“Snap out of it!” “Get it together.” ”Are you gonna feel this way forever?” If you’ve ever experienced a major depressive episode, you may’ve heard these types of comments from well meaning friends and family. Depression, while treatable is a mental illness that affects millions of men, women, adolescents and seniors every day. In fact,
Practicing Mindful Awareness Just as you need to work out on a regular basis to develop and sustain your physical fitness, you also need to strengthen your “mental muscles.” You need to train your mind through the practice of mindful awareness. You are training in order to: Pay better attention to what you are doing.