Dr. Linda Sircus interviewed Patricia Deldin, Ph.D., the CEO and founder of Mood Lifters. The interview aired on Dr. Sircus’ show, Managing the Problems of Daily Living, on Bloomfield Community Television.
We’re going to talk about Mood Lifters today, what it is and what a gift it is to our greater community.
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Origins of Mood Lifters (start-8:00)
How Mood Lifters Works – initial evaluation, meeting structure and process (8:00-14:00)
The story of a Mood Lifters Member (14:30-18:45)
Results from the Randomized Controlled Trial – decrease negative moods and helps people thrive (18:45-22:15)
How the Point System works for Members (22:15-23:00)
The Benefits of Peer Leadership (23:00-23:45)
Tip you can use now: Do Pleasurable and Meaningful Activities — It works (23:45-27:45)
Point System and Group Membership and Support is Motivating and Uplifting (27:45-29:40)
What’s Next (29:40-end)
Less depression and anxiety, independent of these troubling times, is a gift for all of us.