file0002062790027Every 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 meditation can ‘melt away’ tension once it’s felt with full mindful awareness
Stress and negative thoughts pertaining to a serious injury or illness often result in worse conditions. Mindful meditation can help you improve symptoms and quality of life.

Study Finds Mindful Individuals Not As Affected by Immediate Rewards
People who are more mindful and aware of their surroundings are less impulsive, a new study shows.

The Danger of Turning to “False Refuge”: Overcoming Harmful Patterns with Mindfulness Practice
Falling into harmful shortcuts is all too easy in today’s busy, stressful world.

Applying Mindfulness Strategies to Manage ADHD and Asperger’s
ADHD is very common among people with Asperger’s. Practicing mindfulness can help these people overcome the impulsivity and inattention associated with their diagnosis.

Mindfulness and your health
High stress can lead to heart disease, high blood pressure and other serious health ailments. Practicing mindfulness can help us remain physically and mentally healthy.