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re: How I Cope: The only thing that's ever helped me while I'm in a spiral, is admitting that I'm in a spiral. Because the moment I can identify the ...
 

Oh yeah, and I can't believe I forgot to mention therapy. I think everyone needs therapy, even if you're 'not dealing with anything'!!

 

Sadly, there's entire sectors of the economy where, if you seek therapy or get prescribed chemical-assistance, it can cost you your job.

 

I think everyone needs therapy, even if you're 'not dealing with anything'

I'm clapping and standing, standing and clapping.

Sometimes I think how lucky one has to be to grow up without any issues at all. You didn't choose when, where and from whom you were brought into this world. You didn't choose any of your relatives. It's a miracle if you grow up unscathed :D I see so many petty problems in my family alone that could be easily solved with a bit of honesty and sometimes therapy.

I'm not sure about the US but in Italy I have yet to see a single politician talking seriously about mental health and putting it in their agenda.

Yes curing cancer is so damn important but also having functional and mentally healthy citizens that are going to be around for 80+ years :D

 

Therapy = Coaching in my mind. The fact that we even think about our thoughts is something that sets us apart. Accepting coaching from someone outside our own heads is a great way to familiarize ourselves with our thinking patterns, destructive and otherwise.

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