I strongly believe that everyone needs downtime every now and then. In fact, my counselor advises to take “me time” after a really long day, stressful experience, or during any of those outbursts of anxiety. It helps to ease the mind and distract me. My issue now is that I’m flirting with that fine line… Continue reading Permanent-Mindlessness-Distraction?
This time last year I was curled on the couch, four days since my last shower, pills in hands reach, with nothing more than suicidal ideations that were strong enough to zone out the tv volume of four, Family Guy. I wouldn’t get the “correct” medication until May tenth. Leaving approximately 126 days of sorrow… Continue reading 2017 Reflections
IFS: Worthy vs. Perfection
If you’ve read my blog titled Internal Family Systems then you’ll know that I’ve done a lot of work growing my self-worth leading me towards a Self driven life. Yesterday in therapy, we started talking about my job and the issues I have with my boss not holding others accountable when I escalate issues to him. Now… Continue reading IFS: Worthy vs. Perfection
Internal Family Systems
Is anyone out there familiar with IFS and the IFS language? In counseling tonight, I confirmed that my parts are trusting me more and more. They are working together and trust each other more consistently. The powerful thing is that I control my happiness now. I am able to have sensations, images, feelings, thoughts, and… Continue reading Internal Family Systems