Over the last decade, I have struggled with depression, anxiety, executive dysfunction, suicidal ideation, extreme sensitivity, and a deep-seated sense of self-loathing, and if you think I survived all that on my own, you are deeply mistaken.
There are lots of other reasons people (including me) struggle to be honest in therapy, and I tried to address some of them at the beginning of this article, but the majority of it is focused on advice for moving forward and being as honest as you can be.
The actual making of the thing is pretty simple, it's learning to pay attention to your moods, deciding which extra factors to track, and remembering to update it every single day that's the hard part.
CO-washing is conditioner only washing, where you cut out shampoo completely in order to protect your hair's natural oils. There are all kinds of benefits to reducing your shampoo usage, but the one that caught my eye is increased hair growth.
How to save money, how to spend money, how to make a budget to help actually accomplish those things—the whole shebang.
I’ve been working out consistently like this for 4 months now, and that’s absolutely huge for me. So how exactly did I turn things around? I found better reasons to go to the gym.
Unlike a romantic breakup, your relationship with your therapist is all about you, so if it isn’t working, you should explore other options.
The people who love us are not qualified therapists, so when we express thoughts that might not make sense to them, especially self-deprecating thoughts, they might brush them off or even get upset with us. If you go to therapy and feel like those thoughts are finally being heard and taken seriously, this can help in unimaginable ways.
I. Hate. Insurance. But I love my therapist.
The process can be intimidating. How do you even find a therapist? How in the world are you supposed to afford it? And once you’re in therapy, what do you talk about? Where should you sit? How do you know if it’s helping?