4 Important Reasons Why I Don’t Go to Therapy Anymore

4 Important Reasons Why I Don't Go to Therapy Anymore

CONTENT WARNING: This post mentions self-harm and suicide.

Don’t get me wrong. I know I need therapy. In fact, I want to go to therapy. I think therapy is awesome

Every single person can benefit from it, because therapy isn’t just for people who are mentally ill. Everyone goes through things that they a hard time coping with. People should always find new ways to grow and improve themselves.

I wish I could go to therapy. It’s just so hard for me. Here are 4 unfortunate reasons why I no longer go to therapy anymore:

Why I Completely Stopped Apologizing for My Mental Illnesses

Why I Completely Stopped Apologizing for My Mental Illnesses

CONTENT WARNING: This post mentions self-harm and suicide.

There’s still an incredible amount of stigma and misconceptions regarding all types of mental illnesses. Every mental illness is difficult, and it should never be a competition for who has is it worse.

It took me a very long time to get the point where I understood and accepted my mental illnesses. I’m still on the road to recovery, but I’m growing and learning about myself every day.

Here are my top 3 reasons why I chose to completely stop apologizing for my mental illnesses:

30 Healthy Alternatives for When You Want to Self-Harm

30 Healthy Alternatives for When You Want to Self-Harm

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It’s been an incredibly hard battle, but I recently celebrated my 9 month anniversary of being self-harm free. I never thought that I would make it this far. Most days, I’m still shocked that I have.

Self-harm can easily become an addiction before you even realize what’s happening. From my experience, it’s an incredibly difficult addiction to beat. If I could go back to my 14 year old self, I never would’ve started in the first place.

And throughout my years of battling with self-harm, here are 30 healthier alternatives I turn to when the urge is strong.

6 Things I Accomplish Every Day Despite My Depression

6 Things I Accomplish Every Day Despite My Depression

CONTENT WARNING: This post mentions self-harm and suicide.

Because there are so many different levels and severities of depression, everyone goes through their depression differently. Some people have high-functioning depression. Others can’t even get out of bed.

But one thing is for certain, depression is not a fun, trendy thing to have. It tries to destroy every part of you from the inside out. It’s hard to do even the most simplest things.

Here are 6 things I accomplish every day, despite having my depression:

My Top 8 Incredibly Annoying Mental Health Pet Peeves

My Top 8 Incredibly Annoying Mental Health Pet Peeves

CONTENT WARNING: This post mentions self-harm and suicide.

There is so much stigma surrounding mental health and mental illnesses. Every single day I hear or see a new thing mentioning it. It’s like I can never escape.

I’m the type of person who can’t unsee things. I can’t un-know something I once I learn it. Once I became a mental health advocate, I could never stop being a mental health advocate.

Here are my top 8 incredibly annoying mental health pet peeves: