So You Can’t Afford Therapy

This is written from an American’s perspective. If you live somewhere with universal healthcare, I’d love to hear your take on things. There’s no denying that starting therapy is a daunting task, and if you’re tight on cash or are one of the millions who lost health insurance this year, taking care of your mentalContinue reading “So You Can’t Afford Therapy”

Depression – Part 1

Content Warning: depression, suicide, Covid-19, general 2020 unpleasantness. Depression comes in many shapes and sizes, and all are equally valid. Just because one person’s depression only comes on during winter months doesn’t mean they suffer less than someone who has it year-round. I know one thing I struggle with is comparing scars — meaning: “IContinue reading “Depression – Part 1”

Therapy

Therapy has been so instrumental in how I’ve come to understand who and why I am — in fact, I almost titled this blog “What I Learned In Therapy”, because that’s most of what’s here. However, if you don’t know where to begin, starting therapy can be really daunting. How do you even find aContinue reading “Therapy”

A Summary of PTSD

Content warning: emotional abuse, sexual assault/rape, mentions of self-harm. This isn’t going to be too in-depth as I intend to write more on the subject, but I wanted to go over some facts about PTSD, dispel some common myths I hear, and explain some things from a personal side of the matter. What Is PTSD?Continue reading “A Summary of PTSD”