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Depression In The Forest

Welcome to the Forest, a tranquil place where we support each other in navigating the twists and turns of our mental health journey. Today, let's shine a light on Depression, a common visitor that can cloud our skies and dampen our spirits. Remember, you are not alone in this, and together we can explore ways to find pockets of sunshine amidst the shadows. 🌿🌟 #mentalhealth #support #weareinthistogether

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Hosted by Aneeqa Abrahams with 12 users.
South Africa United States of America
Is it sadness, or am I depressed?
Sadness is part of the human condition, but when does it become a problem? Join the conversation as we discuss the difference between feeling sad and being depressed, and when you might need to get professional assistance. About Aneeqa: Aneeqa is a Special Wellness Counsellor and an emerging intersectional feminist...

8 hours from now @ 21:00
Hosted on Monday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa
Open Line with Reo
Unwind and recharge in this safe space - step away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, take a deep breath, and relax. It's time to check out for the day, unwind and chat about the day's events. About Reo: Reo is a registered counselor with a passion for...

18 hours from now @ 07:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Luna (October AI)
South Africa United States of America
Rewiring the Depressed Brain
Today's Forest session, hosted by Luna, explores the serious mental health condition of depression and introduces the concept of brain plasticity. Depression affects how a person feels, thinks, and manages daily activities, impacting elements from sleep to self-perception. Brain plasticity, or neuroplasticity, highlights the brain's capacity to change and adapt...

19 hours from now @ 07:45
Hosted on Tuesday by Marisa44
South Africa United States of America
Breath Awareness with Marisa
Explore the profound impact of breath awareness as a transformative skill, acting as a bridge between our conscious and unconscious minds. This session delves into understanding unconscious patterns and how awareness of them presents an opportunity for personal growth and transformation. About Marisa: Marisa is a curious, voyager on the...

19 hours from now @ 08:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Gomphemetse Shawa
South Africa United States of America
The Mind-Body Connection
Explore the powerful relationship between physical activity and anxiety, uncovering ways in which movement can positively influence mental well-being. Discover effective strategies to leverage the mind-body connection for improved emotional balance and overall wellness. About Gomphometse: Gomphemetse is a psychosocial support worker with a passion for unfolding life's hidden treasures....

21 hours from now @ 10:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa United States of America
Thriving in the Workplace with Challenges
Learn strategies to navigate workplace challenges and enhance your performance while managing anxiety. Discover practical tools to redefine productivity and create a thriving work environment. About Reo: Reo is a registered counselor with a passion for trauma psychology. Her life purpose is to destigmatize and raise awareness towards understanding suicidology...

1 day from now @ 18:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Marina Wildt
South Africa United States of America
Embracing Vulnerability: Strength in Being Open
Join this session to explore the power of embracing vulnerability as a source of strength and resilience, promoting openness and connection in challenging times. Discover strategies to build emotional resilience and cultivate a supportive mindset for personal growth and well-being. About Marina: Marina is a wellness coach specialising in trauma,...

1 day from now @ 21:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Lyr Weltsman
South Africa
Open Line with Lyr
Unwind and recharge in this safe space - step away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, take a deep breath, and relax. It's time to check out for the day, unwind and chat about the day's events. About Lyr: Lyr is a child, adolescent, and family counsellor with...

1 day from now @ 01:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Francis Urias
South Africa United States of America
From Self-Criticism to Self-Compassion
Learn how to shift your mindset from self-criticism to self-compassion in this session. Explore techniques to nurture a more supportive and positive inner voice. About Francis: Francis is a peer specialist with a passion for bringing awareness to the inner child within us who needs to be acknowledged and cared...

2 days from now @ 17:00
Hosted on Wednesday by ShenaazMoos
South Africa United States of America
Navigating postpartum depression
Explore avenues for finding support for postpartum depression, fostering understanding, empathy, and empowerment in navigating the challenges of motherhood and mental health. About Shennaz: Shenaaz is a registered counsellor who is passionate about increasing consciousness of individuals so that they live an authentic life, filled with self love, self acceptance...

2 days from now @ 18:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Marina Wildt
South Africa United States of America
It's not you: Recognizing emotional abuse
Gain awareness and understanding of the signs and dynamics of emotional abuse in relationships, workplaces, and other social contexts. Learn to recognize subtle manipulation tactics, gaslighting, and coercive behaviors, empowering yourself and others to establish healthy boundaries and seek support for healing and recovery. About Marina: Marina is a wellness...

2 days from now @ 21:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Sizwe Savale
South Africa
Open Line with Sizwe
Unwind and recharge in this safe space - step away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, take a deep breath, and relax. It's time to check out for the day, unwind and chat about the day's events. About Sizwe: Sizwe is a dedicated social worker with a deep...

