Realizing you’re not alone in your struggle

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When I’m upset I hermit. A lot of us do that. We obsess over our own issues and build them up to be these mountains that we have to climb, and we feel we have to climb them alone. We become haunted by the things that stress us out and isolate ourselves from the people around us because we don’t think they could understand what we’re going through — the very unique burden that we carry — or we don’t want to put that weight on them. They’re fine. They’re happy. Our issues are not relatable. We are the very first to ever experience struggle.

No one? Just me?

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It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

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The sunken place is real. For me, it looks a lot like paradise but in slow motion. It’s drenched in a cold color palette like in Ozark but with palm trees swaying in the background as if stuck in molasses. I can’t say definitively that I’ve been here before.

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Knowing When You Need Time to Take Some Time

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Recognize these signs. Acknowledge your thoughts. Now feel the weight of your emotions. Your feelings are valid and they need your attention. Don’t push them away. Or else they will certainly stay. It’s time to take the time to heal.

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The App Bringing Therapy to Your Fingertips & Why It’s So Necessary

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Annual doctor visits are encouraged as a preventative measure against illness. We go to the doctors to make sure everything is fine. On the off-chance that something is wrong, we address it. We fix what’s broken. Thoroughly. Choosing a procedure that matches the scale of the break. We don’t put a band-aid on a fractured arm. We reset the bones. We put it in a cast and let it heal. We’re patient. Why aren’t we that way with our minds?

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