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The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness by Mark Williams
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“Get out of our heads and learn to experience the world directly, experientially, without the relentless commentary of our thoughts. We might just open ourselves up to the limitless possibilities for happiness that life has to offer us .”
Mark Williams, The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness
“Start living right here, in each present moment. When we stop dwelling on the past or worrying about the future, we're open to rich sources of information we've been missing out on—information that can keep us out of the downward spiral and poised for a richer life.”
Mark Williams, The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness
“If we have been depressed before, a low mood can become easier and easier to trigger over time, because each time it returns, the thoughts, fe elings , body sensations, and behaviors that accompany it form stronger and stronger connections to each other. Eventually, any one element can trigger depression by itself.”
Mark Williams, The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness
“n this way, little by little , moment by moment, life can slip by without us being fu lly here for it. Always preoccupied with getting somewhere else, we are hardly ever where we actually are and attentive to what is actually unfolding in this moment.”
Mark Williams, The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness
“The Exhaustion Funnel. The narrowing area of the circles illustrates the narrowing of life as we give up the things in life that we enjoy but seem "optional." The result is that we stop doing activities that would nourish us, leaving only work or other stressors that often deplete our resources.”
Mark Williams, The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness
“Being mindful means that we suspend judgment for a time, set aside our immediate goals for the future, and take in the present moment as it is rather than as we would like it to be.”
Mark Williams, The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness
“And when we make choices informed by a
depressive state of mind, they're more than likely to keep us stuck in our unhappiness.”
Mark Williams, The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness
“Our reactions to unhappiness can transform what might otherwise be a brief, passing sadness into persistent dissatisfaction and unhappiness.”
Mark Williams, The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness

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