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Let Me Reintroduce Myself!

Does the self you remember feel like you, or like a stranger? Do you seem to be remembering yesterday, or reading a novel about a fictional character? Those questions popped into my mind after reading Wynne Leon “About Page”, and … Continue reading

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Best Advice

My THERAPIST gave me one of the BEST pieces of advice, ever, which was “COMPARE”, and DESPAIR.” If you compare yourself to PEOPLE, you’re always going to feel this sense of EMPTINESS. — Ella Emhoff The Best piece of ADVICE … Continue reading

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According to Therapists: Looking for a Friend

Don’t pick a therapist because you like them as a person. Instead, choose a therapist based on their credentials, expertise, experience with certain issues you may be facing, and overall effectiveness. “Choosing a therapist you’d like to be friends with … Continue reading

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According to Therapists: Not Being Direct With Your Therapist

Your therapist is there for you. If something doesn’t make sense or feels off, be upfront and tell them. “You won’t hurt our feelings,” “You can say, ‘This isn’t working for me,’ ‘I need you to be more challenging,’ or, ‘I’d … Continue reading

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Healthy Realationship

You’ve been open about therapy being part of your life. Are you still working with a therapist? Yes. When you have trauma, eventually it needs to be reprocessed. What I’m working on with my therapist now is building up my … Continue reading

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