A Mindful Life

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Background:


The WHO defines "health" as "a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."  CDC Statistics show that there are 1.4 million suicide attempts, and is the second leading cause of death for those 10-34 years of age.  In addition anxiety affects up to 20% of the adult population.


Though we are making progress in the awareness of mental health, more must be done to not only prevent, but find the underlying cause of anxiety and depression, be aware of suicide and its preventative measures.  In this talk we address the various risk factors associated with anxiety and depression and strategies to improve mental, spiritual and emotional health by showing each person their worth in the eyes of God.


In showing Jesus at His moment of anguish, and the faith example of Mary, we use theological examples of the power of faith and prayer, as well as the ways in which Jesus was our example of coping through our pain.