We need to invest in our health.
The World Health Organization (WHO) predicts that depression is to become the second leading cause of global disease by 2020.
The quick-fix treatments “anti-depressants” are not the only answer, although they can be life-saving sometimes, most people need a long-term solution and are not offered the option to develop their inner resources by understanding the underlying cause of their depression.
may be a particularly good additional way to deal with anxiety and depression.
Why should you try mindfulness? Here are some reasons:
According to scientific studies,
Mindfulness may enhance immune function.
Mindfulness activates positive emotions in your brain. And helps to regulate emotional responses.
May cause growth in higher-functioning regions of the brain. Such as the pre-frontal cortex.
May protect against age-related DNA damage. May help to increasing telomerase.
Additionally, mindfulness meditation can reduce the rate of relapse of depression by up to 44% in people who had suffered previous episodes.