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.

How to access your subconscious mind – 3 essential 
Many people don’t know where to begin when meditating. Rise Earth provides three essential tips to accessing your subconscious mind.

How to Consciously Shift Your Emotions to Experience Greater Happiness and Positivity
Your overall mood can have a significant impact on your health. The BARES model was designed to help improve your emotional health by shifting your emotions so that you may experience greater happiness.

Clear Answers to the Age Old Question: Can Your Mind Heal Your Body?
Do you believe that there is a connection between your mind and body? A recent study by the New England journal of medicine shows a correlation between the two.

7 Small Ways to Live More Mindfully Every Day
Not everyone has the time each day for yoga, meditation retreats or weekend getaways. Take a look at these seven tips Margarita Tartakovsky says you can practice daily.

Stress Management Through Mindfulness Meditation
The World Health Organization describes stress as “the health epidemic of the 21st Century.” Charles A. Francis shares some tips on how to achieve mindfulness so you can manage your stress.

Cancer, anxiety and mindfulness
Receiving the news that you’ve been diagnosed with cancer obviously has a serious impact. It can often lead to depression and cause anxiety. Maintaining your mental health through mindfulness can help overcome this.

Help for Insomnia: Yet Another use for Mindfulness
Lack of sleep can lead to a number of issues. Practicing mindfulness can help defeat insomnia.