Meditation can help you with depression. Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression, a combination of a particular type of meditation and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy can reduce relapse rates by 50%. So meditation is a treatment option you should definitely explore. Did you know that meditation can also improve your general health? People who meditate have fewer hospitalizations for infectious diseases and much less heart disease. If you are a beginner you can use a guided meditation like Mindfulness for Beginners - you will be happy that you did!
The Most Important Relationship
Difficulties and challenges with relationships in our lives can often have a significant impact on our mood and sometimes can contribute to feelings of depression. Whilst these relationships are very important to our wellbeing, the most important relationship in our lives often gets overlooked: the relationship we have with ourselves.
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How would you describe the relationship you have with yourself?
It's on the rocks. We do NOT get along.
Needs improvement. I am my harshest critic.
We are acquaintances. Neither friends nor enemies.
Good. We are supportive friends.
I am my biggest fan. I can do no wrong.
We've been where you are ... We can help you!
"I am very thantful to have taken part in this meeting. Having someone with an outside perspective and experience with the same issues I've been dealing with was very helpful and a new experience to me. I hope to connect with more people this way. Thanks for listening."
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Facilitated by professionally trained Group Leaders (not volunteers)
Choose your participation level - it's
okay to just listen
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