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Fort Collins Psychiatrist Shares Research On Mental Resilience!


By harrisjensen - Posted on 29 February 2012

Dr. Henry Emmon's research shows mental resilience can be learned!

Get smarter and tougher through meditation and healthy living!

by Harris Jensen, MD

Editor, Good Day Journal

Henry Emmons is one of those guys you can't help but like.  At a conference in Estes Park, Colorado last summer people lined up 10 people deep for him to sign one of his books.   OK, I was one of those people too. "Chemistry of Calm," and "Chemistry of Joy" are two excellent books about how healthy living and meditation can help heal the mind.

Now there's research to back those ideas.

Meditation, a healthy lifestyle, and healthy eating really work to beat back depression and anxiety and .... well stress.

So I tried to find that research, couldn't, emailed him, and here's proof of what a nice guy he is...he gave me his research article to share with others!  It was available online but people had to pay for it.  Not here at the Good Day Journal!

Read and learn to see things more deeply!

The research article is:

Evaluation of an 8-Week Resilience Training Program in Moderate to Severely Depressed Patients Jeffery A. Dusek, Carolyn Denton, Henry Emmons, Lori Knutson, Susan Masemer, Gregory Plotnikoff Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing - May 2009 (Vol. 5, Issue 3, Pages 160-161, DOI: 10.1016/j.explore.2009.03.046)
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