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Meditation: Double the Benefits

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!
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The Role of Sunlight in Depression Treatment

Sunlight - such a powerful resource in our lives in so many ways and it is particularly helpful for combating depression. Many of you who responded to our pool seemed to understand the value of sunlight. At the most basic level, basking in sunlight for just a few minutes can bring on a feeling of well-being and lift our mood.

The reason that sunlight can so easily energize us is that most of us are sunlight deprived. We spend a huge amount of our time indoors - not the environment we were meant to be in so much.

Indoors, in a brightly lit room, the amount of light we are exposed to is 100 times or more, less than what we get on just an average day outside. Even an overcast day it is many times brighter outside than in.   Read More »
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