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.

Finding Mindfulness on the A Train
After reading a study on mindfulness out of the University of Miami’s Contemplative Neuroscience, Mindfulness Research and Practice Initiative, one woman decides to try to implement mindfulness into her daily life.

Mindfulness Goes Mainstream
As mindfulness becomes more popular, this article focuses on its underlying concepts.

“Brain Lock” and “Mind and the Brain”
Martine and Stephen Batchelor review Dr. Schwartz’s book on people with OCD or other obsessive behaviors.

Training your brain using neurofeedback
The study from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital sheds light on the power to control and train certain brain regions.

Can neurofeedback help you control your mood?
Neurofeedback for PTSD sufferers is allowing them to take control of their well-being.