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  • A place where everyone fits in

    Living with depression can be a daily struggle, as it can surface at the most inconvenient times. For this reason, I have often found it is a perfect excuse to avoid any situation which might trigger it.

  • Joyful Exploration

    • Humans are natural explorers. We are born with an intense desire to explore the world around us. We can become anesthetized to this but our brain never loses the ability to learn in this way (Medina, 2008).
    • Companies that give staff time to explore where their mind asks them to have increased productivity and creativity (Medirata, 2007).
    • Children who spend less time in structured activities and more time playing and exploring have better self-directed executive function.
      Executive function is essential for flexibly switching between different activities rather than getting stuck on one thing, stopping yourself from yelling when angry, delaying gratification etc.