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.
Even though we’re far enough into the new year for some people’s resolutions to have already gone by the wayside, the reality is that it is never too late to commit to making positive changes.When you decide it’s time to bring about...
1/25/2018 | How to Stay in the Driver's Seat of Your Life
During the holidays, it can be hard to escape the signs of the season. From commercials on television to a constant stream of carols in the stores, holiday cheer is everywhere you go. But for some, it’s not the best time of the year. Loss of a ...
12/12/2017 | How to Cope When the Holidays Aren't Merry
It seems like magazines, blogs and even Facebook feeds are filled with articles about how to manage the stress of the holidays. And it’s no wonder. Enter a store this time of year and the joyful holiday music playing in the background ofte...
12/08/2017 | Give the Gift of Mindfulness This Holiday
When times are tough, it’s easy to feel like things are hopeless. Bad news and personal struggles can leave us feeling overwhelmed, exhausted and emotionally drained. But no matter what’s going on in the world around us, we can continue t...
10/03/2017 | Finding Hope During Tough Times
Many of us are familiar with the story of the little engine who could. And while it’s a story about perseverance, in some ways it is also a story about the power of having a personal mantra. Because, as UW Health psychologist Shilagh Mirgain, P...
10/03/2017 | How a Mantra Can Help Your Health
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UW Health psychologist Shilagh Mirgain, PhD, offers advice and support for your mind, body and spirit. View Dr. Mirgain's articles