The Fear of Insignificance, a Current Epidemic

(Exploring Your Mind) Fear of insignificance is a current epidemic. You have a tendency to compare yourself with others which might then make you envious. But you need a frame of reference to know if you’re in a place where you can survive or not. You might have done this up to now by comparing yourself to your family or people from your town or neighborhood. In other words, people who think like you do.

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Another Study Shows Psychedelic Psilocybin Mushrooms Offering Long-Term Relief From Depressive Symptoms

(Andy Corbley) In another study on the use of psychedelic compounds as medicine, two doses of psilocybin—the compound that gives “magic mushrooms” their magic—was found to significantly reduce major depressive symptoms in adults when it was combined with assisted psychotherapy.

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Dancing and Movement Therapy Could Help Treat Depression and Other Brain Diseases

(Mayukh Saha) When we are kids, we tend to be free. We don’t really care about what other people think about us and so, we take the opportunity to do everything we desire. Most of the time – we try to fling our hands and enjoy dancing. Dancing is liberating. Sometimes, our parents can even enroll us in a dance school.

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Three Psycho-Spiritual Ways to Help Ease Depression

(Nikki Harper) If you suffer or have suffered from depression, you are not alone. Globally, more than 264 million people walk this path. Many people will experience at least one bout of serious, clinical depression in their lifetime, with many more facing a lifelong struggle with “the black dog”. Modern science still does not understand the underlying causes of depression and much about this life-sapping condition remains a mystery – but for those of us on a spiritual path a better understanding of the psycho-spiritual causes of depression can help us to heal.

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Taking up Hobbies Can Prevent–or Reduce Symptoms of–Depression by a Third

(Andy Corbley) Do you know someone who’s just really into something specific like paddle-boarding, painting, collecting something, or model trains? Well, research from University College London suggests that taking up a hobby can be a significant buffer against depression.

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