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Meditation to help anxiety and depression watch

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    Do you meditate? I have suffered since I was about 16 from general anxiety and moderate to severe depression. I have found medications that can offer some relief, but no real 'solution' to these thoughts. The last few weeks I have been dedicating as much time as I can to meditation and breathing techniques and also attempted to nurture a general shift towards a more mindfulness level of thought, and I honestly feel that it has worked wonders for my negative ways of thinking and allowed me to really analyse the cycle of my anxieties and reveal to me how and why these thoughts come on. I cannot further extol the virtues that meditation can offer and I recommend every one of you to at least spend a little time researching it, whether you have issues with your mental health or not.
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    I went on citalopram for my depression and OCD and had therapy at the same time. I think it's only the combination that helped. I needed the meds to level me out enough to get through therapy and the therapy for a long term fix. I'm still not 100% and am having a little trouble after coming off (not sure if it's related). I definitely wouldn't be as well as I am now without though.
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