3 days from now @ 12:15
Hosted on Thursday by Micaela Kotzé
South Africa United States of America
Impact of Traumatic Events on Mental Health
This session delves into the psychological consequences of traumatic events. Participants will explore the various forms of trauma, the long-term effects on mental health, and strategies for coping and recovery. About Micaela: She is a Registered Wellness Counsellor who is passionate about helping people navigate their way through life’s troubles...

3 days from now @ 15:00
Hosted on Thursday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa United States of America
Signs of Adrenal Fatigue
Learn to recognize the signs of adrenal fatigue and explore holistic approaches to restore balance and vitality. About Reo: Reo is a registered counselor with a passion for trauma psychology. Her life purpose is to destigmatize and raise awareness towards understanding suicidology and addiction. October provides educational and supportive content...

3 days from now @ 20:00
Hosted on Thursday by Marco Alfama
South Africa United States of America
Brotherhood Connect: Embracing Vulnerability and Seeking Help with Marco & Mark
In this session, we will be discussing the powerful journey of embracing vulnerability and seeking help. We will explore the societal constructs surrounding masculinity and vulnerability, discussing how these perceptions affect men's mental health. About Marco & Mark: Marco is a coach with a passion for achieving goals, relationships and...

3 days from now @ 21:00
Hosted on Thursday by Carrie Hickman
South Africa United States of America
Open Line with Carrie
Unwind and recharge in this safe space - step away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, take a deep breath, and relax. It's time to check out for the day, unwind and chat about the day's events. About Carrie: Carrie Hickman is a wellness strategist that specialises in...

4 days from now @ 17:00
Hosted on Friday by Carrie Hickman
South Africa
Support Group for Individuals With Mental Health Diagnoses with Carrie Hickman
A nurturing environment where individuals diagnosed with mental health disorders can openly share, empathize, commemorate victories, and engage in comprehensive discussions surrounding their diagnoses. About Carrie: Carrie is a mental wellness practitioner that develops resources and workshops that help with wellness management and growth. Her passion is to make mental...

4 days from now @ 21:00
Hosted on Friday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa United States of America
Open Line with Reo
Unwind and recharge in this safe space - step away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, take a deep breath, and relax. It's time to check out for the day, unwind and chat about the day's events. About Reo: Reo is a registered counselor with a passion for...

4 days from now @ 08:00
Hosted on Saturday by Pertunia Mtsweni
South Africa United States of America
From Scarcity to Abundance: Shifting Your Money Mindset
Learn how to transform your perspective on money to create a mindset of abundance and positivity, helping you reduce financial stress and anxiety. Gain insights and practical tools to cultivate a healthier relationship with money and enhance your overall well-being. About Pertunia: Pertunia is an NLP practitioner and an entrepreneur...

5 days from now @ 13:00
Hosted on Saturday by Sasha Talia
South Africa United States of America
Empowering Conversations on Mental Health
Sasha shares personal insights, professional expertise, and practical tips for fostering open, supportive conversations and promoting acceptance, understanding, and compassion for those navigating mental health challenges. About Sasha: Sasha is a counsellor in private practice with a passion for Abuse / Narcissism/ addiction/ pregnancy / trauma and depression. Her purpose...

5 days from now @ 16:00
Hosted on Saturday by Siphosethu Chiloane
South Africa United States of America
Creating Balance in Life
Delve into the importance of balance in life with Siphosethu, discovering practical tips and strategies to harmonize your personal and professional responsibilities for a more fulfilling life. About Siphosethu: She is a psychology student with a passion for psycho educating and providing psychological support. Her life purpose is to stress...

5 days from now @ 21:00
Hosted on Saturday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa United States of America
Open Line with Reo
Unwind and recharge in this safe space - step away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, take a deep breath, and relax. It's time to check out for the day, unwind and chat about the day's events. About Reo: Reo is a registered counselor with a passion for...

5 days from now @ 09:00
Hosted on Sunday by Carrie Hickman
South Africa United States of America
The Art of Self-Discipline
Unlock the secrets to cultivating self-control and consistency in pursuit of your goals, empowering you to overcome obstacles and achieve success. About Carrie: Carrie Hickman is a wellness strategist that specialises in increasing awareness around mental wellness strategies, development and growth. Her expertise lie in creating personal and unique strategies...

5 days from now @ 10:00
Hosted on Sunday by Gomphemetse Shawa
South Africa United States of America
Understanding Emotional Triggers
Gain insights into the emotional factors that drive our spending habits and learn strategies to manage financial stress effectively. Explore techniques to identify and address emotional triggers related to money to improve your financial well-being. About Gomphometse: Gomphemetse is a psychosocial support worker with a passion for unfolding life's hidden...

