Lake Garda Golden SunsetEvery 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.

Mindfulness for Chronic Pain Treatment
Mindfulness is effective for patients with chronic pain because it effectively reduces stimulation and increases relaxation.


Life Lessons to Teach Kids Before They Leave Home
Positive psychology can be very useful to parents who have children leaving for college

How Are You Brave?
Great article on changing the perception of helplessness.

This is Scientific Proof that Happiness is a Choice
A large body of research in the field of positive psychology has shown that happiness is a choice that anyone can make.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Good article on what ACT focuses on and the common benefits that result from it.