Believe it or not, perfectionism and procrastination go together like peanut-butter and jelly. They seem like they’d be total opposites, right? We think of perfectionists as “type A,” organized people. Procrastinators seem like they’d be… well, relaxed. Type B, if you will. So why do perfectionists procrastinate? Perfectionists put a *lot* of pressure on themselvesContinue reading “Perfectionism and Procrastination”
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Should you try online counseling?
Online counseling. Online therapy. Telehealth. Teletherapy. Telecounseling. Technology-assisted therapy. All of these are synonyms for the same thing: Talking to a shrink on the internet. I’ll be honest, I was hesitant about online counseling myself, at first. No office? Not being able to sit in the same room, face to face? Wouldn’t that be weird?Continue reading “Should you try online counseling?”
What if someone I love might be suicidal?
Suicide prevention week has just come to a close. Many people have been touched by suicide, whether they or someone they know has had suicidal thoughts, an attempt, or completed suicide. In the U.S., 123 people on average complete suicide* every day (source). Some common warning signs of suicide include… Increased alcohol and drug useContinue reading “What if someone I love might be suicidal?”