5 days from now @ 12:00
Hosted on Sunday by Pertunia Mtsweni
South Africa United States of America
Discovering the Benefits of Spending Time with Nature for Mental Rejuvenation
Explore the positive impact of nature therapy on mental well-being, taking a deep dive into its rejuvenating benefits for those struggling with depressive symptoms. Engage in discussions and insights that shed light on how connecting with nature can support and uplift individuals facing challenges with their mental health. About Pertunia:...

6 days from now @ 13:00
Hosted on Sunday by Gomphemetse Shawa
South Africa United States of America
Transforming Negative Self-Talk Into Self-Compassion
Discover techniques to shift negative self-talk towards self-compassion and cultivate a more positive internal dialogue, promoting mental well-being and emotional resilience. About Gomphometse: Gomphemetse is a psychosocial support worker with a passion for unfolding life's hidden treasures. Her life purpose is to help people find the freedom, strength, resillience, autonomy...

6 days from now @ 19:00
Hosted on Sunday by Naledi Ranthakgoa
South Africa United States of America
Practical Steps for Stress Management
Explore practical stress management techniques, learning simple strategies to cope with stress and maintain balance in your daily life. About Naledi: She is a Psychosocial support worker with a passion for Child Psychology. Her life purpose is to be a positive influence and foster change by creating a space for...

6 days from now @ 21:00
Hosted on Sunday by Carrie Hickman
South Africa United States of America
Open Line with Carrie
Unwind and recharge in this safe space - step away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, take a deep breath, and relax. It's time to check out for the day, unwind and chat about the day's events. About Carrie: Carrie Hickman is a wellness strategist that specialises in...

1 week from now @ 21:00
Hosted on Monday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa United States of America
Open Line with Reo
Unwind and recharge in this safe space - step away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, take a deep breath, and relax. It's time to check out for the day, unwind and chat about the day's events. About Reo: Reo is a registered counselor with a passion for...

1 week from now @ 23:00
Hosted on Monday by Zoila Bartra
South Africa United States of America
Building a Supportive Circle
This session will explore strategies for nurturing meaningful connections and cultivating support networks to navigate challenges associated with mental health struggles. About Zoila: Zoila is a dedicated and compassionate Peer Specialist with extensive experience and strong trained foundation in overcoming Grief, Anxiety, Addiction and other Mental Health challenges. She has...

1 week from now @ 00:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Francis Urias
South Africa United States of America
A Journey to Recovery: Navigating Depression
Join us for an inspiring session where you share your experiences of overcoming depression and the steps you took towards recovery, providing hope and insights for those who may be struggling with similar challenges. About Francis: Francis is a peer specialist with a passion for bringing awareness to the inner...

1 week from now @ 01:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Coach Megan Merchant
South Africa United States of America
Recognizing Signs of Work Stress
This session will delve into identifying the indicators of stress related to work. It will discuss various signs that may indicate stress in a professional setting. About Megan: Megan is a USA National Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach with a passion for Behavior Change, Stress Management, and Communication. October provides...

1 week from now @ 11:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Pertunia Mtsweni
South Africa United States of America
Discovering joy amidst depression
This session explores finding moments of light and joy while navigating through challenging times. Participants will learn strategies to cultivate positivity and hope despite the darkness of depression. About Pertunia: Pertunia is an NLP practitioner and an entrepreneur with a passion for the workings of the mind, mental well-being, holistic...

1 week from now @ 17:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa United States of America
Overcoming depressive thought patterns
Discover how the brain's ability to rewire itself can help in overcoming negative thought patterns commonly associated with depression. Explore techniques to harness neuroplasticity for a more positive mindset and improved mental well-being. About Reo: Reo is a registered counselor with a passion for trauma psychology. Her life purpose is...

1 week from now @ 21:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Carrie Hickman
South Africa United States of America
Open Line with Carrie
Unwind and recharge in this safe space - step away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, take a deep breath, and relax. It's time to check out for the day, unwind and chat about the day's events. About Carrie: Carrie Hickman is a wellness strategist that specialises in...

1 week from now @ 22:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Micaela Kotzé
South Africa United States of America
Transforming Challenges Into Opportunities
This session will focus on reframing difficult experiences and leveraging them for personal growth and resilience. About Micaela: She is a Registered Wellness Counsellor who is passionate about helping people navigate their way through life’s troubles and the problems that they might experience daily, in the workplace or in their...

1 week from now @ 13:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Carrie Hickman
South Africa United States of America
Overcoming the Urge to Splurge
An uncensored look at the driving forces behind compulsive spending, plus a step-by-step process to break the addiction. About Carrie: Carrie Hickman is a wellness strategist that specialises in increasing awareness around mental wellness strategies, development and growth. Her expertise lie in creating personal and unique strategies for individuals on...

