Category Archives for "Online Therapy"
I bet you think you have a lot of journals, huh?
Well, my journal collection could probably fill the New York Public Library.
And if you’re anything like me then you might be wondering what in the world can I do with all of these journals and notebooks (besides wondering, why the heck did I buy all of these things lol).
Fortunately, there are tons of creative ways you can use your journals and notebooks.
But some of the best ways to use them is to boost your mental health.
There is something so therapeutic about blank pieces of paper bound together with wire.
And today we are going to talk about 9 creative ways you can tap into the therapeutic power of the journal.Continue reading
A bad break-up.
A sick child.
Medical bills piling up with no idea of how you’re going to pay for it.
The truth is there are so many potential anxiety triggers that it can be hard to slow down long enough to identify what in the world is causing those knots to tighten in your stomach.
I know everyone experiences anxiety from time to time.
There are unexpected circumstances that come up in life that leave us feeling more worried, scared, or anxious than usual.
Experiencing anxiety every now and then is normal.
But I’m talking about the kind of anxiety that hovers over you to the point where you can’t enjoy activities that you used to love.
The kind of anxiety that debilitates you.
If that’s the kind of anxiety you have and you want to know what might be triggering your anxiety then please stick around.
Because identifying what triggers your anxiety can help you stop an anxiety attack from happening in the future.
So let’s dive right in so you can start to get the help you need.
Plus, I have free digital and printable anxiety triggers checklist that I want to give you free of charge which I will tell you more about later!
And the digital version has spaces for you to journal your feelings which will talk also talk more about later.Continue reading
With everything going on in the world, it is not surprising that you would be searching for ways to calm anxiety from the comfort of your own home.
That’s why I am going to share with you 13 different ways you can find relief from your anxious and intrusive thoughts without ever leaving your house.
These are coping techniques that have worked for me when I’ve dealt with anxiety.
Here is what we will cover is very simple:
Let’s get started!Continue reading
Should I try online therapy is the same question I asked myself over 10 years ago when I was suffering from depression and anxiety.
I knew I needed help escaping the dark prison that was my brain but the thought of talking to someone face to face was not an option for me at that time.
This may be the same situation you see yourself in at the moment and so I’m going to tell you upfront:
Yes, you should get online therapy and in today’s post, I’m going to tell you why and where you can get it.
This is what we’ll cover:
Have you ever lived with something so long that you begin to think it’s normal?
Then you get a clue and you’re like wait I’m not meant to live like this!
I had that realization this week about anxiety.
Although I’ve overcome depression completely and given anxiety more than a few punches, I still am not completely free and I’m guessing you’re not either.
I guess I thought hey as long as my anxiety isn’t paralyzing like it was before then it’s ok to have some anxiety.
But why though?
The goal should be to beat anxiety in the face and win the fight, not settle for being less anxious.
There’s a reason why Jesus said don’t worry over and over again.
He doesn’t want us to use precious brain cells and time worrying when we could be praying to the Father and getting real results.
So in today’s post, I’m going to talk about some anxiety-reducing activities and tips to start beating stress for good.
These are some of the ways that I’ve used to help me at least get a strong grip on anxiety.
But first I’m going to tell you HOW to use these tips because that’s equally as important.
Online therapy is a tool that I give major credit to in my mental health journey.
I promise you, I would not be writing this blog post without having done online counseling many years ago.
I was too depressed and anxious to actually start a blog and too self-conscious to put myself out there.
Truth is having a healthy body but an unhealthy mind, so to speak, just won’t cut it y’all.
I’m nowhere close to where I want to be physically, financially, mentally, or spiritually.
But I do understand fully that all of these aspects work together to create the healthiest person possible.
Your mind is a big component of why you do what you do.
If you feel like everything is a huge struggle and you haven’t tried online counseling yet then I’m going to share with you 3 true benefits that online therapy has vs traditional therapy and which site helped me the most.
Please stay tuned because I really want you to move the needle from where you are now towards where you want to be.
Change is possible with online therapy and I’m going to show you just a glimpse of how it can help you!Continue reading