What we're about

A friendly, welcoming, non-judgmental social group for people who struggle with any form of anxiety or depression which affects your social life; hosting a mixture of relaxed social get-togethers and personal development events, all with the aim of helping you overcome your illness and getting back to enjoying life again.

Whatever you're currently struggling with, be it shyness, depression, anxiety, panic disorder, agoraphobia, OCD, PTSD, Bi-polar, you name it, please consider yourself more than welcome to join us.

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Our group is sponsored by the My Own Worst Enemy Podcast (http://soundcloud.com/myownworstenemyorg).

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Got any questions? Click here to read the FAQ (http://www.meetup.com/sociallyawkward/about/).

Upcoming events (5)

Laughter Yoga Session

Online event

IMPORTANT! DUE TO HACKERS THERE ARE NEW LOGIN DETAILS I HAVE A NEW POLICY THAT YOU MUST DONATE HERE https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/nomeansnoworldwideellie IN ORDER TO RECEIVE THE LOGIN DETAILS. RECOMMENDED DONATION IS £5 TO £10 MINIMUM DONATION IS £2. THE LOGIN DETAILS WILL BE IN THE DONATION RECEIPT EMAIL FROM JUSTGIVING! Laughter is a great way of cheering us up in these difficult times. We will do playful exercises with the idea of "fake it 'til you make it". Benefits of laughter yoga include having lots of fun, boosting the mood, getting in touch with the inner child, being playful, loosing inhibitions, connecting with people and production of endorphins which are natural pain killers, stress-fighters and immune system boosters. CHILDREN ARE WELCOME AS LONG AS THEY ARE SUPERVISED BY AN ADULT.

Laughter Yoga Session

Online event

IMPORTANT! DUE TO HACKERS THERE ARE NEW LOGIN DETAILS I HAVE A NEW POLICY THAT YOU MUST DONATE HERE https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/nomeansnoworldwideellie IN ORDER TO RECEIVE THE LOGIN DETAILS. RECOMMENDED DONATION IS £5 TO £10 MINIMUM DONATION IS £2. THE LOGIN DETAILS WILL BE IN THE DONATION RECEIPT EMAIL FROM JUSTGIVING! Laughter is a great way of cheering us up in these difficult times. We will do playful exercises with the idea of "fake it 'til you make it". Benefits of laughter yoga include having lots of fun, boosting the mood, getting in touch with the inner child, being playful, loosing inhibitions, connecting with people and production of endorphins which are natural pain killers, stress-fighters and immune system boosters. CHILDREN ARE WELCOME AS LONG AS THEY ARE SUPERVISED BY AN ADULT.

A Musical Afternoon

Online event

A musical get together on Zoom. Everybody is welcome to take their turn, or just sit and listen. As well as playing a song, you are also free to read a poem or tell a few jokes.

Free Online Guided Meditation: Learn, practice and relax

Meditate, Meet and get Motivated. These classes are designed to provide experience of an in-person session. Instructions to join the live online meditation class: Laptop/computer: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81053939134?pwd=aDhRRTg1VDR3Q2pHT25oRTFEZWRqZz09 Phone: Zoom cloud meetings app Meeting Id:[masked] Password:[masked] We recommend joining by laptop for better experience. You can join up to 30 minutes before start of event if you have some queries or would like some one to one help before meditation session starts. Also join us on Facebook for more resources. https://www.facebook.com/groups/WeMeditateGroup This is online event and you join with 'one-click' at convenience of your home. You will find experience very real life like and in fact more attentive and personal. In this session we go over basics & guided meditation. Those coming for repeat sessions attend a parallel 'side virtual' room to go deeper. Also one to one discussion available at end of session for those looking for more help. This is a recurring session, but we also take up different themes related to meditation. No prior experience is needed. These classes are meant to come together and meditate and learn little by little, so please plan to join them every week for growth in your meditative state and practice. https://www.facebook.com/groups/WeMeditateGroup This has recorded videos, self learning units, mentorship, downloads and some light hearted socialization.

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Laughter Yoga Session

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