I don't know how to hold my identity within myself. Instead, I draw it from others.
When you clean by junebugging, you pick an spot you want to clean, and keep bringing yourself back to that spot, no matter where you wander through the cleaning process.
Maladaptive daydreaming is when your daydreams go beyond an occasional distraction from boredom and turn into something that disrupts your life.
This is me. This is what mental health issues look like up close and personal.
This is an ultimate guide, a masterpost full of links regarding every aspect of therapy I could think of.
Even though survival mode is largely subconscious, there are still conscious things we can do to lessen its impact on our lives.
Even if your coping mechanisms aren't the healthiest or most Instagram-worthy, they are helping you survive this truly extraordinary and horrible time.
This is the story I needed to read when I was younger.
We need to find ways to cope with our present, and I think it's perfectly fine if to do that by escaping our present and looking to the future.
When I first heard of the term "highly sensitive person," I took the quiz developed by Dr. Elaine Aron and I actually scored fairly low. Still within bounds to be considered highly sensitive, but not by as much as I would have guessed. I assumed this meant I was simply less sensitive than I thought,… Continue reading Sensitivity is a Spectrum- Well, Actually Multiple Spectrums