If you made it through the last year but didn’t have much fun, and that’s the worst you can say, looking back, then it was a good year.
Like many creative people, I sometimes get bored with my “art” and have to take a break. Stepping back can be a great way to unblock your creativity. I just did this…
It’s understandable to feel this way, given the scarcity of vaccine and how scary this pandemic is.
A lot of people are making a fresh start and many not by their own choice. But newness brings with it a sense of excitement and perhaps some joy. A lot was lost, but we can regrow.
It’s important to keep affirming and reminding yourself that you will survive another year of this pandemic.
All my research and experience has led me to one conclusion: without family, your life is going to be a lot harder and a lot less fulfilling. But you can create a good one yourself
These are little things, baby steps, but if you take them one day at a time, they can add up to helping you just feel a little bit better. Maybe a lot.
Located somewhere between sadness (when your life isn’t going the way you want it to) and depression (when you can’t get out of bed) is the pit of anhedonia.
Learning how to develop emotional balance and having some techniques that you can use for yourself when your therapist is out of town is very beneficial.
Lies are always uncovered. Eventually. That may not help you right now, but it is something to hold on to. Lies only hurt, let’s remember that.