Mental Rescue Society is proud to unveil a life changing alternative to communication. Sometimes our days get overloaded with tasks, deadlines, or ever just emotions. We all need a way to talk about some of the things going on in our minds. But where do we start and who do we begin this dialog with?
For many it can seem difficult to find the right words to describe what they are feeling, or to find the right time to vent about the things getting them down. All too often we begin to chat about some of these thoughts with loved ones, coworkers, friends, but the words fall on deaf ears. We seek support, trust, understanding, but yet again find answers that are not what we are needing to improve our mental and emotional well-being.
Wouldn't it be nice to have a moment where you can do all the talking, and talk about whatever you felt was needing to be said. Discuss your day, chat about feelings that might be hanging around for a little too long, talk about some of your goals and the road blocks that are standing in your way. A time where you have the microphone and the ears who are listening, will show dignity and understanding to your words and will not judge based on their own beliefs.
Well, that moment has come. Mental Rescue Society wants to start teaching willing participants how to communicate more effectively. One of the hardest skills out there that a majority of people think they do well is "Listening". We want to show that listening is more than a head nod and a response full of advice. We want to put people in a position where active listening is rewarded and open communication is trusted.
Mental Rescue's "Walky Talky" is born. We bring to you once a month a place and time where you get the opportunity to learn how to truly listen, and feel comfortable talking about the things that really matter. We embrace the outdoors with a 5km walk through one of Edmonton's hidden gem trails. This walk will bring in elements to help improve our physical well-being, social well-being and definitely our emotional well-being. It's essential to maintain all three to have a positive mental health.
We encourage you to join us for our Walky Talky Event, September 13 at 7:00pm. You can bring a friend or family member if you choose and the price for admission is FREE! We will have a date and time set for each month where you can register and join us for this rewarding journey. Come out meet new friends or at least find support in a new way that will change how you feel about tomorrow.
Details about this event can be found at the link below: