As the consumer culture exerts a growing influence, considerable attention has been paid recently to achieving ‘happiness’ and improving mental health via psychological therapies. But is it the case that individuals have ‘something the matter’ with them or more that society is failing to offer a sense of belonging? This paper considers whether it may be helpful to try rebuilding a sense of community and spirituality in people's everyday lives.
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