The Chemistry of Calm
A Powerful, Drug-Free Plan to Quiet Your Fears and Overcome Your Anxiety
By Henry Emmons
(Touchstone, Paperback, 9781439129067, 288pp.)
Publication Date: October 5, 2010
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CAN YOU REALLY TREAT ANXIETY WITHOUT PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AND ANTIDEPRESSANTS?
THE ANSWER IS YES.
The debilitating effects of anxiety can affect your sense of well-being, health, longevity, productivity, and relationships. In The Chemistry of Calm, Dr. Henry Emmons presents his Resilience Training Program—a groundbreaking regimen designed to relieve anxiety and restore physical and mental strength. This step-by-step plan for mental calmness and emotional wisdom focuses on ways to create resilience as a key to resolving anxiety in everyday life, incorporating the latest science on:
• DIET—you’ve got to eat good food to feel good
• EXERCISE—it’s proven: moving makes you less anxious
• NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS—boosting your natural anxiety resistance
• MINDFULNESS—including meditation techniques to calm your body and brain
Marrying the Eastern techniques of meditation with the traditional Western solutions of diet and exercise produces a dramatic effect. Using this program, Dr. Emmons has helped countless patients reduce their anxiety and reclaim the resilience that is their birthright. Now, with The Chemistry of Calm, you can be anxiety free too!
Henry Emmons, M.D., is a psychiatrist who integrates mind-body and natural therapies, mindfulness and allied Buddhist therapeutics, and psychotherapeutic caring and insight in his clinical work. Dr. Emmons obtained his medical degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine and did his residency in psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center, where he was Chief Resident. Dr. Emmons is in demand as a workshop and retreat leader for both healthcare professionals and the general public. He practices general and holistic psychiatry and consults to several colleges and organizations nationally. He currently serves as Consulting Psychiatrist at the Allina Medical Clinic in Northfield, Minnesota.
"If you are looking for a natural way of dealing with fear, anxiety, and worry, The Chemistry of Calm is for you. Dr. Henry Emmons offers a blueprint for a happier, healthier, and more fulfilling life that is based in solid science and deep wisdom."
-- Larry Dossey, MD, author of Healing Words and The Science of Premonitions