brain_
Medical scientists are baffled by a recent finding that sun exposure cuts
the risk of pancreatic cancer by 50 percent.

http://www.naturalnews.com/ 036247_sun_exposure_ pancreatic_cancer_risk_
Meditation actually repairs the brain damage caused by aspartame:

http://www.naturalnews.com/ 036244_meditation_brain_
Meditation actually repairs the brain damage caused by aspartame:
http://www.naturalnews.com/ 036244_meditation_brain_
A woman's huge collection of edible landscaping and medicinal herbs was
intentionally destroyed by the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

self-reliance and natural medicine!
http://www.naturalnews.com/ 036234_edible_landscaping_
The entire germ theory of disease is crumbling by the day, it seems. Recent
science reveals that a typical human being plays host to over 10,000
strains of bacteria -- and yet they are healthy!

http://www.naturalnews.com/ 036219_germ_theory_human_body_
Now that the mandatory GMO labeling ballot initiative is officially on the
November ballot in California, it's important to revisit the question: WHY,
exactly, is mandatory GMO labeling such a victory for consumers?

http://www.naturalnews.com/ 036209_GMO_labeling_ballot_
We recently caught the Associated Press lying about water fluoridation. Are
these the same lies your local dentist or doctor is peddling?

http://www.naturalnews.com/ 036207_water_fluoridation_
Something worrisome is happening in the realm of cybersecurity: Malware is
becoming so sophisticated that even today's top security software companies
can't stop the new threats:

http://www.naturalnews.com/ 036208_malware_security_
Here's an easy way to improve your health: Eat more vibrant colors
naturally found in foods:

http://www.naturalnews.com/ 036192_foods_color_nutrients.
*From Dr Mercola*
Here's an easy way to improve your health: Eat more vibrant colors
naturally found in foods:

http://www.naturalnews.com/ 036192_foods_color_nutrients.
Consider Dumping Your Supplements Today if They Contain These 2 Risky

http://articles.mercola.com/ sites/articles/archive/2012/
06/23/whole-food-supplement- dangers.aspx?e_cid=20120623_
Could This Be Nature's Near-Perfect Blood Sugar Regulator?

http://articles.mercola.com/ sites/articles/archive/2012/
06/21/krill-oil-radically- better-than-fish-oil.aspx?e_
Unplanned Pregnancies 20 Times More Likely on Birth Control Pill than IUD

http://articles.mercola.com/ sites/articles/archive/2012/
06/21/iud-better-than-birth- control-pill.aspx?e_cid=
Stolen Freedoms Regained in Stunning Blow to State Lawmakers

http://articles.mercola.com/ sites/articles/archive/2012/
06/19/vermonters-save-vaccine- exemption.aspx?e_cid=20120619_
Poised: When Doctors Question Your Family's Vaccine Choices, Have Your
Answers Ready

http://articles.mercola.com/ sites/articles/archive/2012/
06/19/family-vaccination- choices.aspx?e_cid=20120619_
Aspirin's Mostly Unrecognized Connection to Serious Medical Problems

http://articles.mercola.com/ sites/articles/archive/2012/
06/17/is-low-dose-aspirin- causing-an-epidemic-of- intestinal-injury-and-
*From Alliance for Natural Health:*
URGENT: Don't Let the Biotech Industry Sneak This In!

http://www.anh-usa.org/dont- let-the-biotech-industry-
Breaking News: We Win Major Concession on New Supplement Guidance

http://www.anh-usa.org/ breaking-news-we-win-major-
Government Rules Keeping Medicine in the Dark Ages

http://www.anh-usa.org/ government-rules-keeping-
Feedlot Animals Receiving a Double Dose of Antibiotics

http://www.anh-usa.org/ feedlot-animals-now-receiving-
*From Easy Health Options:*
Take The Pain And Stiffness Out Of Muscle Tension

http://www.easyhealthoptions. com/alternative-medicine/take-
Progesterone Can Help Prevent And Reverse Many Cancers

http://www.easyhealthoptions. com/alternative-medicine/
The Essential Omega-3 Fatty Acids

http://www.easyhealthoptions. com/alternative-medicine/the-
Do-It-Yourself Stem Cell Therapy

http://www.easyhealthoptions. com/alternative-medicine/do-
Nutrients To Improve Your Hormones

http://www.easyhealthoptions. com/alternative-medicine/
*From Dr Bate:*
A four Part Inexpensive "at home" Therapy that helps or solves most Mental

What is Explosive Anger Disorder/Intermittent Rage Disorder?

Solving Arthritis and Gout without Expensive drugs

That's this weeks newsletter. Hope it help you and your to better health.

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