The Rwandan Prescription for Depression

This is a review of  Rwandans decided to deal with the trauma caused by the genocide.

You can read the full article here.

Trauma refers to a wound of the soul. Like all wounds, it takes time to recover from trauma.

The survivors of the 1994 genocide would be weighted down be depression.

Rather than use the methods typical with Western psychology, the methods in this story focused on going “Outside Yourself”.

So the priority was the outdoors and the community.

A great reminder that all we have to do to break out of a rut is to get out of the building.