1 week from now @ 21:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Sizwe Savale
South Africa United States of America
Open Line with Sizwe
Unwind and recharge in this safe space - step away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, take a deep breath, and relax. It's time to check out for the day, unwind and chat about the day's events. About Sizwe: Sizwe is a dedicated social worker with a deep...

1 week from now @ 09:00
Hosted on Thursday by Mark Ray
South Africa United States of America
The Secret Language of High Performers
Unlock the secrets of high performers as we delve into their unique language of success. Explore the subtle cues, strategies, and mindset shifts that propel individuals to peak performance, revealing the hidden keys to achievement and excellence. About Mark: Mark is a pro-active mental wellness strategist, author, and keynote speaker...

1 week from now @ 21:00
Hosted on Thursday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa United States of America
Open Line with Reo
Unwind and recharge in this safe space - step away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, take a deep breath, and relax. It's time to check out for the day, unwind and chat about the day's events. About Reo: Reo is a registered counselor with a passion for...

1 week from now @ 13:00
Hosted on Friday by Carrie Hickman
South Africa United States of America
Unveiling Addiction: Signs and Solutions
Raise awareness about addiction by exploring the signs and symptoms, providing valuable insights to recognize and address addiction in oneself or others. About Carrie: Carrie Hickman is a wellness strategist that specialises in increasing awareness around mental wellness strategies, development and growth. Her expertise lie in creating personal and unique...

1 week from now @ 16:00
Hosted on Friday by Kaylee Julian
South Africa United States of America
Setting Boundaries for Mental Wellness
Learn how to establish healthy limits to support your well-being and improve your mental health through practical strategies and tips. Discover the importance of setting boundaries for maintaining balance and enhancing your overall quality of life. About Kaylee: Kaylee is a counsellor with a passion for children, adolescents, but also...

1 week from now @ 18:00
Hosted on Friday by Lyr Weltsman
South Africa United States of America
The Science of Stress
This session will delve into the biological processes that underlie anxiety, shedding light on how stress impacts our bodies and minds. Explore strategies to effectively manage and cope with anxiety in a comprehensive and science-based approach. About Lyr: Lyr is a child, adolescent, and family counsellor with a passion and...

1 week from now @ 20:00
Hosted on Friday by Sasha Talia
South Africa United States of America
Hacking Happiness
Let's explore and learn how to cultivate inner peace, gratitude and a happy life About Sasha: Sasha is a counsellor in private practice with a passion for Abuse / Narcissism/ addiction/ pregnancy / trauma and depression. Her purpose is to guide people to be the best versions of themselves and...

1 week from now @ 21:00
Hosted on Friday by Carrie Hickman
South Africa United States of America
Open Line with Carrie
Unwind and recharge in this safe space - step away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, take a deep breath, and relax. It's time to check out for the day, unwind and chat about the day's events. About Carrie: Carrie Hickman is a wellness strategist that specialises in...

1 week from now @ 22:00
Hosted on Friday by Gomphemetse Shawa
South Africa United States of America
Trust Rebuilt: Healing After Betrayal
Rebuild trust and intimacy after infidelity or dishonesty. Explore forgiveness, accountability, and the path to reconciliation and renewed commitment. About Gomphometse: Gomphemetse is a psychosocial support worker with a passion for unfolding life's hidden treasures. Her life purpose is to help people find the freedom, strength, resillience, autonomy and the...

1 week from now @ 11:00
Hosted on Saturday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa United States of America
Strategies for Conquering Overthinking
Learn effective techniques to manage and overcome excessive worrying and anxiety, empowering you to navigate challenging situations with confidence and clarity. Discover strategies to calm your mind and break free from the cycle of overthinking, creating a sense of peace and stability in your daily life. About Reo: Reo is...

1 week from now @ 14:00
Hosted on Saturday by Kaylee Julian
South Africa United States of America
Embracing Imperfection: The path to happier days
Learn how embracing imperfection can help alleviate depressive thoughts by letting go of unrealistic standards and expectations. About Kaylee: Kaylee is a counsellor with a passion for children, adolescents, but also works with adults, and offers relationship counselling. Her life purpose is to make the world a better place by...

1 week from now @ 15:00
Hosted on Saturday by Siphosethu Chiloane
South Africa United States of America
The importance of Building Bonds
Discover the strength found in building connections with others to overcome the challenges of isolation and depression. Learn how engaging with a supportive community can have a powerful impact on mental well-being and emotional resilience. About Siphosethu: She is a psychology student with a passion for psycho educating and providing...

1 week from now @ 21:00
Hosted on Saturday by Carrie Hickman
South Africa United States of America
Open Line with Carrie
Unwind and recharge in this safe space - step away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, take a deep breath, and relax. It's time to check out for the day, unwind and chat about the day's events. About Carrie: Carrie Hickman is a wellness strategist that specialises in...

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