Share This entry isn’t a blatant call to action to see a therapist, but I do want to talk about the good that can come from sharing our feelings with trusted, safe people in our lives. We often use the term catharsis to describe the benefits from exposing the feelings related to a great trauma, […]
It can be difficult to find a balance between being plugged in and engaged in the world around us and overwhelmed by the world around us. Some of us agonize over the state of things and carry around a toxic burden of unease that drains joy from our world. I’m not suggesting we adopt an […]
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The entire First World seems to be under the impression that the busier we are, the better we are. There’s a real devaluation of people who don’t have anything to do (wherever they are). Certainly there is great value in staying occupied. There’s always something that can be done, all the way from the mundane […]
Distress can become a way of life. It doesn’t take a pathological personality for this to happen. Worry and anxiety are valid responses to frightening situations. Our problem comes in when we start anticipating horrible things, and that habit controls us. Worry, anxiety, even agoraphobia have their roots in habits. Thank goodness habits can be […]