Every Monday, my blog post “In Your Own Hands” is where I’ll be featuring articles I find interesting or that I think are a good resource to help you take charge of your health. What articles have you read recently that caught your attention? Leave a comment and let me know.
New to Mindfulness? How to Get Started
The health benefits of mindfulness practices are endless. In this article, Christy Matta breaks the practice’s processes down for those who are looking to begin a regime.
Got Pain? Learn to Love Your Body Again
Living with chronic pain can change the way you feel about everything, including yourself. Peter Abaci explains that learning to love your body may be crucial to dealing with pain.
A 20-Minute Bout of Yoga Stimulates Brain Function Immediately After
Researchers recently reported that just a single 20-minute session of yoga can significantly improve your memory and other brain functions
Is Walking As Beneficial As Running?
Unsurprisingly, running helps you to expend more than double the amount of energy as walking. However, Katie Koerner reveals that when it comes to reducing risk of hypertension, diabetes and other chronic health issues, walking is equally beneficial.
Doing for Others Also Benefits Health of Altruistic
Rick Nauert takes a look at a five-year long study that revealed giving and being unselfish can protect you health and prolong your life.
Healthy Behaviors Linked With Fewer Memory Problems
In a recent study, researchers found that the more healthy behaviors a person is engaged in, such as exercising and eating well, the fewer long-term memory problems they have.