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National Health Services Acknowledges Mindfulness Meditation as a Treatment for Depression

One of the topics we’ve discussed many times on this blog is how mindfulness meditation can help with depression. It’s not uncommon for people to be skeptical of this claim. Drugs, along with cognitive therapy, have been the standard methods for treating depression going back as far as the 1960’s, and when a person seeks […]

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Resiliency Training (Part 4): Military Healthcare Professionals and Home Care Givers Struggling with Compassion Fatigue

Welcome to part four of my short series on mental resiliency and compassion fatigue. This will be the last installment in this series, but before we get started, let’s just do a quick recap of what’s been discussed so far. Please, if you have not read the first three parts, make sure you read them […]

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Resiliency Training (Part 2): The Resilient Mind vs. the Fragile Mind

Last week we talked about compassion fatigue – secondary traumatic stress disorder – and touched briefly on how it plays into mental resiliency. This week we are going to talk all about resilience, and the difference between people with resilient minds – those who bounce back from emotional adversity quickly – and people with fragile […]