Stress can negatively impact our brain functions, and can ravage the body. By using the breath and the mind to relax the body, one can enter a phase of relaxation and reduced stress. Through the use of isometric tensing and relaxing of each muscle group, the body and the mind relax, thus letting the emotions and the breath prepare the body and the mind to relax. This stress reduction meditation practice will help fill you with positive balance and harmony. In today’s stressful world, meditation can provide the modern man, woman, and yes, even child, with many mental, emotional, and physical benefits. By creating a consistent daily practice of one or more of the meditation exercises provided by Dr. Gross, you open yourself to a healthier and more balanced life. Meditation relaxes the mind and restores the body by throwing more blood to the prefrontal cortex and helps circulation, thus meditation helps you process information better, increases memory, reduces stress, and enhances learning.