Depression is certainly treatable, but it’s not curable.
If you get therapy, don’t just say you have an “appointment.” Be straightforward and say you’re going to see your therapist.
If they want to hold their issues up like a shield that permits them to forget their compassion, their capacity for human decency – you need to go.
Establish a routine and stick to it. Routines can bring so much comfort and grounding in times of life that feel chaotic or out of control.
I asked a woman with Anorexia Nervosa, how do you do it?
I need a mental health specialist to help me recover from trying to find a mental health specialist.
If they understood that I’m not pathetic or making things up, that I’m not faking it or exaggerating things, then it would be easier.
We are living in a generation that is obsessed with finding happiness. The self-help industry is larger than ever, with people searching for more meaning and a better quality of life.
I had been fighting medication because I thought it would change me. I did not understand that my illness had already changed me.
We are warehousing mental illness, criminalizing trauma, and punishing poverty.