Why You Should Go to Therapy – Even If You Don’t Think You Need It

I get it, you saw the title and either thought, “yes! I agree!” or “don’t tell me what I need. You don’t know.” Or maybe you had a reaction that included both sentiments. Either way, I’m here to tell you that you do, in fact, need to go to therapy. First, though, let’s talk about…

Stopping the (News) Cycle

I suffer from anxiety attacks. Typically, they hit me in the middle of the night while I'm sleeping. One minute I'm blissfully unaware of the world around me and then the next thing I know, I'm in the bathroom believing the world is crashing around me. Suddenly everything is an emergency. Everything is important; everything…

The Importance of Dissent

First off, let’s just get it out there that dissent is a beautiful thing. Regardless of where you’re at, whether it’s the playground or corporate America, dissent provides an amazing opportunity to learn more about those around you and attempt to understand their perspective. As with most things, dissent is also most effective when used…

It Wasn’t Curiosity That Killed the Cat… It Was Me

Hello, my name is Breezy and I’m an ESTJ. For those of you that are new to the group, yes, Breezy is my real name. You’d think by now I’d stop getting asked, but you I don’t. Out of all the weird/different/strange names out there, it is my name that still makes adults in a…

Coping with the Aftermath of an Emotional Trigger

Have you ever had one of those moments where something completely innocuous is the trigger for a release of emotions that you had no idea were stored in your body? Whether it be a movie, a story you’ve over heard, or just a situation you witnessed, afterwards you find yourself feeling just a little off.…

Dear Toddler (aka Ruler of My Sanity), Man, we had a good thing going! You were a strong sleeper, you listened and followed directions, and you loved running around. Suddenly, though, I’m starting to feel as if I missed the memo where you told me you were no longer interested in doing those things. Perhaps…