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Finding your Therapist in a Haystack

Finding the right therapist for you is extremely important. This is a person that you will be spending dedicated, prolonged time with, speaking about subjects that are vulnerable. Therapy is most effective when you are able to establish trust and you can feel confident to bring anything to the table without judgement. Unfortunately, many people …

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Are you guilty of Toxic Positivity?

Toxic positivity is the belief that no matter how awful or difficult a situation is, people should maintain a positive mindset.

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Society’s idea of “self-care” is a load of crap.

Who’s sick of hearing the words “self care”

I think we have self care all wrong- self care should never be used as a tool to increase productivity.

Let me say it again for the people in the back : SELF CARE SHOULD NEVER BE USED AS A TOOL TO INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY!

I’m tired about hearing about not being able to “pour from an empty cup.” This suggests that we can’t be good mothers, wives, employees, supervisors etc. if we don’t take care of ourselves. But that mentality suggests that we need to care for ourselves only to continue to pour out onto everyone else. What if we actually cared for our wellbeing’s and did things that brought us joy because we DESERVE joy? Full stop. Yes- the people around us will reap the benefits of this- but that should be ONE of the benefits – NOT the whole point.

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One of my favorite things about what I do is SHARING what I do. I truly believe the stigma of mental health and therapy can only be reduced by the attention we give to talking about it and relating. Check out my social media for more content on mental health.

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