THIS WORKSHOP IS BEING HELD ON OCTOBER 2 AT 7:30PM TO 9:00PM AT KAZA FAMILY CENTRE (1386 DANFORTH AVE., TORONTO).
According to Stats Canada mood and anxiety disorders are one of the most common types of mental health disorder in Canada. In 2013, 3 million Canadian over the age of 18 reported having a diagnosis of an anxiety disorder. Anxiety can be extremely debilitating and may limit your capabilities in several areas of your life. The lingering sense of fear and worry can take over your mind and your thoughts, making it feel impossible to accomplish anything. The good news is you are not doomed to live a life where you are controlled and limited by your feelings of anxiety. This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the biological underpinnings of anxiety, and the nature of anxious thoughts, as well as tools to cope with and work through moments of anxiety and to find ways to take anxiety out of the driver’s seat and to put you back in control of your own life.
THIS WORKSHOP IS BEING HELD ON OCTOBER 23, 2019 AT 7:30PM TO 9PM AT KAZA FAMILY CENTRE (1386 DANFORTH AVE., TORONTO).
“Mindfulness is about being fully awake in our lives. It is about perceiving the exquisite vividness of each moment” – Jon Kabat-Zinn
Do you need help for problems such as depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, or substance use? Mindfulness is the practice of paying attention to the present moment, something many of us struggles with in the high-paced speed of modern life. Mindfulness has been talked about extensively and is being found to be an effective skill to combat many of life difficulties. Mindfulness meditation has been found to have a positive impact on person’s mental health and enhances their overall well-being. Mindfulness studies reveal that clients are able to increase their resiliency to stress and, they are able to bounce back quicker from stressful situations. Researchers have also found that many going through mental health situations have found that adding mindfulness to their treatment strategies has proven to be essential in treating conditions such as OCD, BPD, and drug addiction. It has also been found to be helpful in prevention of chronically relapsing depression. This workshop provides an overview of mindfulness and provides participants with introductory mindfulness exercises that will help them develop a deeper sense of well being. *No prior experience with mindfulness is necessary to participate.