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. 




Mindfulness: a beginner’s guide
Great article on the introduction of mindfulness and how one can implement it in their daily lives

Mindfulness meditation shows moderate benefit in treating anxiety, depression
Study out of Johns Hopkins University shows positive results of mindfulness along with a clearer explanation of mindfulness meditation. 

Real-Time Neurofeedback Helps Retrain The Brain
Scientists from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at McGill University have developed a device that enables people to see their own brain activity in real time and control or adjust function in specific brain regions.

Mindfulness Meditation Is The Direct Way To Happiness
In a world full of distractions, mindfulness allows us to stay in the present moment.

Banish post-holiday stress with mindfulness training, meditation
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction is increasingly being taught in public schools hospitals, the military and even prisons.