Stress and anxiety have been identified as one of the largest health crises in the 21st century.
In any given year, 1 in 5 people in Canada will personally experience a mental health problem or illness & approximately 8% of adult’s experience major depression at some time in their lives. By age 40, about 50% of Canada’s population will have or have had a mental illness.
The lack of external resources for stress management and coping mechanisms have left a lot of people feeling helpless against this problem, with no real assistance to fight this ailment.
Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MSBR) has quickly become one of the most prescribed stress management techniques by medical and mental health professionals.