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…
Its not uncommon that a child will drag their feet or even straight up refuse to go to therapy. In my experience I have found that this is typically due to two things : A misunderstanding of their rights to confidentiality. A misunderstanding of what therapy is like. A child’s understanding of the counseling process…
Toxic positivity is the belief that no matter how awful or difficult a situation is, people should maintain a positive mindset.
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.
Keeping busy can feel comforting after a traumatic event, but it can also leave you feeling stuck and exhausted
Can anxiety be a good thing? Short answer- yes. We often hear about the negative aspects of anxiety, many individuals with anxiety describe it as a feeling of nervousness and dread that can be distracting at best and all-consuming at worst. Anxiety is typically experienced on many levels, affecting your emotions, physical body, and thought…
Are you suffering from a hidden anxiety disorder? Online therapy or in person therapy can help you discover the roots of high functioning anxiety and find joy.
EMDR is an effect method for eliminating symptoms of trauma and distressing memories and help you to live free of distress and anxiety. This post explains EMDR in simple terms for those not understanding what it is.