…and why you should start like, yesterday. You’ve been thinking about seeing a therapist for a while. You’ve perused a few online profiles. Maybe you’ve even talked to a friend about their counselor. You know that you should see a therapist. …buuuuut, you haven’t contacted anyone yet. You consider it, then look at Twitter orContinue reading “Why you Haven’t Started Therapy yet”
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Perfectionism and Procrastination
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”
Should I see a grief counselor?
Many people struggle with deciding whether or not to see a grief counselor. Crying, wanting to isolate and stay in bed, feeling depressed, and feelings of guilt and remorse are all common reactions when someone is grieving a loss. There is a lot of overlap of these reactions with symptoms of depression. It’s common andContinue reading “Should I see a grief counselor?”
Self-Compassion Heals Depression
Depression infiltrates your thoughts like a virus of the mind. You might realize on one level that your depressed thoughts are illogical or extreme… but they feel so true. My life is going nowhere. I’m a failure. What’s the point in anything? Depression also takes over your emotions. You may feel overwhelmed, sad, stuck, regretful,Continue reading “Self-Compassion Heals Depression”