A couple of nights ago, Blaine and I sat down together to watch something via Netflix. As per usual, we scrolled aimlessly through quite a few titles, trying to determine what to watch, when all of a sudden, Blaine turned to me and asked me if I was familiar with Jonah Hill’s newest movie, to … More Have you seen ‘Stutz’?
I’m a smoker. When I say I’m a smoker, I’m making reference to the fact that I smoke cigarettes, but I also smoke marijuana, so I guess I can classify myself as a dual smoker. Those are the only two forms of smoking I participate in, just to clarify, in case anyone associates the term … More Hypnotism 101
If you’re someone who experiences anxiety, you’re more than likely familiar with just how frustrating and further debilitating it can be. I can’t speak on behalf of everyone who has this type of mental illness, but personally, I find some days to be worse than others, and the same goes for triggering situations – some … More Does anxiety ever go away?
When I initially discovered that I would participating in group therapy for my anxiety, I wasn’t entirely sure what to think. I’ve undergone therapy in the past in several different manners. All of the therapy I’ve been subjected to up until group was one-on-one, and honestly, I figured this style was the only effective way … More Is group therapy for you?
It’s probable that when you hear the term ‘anxiety,’ you automatically associate it with a negative connotation. Likely because we have been socially conditioned to acknowledge anxiety as a mental illness, a burden, and one that requires correction. As someone who deals with anxiety on a daily basis, I can understand why the condition is … More Embracing Anxiety
As I mentioned on here a while ago, I have started seeing a therapist in hopes of getting a handle on my anxiety and minor depression. My anxiety is moderate to severe, whereas my depression is mild, only flaring up from time to time. I saw my therapist last week, and I found it to … More Embracing discomfort
I started seeing a counsellor for my anxiety about a month ago. I was unsure of what to expect before I went in for my first session, but I’m definitely beginning to get more out of the sessions each time I go. The last time I saw my counsellor, she expressed the importance of work-life … More The importance of work-life balance
Therapy and/or counselling can be thoroughly beneficial for individuals in a variety of contexts. Whether professional help in these regards is sought for mental illness treatment, relationship conflicts, or simply to speak freely with an unbiased person, therapy and counselling are generally a great help to those who make use of them. I have noticed … More A Societal Acceptance of Therapy and Counselling