The group was quite informal and allowed people to really chat with one another about what is going on and to give and receive support. What transpired is that people are learning to be more self-aware and able to put support in place to look after themselves. People have also found strength to ask for help and to say “no” to things which are not good for them. With a good understanding of how we relate to others, we can adjust our behavior so that we deal with them positively. By understanding what upsets us, we can improve our self-control. By understanding our weaknesses, we can learn how to manage them, and reach our goals despite them.
One of the great things about groups like this is that it is one of the few places in society where people from different backgrounds can all come together as one to support each other regardless of social/ethnicity differences.