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.
I feel like I'm living a life well-lived, for the first time in a long time.
Surviving this crisis is enough.
I personally visit each of these sites regularly, and I've found them to be incredibly helpful.