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:

Growing Up With an Emotionally Unavailable Mom – Part One

Growing Up With an Emotionally Unavailable Mom - Part One

I’ve been holding in a lot of my thoughts and feelings for 23 years now. It’s time to release all the pain and anger I’ve been enduring my whole life.

Instead of making this post be 10,000 words long, I’m going to break this into a series. Who knows how many posts will be included, because I have such much to say.

If I can open up and help someone else cope with their pain, then it’s all worth it. Here’s part one of Growing Up With an Emotionally Unavailable Mom:

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.

An Open Letter Confronting My Anxiety For the First Time

An Open Letter Confronting My Anxiety For the First Time

CONTENT WARNING: This post mentions suicide.

Everyone experiences their anxiety at a very personal level. Anxiety comes in so many shapes and sizes, and it looks different to everybody.

My anxiety has been with me since I was a very small child. Instead of it getting better over the years, it only seems to be getting worse and worse.

Here’s an open letter to my anxiety, where I’m confronting it for the very first the time.