The need for Togetherness
Description: Incomplete, this article was inspired by a TED talk on Social PrescribingFind out more at YieldMore.org: People and Practices that aid in Healing
"As the garden began to bloom, we began to bloom."
This approach is called social prescribing, it's spreading all over Europe. And there's a small, but growing body of evidence suggesting it can produce real and meaningful falls in depression and anxiety.
"You just need to be you, be yourself." And I've realized, actually, what we should say to people is, "Don't be you. Don't be yourself. Be us, be we. Be part of a group."