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