Is she still there? Is she still herself? What's wrong with her? Is she okay? How do you get through hard times? Do you cry? Do you binge-watch TV? Do you eat? There are so many ways to get through hard times. All counselors always talk about coping skills and good coping. Mine, was the … Continue reading Hard Times
Finding a counselor is one of the hardest things in my opinion, it's almost like finding your other half. Someone you can openly talk to without feeling any judgement, someone who understands you communication style and can reciprocate it, and someone who you just simply vibe with. You will never get the full benefits of … Continue reading the secret life of a #counselor
"If you put a lid on a boiling pot, eventually the contents will rise to the top and spill over. Human emotions are no different. If we push our feelings down and down and try to avoid them, eventually, they will explode out more fiercely than before." - Lindsay Dodgson Emotions are never set in … Continue reading emotional suppression to #eruption
I'm living my best life!! And I'm killing it!! Oh yes....here it comes, right on time. The spiral of realization. Damn, I'm kinda lonely in this city. This sucks, I guess I should go get some wine and just hang out by myself and listen to music, draw, paint, have a good time. There's no … Continue reading the process of realizing a drinking problem, part 3.
Remember when we were teenagers and our parents/caregivers would tell us "no", and we would throw a fit or sneak off and do it anyways? Remember when we would get upset with our parents for not having the right food in the house? (wtf was wrong with us) Remember when we would go to sleep … Continue reading stages of #adulting.
“To live, to TRULY live, we must be willing to RISK. To be nothing in order to find everything. To leap before we look.” Leaps of faith are terrifying. I read a quick story about an older sister trying to teach her younger sister how to dive into a pool. And at this same time, … Continue reading take that leap of #faith