Our Own Brand of Therapy

So… to start… The definition of therapy is: treatment intended to relieve or heal [a disorder]. The “Disorder” part can be scrapped for all I care in that definition. Everyone can use therapy of some sort. Therapy with an actual therapist isn't for everyone; and for others it's the perfect remedy. I fought it for... Continue Reading →

Taking Care of Ourselves

Taking care of yourself isn't always the easiest path to take. You'd think it would be, right? Well, it isn't. You have doctors and therapists with appointments you need to go to, pills you have to swallow, triggers you have to avoid until you can hopefully find a way for them to no longer be... Continue Reading →

The War Room

The War Room My church has what we call The War Room. It is a place of prayer and solace. A place to take your troubles and triumphs to God. The first Wednesday I came to church during my latest mental health struggle I sat in the sanctuary. Last week I had to come on... Continue Reading →

Your Mental Health Team 

Okay, so everyone has doctors. At least one. Whether you see them simply for a yearly checkup or or several times a year- everyone has them. Your mental health team can consist of a therapist, psychiatrist, general practitioner, or some combo of the three. Mine consists of a psychiatrist and a therapist. There are a... Continue Reading →

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