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.
Can you train your brain to make better decisions?
Mindfulness training can help you make rational decisions rather than decisions based out of fear or uncertainty.
Wellness Matters: Hanging on to negative thoughts? Don’t, try mindfulness instead
Humans are wired to hold onto negative thoughts more so than positive ones. It’s important to let these feelings go to avoid anxiety and mental distress.
Video: BBC’s mindfulness report reveals “brain boost”
Take a look at BBC culture correspondent David Sillito’s report on how mindfulness can help reduce stress and chronic pain.
Using mindfulness to improve life for people with dementia
A project led by Positive Ageing Associates is researching whether or not mindfulness can help people in the early stages of dementia
13 Dos & Don’ts For Coping With Chronic Pain
Here’s a guide for how to deal with chronic pain each and every day.