Sparked by this TED Talk by Johann Hari, I got to thinking maybe YM was trying to guide us along the right path after all.

"As the garden began to bloom, we began to bloom."
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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."