In this article Veena Ugargol, who is a Yoga Therapist for Mental Health and Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, summarises some fascinating research on mindfulness, compassion and kindness. By practicing the skills that underpin wellbeing, we can learn be better at it, just as we do any newly learned skill.
Advice for friends and family - how to encourage and support someone who is engaging in treatment for an anxiety problem.
Get help to feel more able to offer loved ones emotional support as they move forwards on what, at times, can feel like a bumpy road to recovery.
Includes suggestions of things you could say as well as advice about what not to say.