In Your Own Hands – Can Your Doctor Benefit From Practicing Mindfulness?

Photo credit: mconnorsEvery 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.

NYT Piece on Doctor “Mindfulness” has Major Implications for Lawyers and Judges
This article discusses how doctors can benefit from practicing mindfulness. With so many patients and pressing concerns, it can be difficult to focus in on the present situation facing them.

Using Mindfulness to Approach Chronic Pain
How to change the approach your brain takes to thinking about pain.

Exploring a new relationship with Chronic Pain and Illness
Living well with pain & illness – the mindful way to free yourself from suffering.

What is Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction?
The MBSR program started at The University of Massachusetts Medical Center in 1979. It is now offered in over 200 health centers and hospitals around the world.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: What it Is, How it Helps
How mindfulness training can help alleviate stress, anxiety and a multitude of chronic illnesses. 

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