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Healthy Minds

There is a lot on information about the mind-body connection - and for good reason. Our emotional, psychological and social well-being is integral to our physical health. Find advice and resources to help you cultivate a positive outlook.

 

Why Love is Good for Your Health

Why Love is Good for Your Health

We all know that heart health is important so we exercise, watch what we eat, maybe even practice mindfulness. But there’s another aspect to healthy hearts that we may not always practice, but it is just as important to our health – love....
2/22/2019 | Why Love is Good for Your Health

How to Live With Purpose

How to Live With Purpose

 When we think about living with purpose, it can create a lot of pressure – it’s one of those life questions that, like so many things on social media, can make us feel like we’re falling short if we don’t know the answer...
1/17/2019 | How to Live With Purpose

Managing a Health Crisis

Managing a Health Crisis

When you experience an unexpected change in your health – a diagnosis, an injury or even a surgery – it can feel as if your world has turned upside down. And it can affect the whole family. UW Health psychologist Shilagh Mirgain, PhD, exp...
9/11/2018 | Managing a Health Crisis

Slow Down and Savor Summer

Slow Down and Savor Summer

For many of us, the summer months have flown by in a fog of activity. Before you know it, the leaves will turn and cool temperatures will set in. To make the most of the last days of summer, the UW Health Mindfulness Program offers you four...
8/31/2018 | Slow Down and Savor Summer

How Often Should You Practice Mindfulness?

How Often Should You Practice Mindfulness?

Just about everywhere you turn, there’s an article extolling the benefits of mindfulness. Some suggest just minutes a day is all it takes, while others recommend eating mindfully or even mindful dog walking. With so much information available, ...
7/23/2018 | How Often Should You Practice Mindfulness?

 

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Mind, Body, Healing

Achieve your highest potential for wellness through integrative programs and services. Integrative Health

 

Living Your Best Life

UW Health psychologist Shilagh Mirgain, PhD, offers advice and support for your mind, body and spirit. View Dr. Mirgain's articles