Today we're talking about two types of acceptance: radical and everyday. What's the difference? Everyday acceptance is accepting the reality in front of us. We use everyday acceptance for the annoyances we encounter, such as dropping the half-gallon of milk in the grocery parking lot or getting beer spilled on your butt at a concert.… Continue reading When it’s all too much, you need to accept some things.
Category: tips from therapy
my perfectionistic mindset barriers to writing, posting, creating
It seems obvious and yet it wasn't obvious to me: my perfectionistic mindset barriers halt my progress as a content creator (and human) every single day. This post could be construed as a list of excuses but I prefer to frame it as a reflection. It's more like I'm explaining the outcomes of a self… Continue reading my perfectionistic mindset barriers to writing, posting, creating
Repressing emotions? Never heard of her.
That’s when I realized: I do not operate on autopilot. Ever. In fact I operate on the most manual of piloting, the learning-welding-and-engineering-in-order-to-physically-build-the-pieces-that’ll-make-up-the-plane-that-I’ll-drive type of piloting.
coping with criticism, esp. when you have OCPD
https://youtu.be/fyInYBFLNPo new video on same topic Having trouble receiving feedback or criticism is a human thing. We want to be praised and validated in our work. However, I am a person living with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD), and for me, receiving feedback is a total blow to my system: I’m down for the count, and… Continue reading coping with criticism, esp. when you have OCPD
all about OVERSHARING – have i said too much already? #healthyrelationships
https://youtu.be/qfwpxIBtcRY On today’s #mentalhealthmonday, today we're going to take a break from everything coronavirus / COVID-19, and we're going to talk about oversharing, specifically oversharing in new relationships (romantic, friend, workplace). This is a topic that I really just started digging into this past week after listening to this podcast episode about oversharing. Questions answered:… Continue reading all about OVERSHARING – have i said too much already? #healthyrelationships
VLOG #2: treatment update, saying bye to therapist & imposter syndrome
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwzBfpsjwx4 On today's #mentalhealthSATURDAY, I answer: - what is UP - what is IMPOSTER SYNDROME - what's something i should look for when therapist shopping? - my job WORRIES – OCPD and anxiety related - who is the villain in the incredibles - job expectations - more worrying – yes i did start my worry… Continue reading VLOG #2: treatment update, saying bye to therapist & imposter syndrome
FREE WORKSHEET DOWNLOAD! | Letting go of past-self comparison
past-self_comparison_worksheet-fillableDownload It's a fillable PDF so you can type right in it, or you can print it! _________ https://youtu.be/Yb4rrCaOIpc “I used to be so ____” | Letting go of our past selves | Past-self comparison Social comparison is just a thing. Everybody does it. And I think we’re told often to “not compare yourselves” and… Continue reading FREE WORKSHEET DOWNLOAD! | Letting go of past-self comparison
ACKNOWLEDGE tougher moments for yourself + others
I feel like before/during/after tougher moments – whatever those are to you – we tend to want to IGNORE and/or IMPROVE them. We may even be trained to choose one of these methods because we hear them SO often. In this post, I will define the IMPROVE and IGNORE methods, explain their consequences and introduce… Continue reading ACKNOWLEDGE tougher moments for yourself + others