Hope fatigue is the latest mental health challenge therapists are seeing Advice by Lesley Alderman, LCSW Lesley Alderman, LCSW, is a psychotherapist based in Brooklyn. One of my patients showed up at her virtual psychotherapy session last week looking tired. She had always been ambitious and concerned about injustice. During this session, she sighed whenContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: 8 ways to feel less anxious about things beyond your control.”
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Mental Health Mondays: Key Growth Areas for Anxiously Attached Individuals.
by Above the Middle (Joe Gibson) In a world where it would be great if we can all live securely in love, anxious and avoidant attachments ruin the fun. The two attachment styles, coined by John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth now plague 21st Century romance. It’s not uncommon to hear a friend talk about theirContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: Key Growth Areas for Anxiously Attached Individuals.”
Mental Health Mondays: Now for sale: Data on your mental health
by Drew Harwell Capitalizing on the pandemic explosion in telehealth and therapy apps that collect details of your mental health needs, data brokers are packaging that information for resale, a new study finds. There’s no law stopping them. One company advertised the names and home addresses of people with depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress or bipolarContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: Now for sale: Data on your mental health”
Mental Health Mondays: You Deserve Better Than These 13 Behaviors (Stop Accepting Them).
You can’t control how people act, but you can control what you tolerate. by James Michael Sama ermites are small, barely visible little creatures. By themselves, they’re relatively harmless and wouldn’t be much of a concern if you found one around the house. But, they’re not singular pests, and we all know that when theyContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: You Deserve Better Than These 13 Behaviors (Stop Accepting Them).”
Mental Health Mondays:
All Posts Love for the BPD May 6, 2022|#bpd, Love When you have BPD, love is complicated. I have learned that many people enjoy my intensity in a relationship, as I am fully attentive to those I am with. We have hard times connecting with others, so when we date it gives us a chanceContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays:”
Mental Health Mondays: High Functioning BPD
I ran into this article written by a different blogger (Imi Lo) and found it interesting. I thought I would pass it on. This is from Psychology Today. Posted November 2, 2020. I am not sure that it is something that can be healed, but she seems to think so. It would be interesting toContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: High Functioning BPD”
Mental Health Mondays: 9 Signs You’re Dating a Narcissist – and How to Get Out.
When you have BPD, it is easy to end up with a narcissist. They start off appearing to be the savior that we need. Individuals who have narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) believe they are superior and unique compared to others. Signs you could be dating an individual with NPD include the fact that they haveContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: 9 Signs You’re Dating a Narcissist – and How to Get Out.”
Mental Health Mondays: 6 Basic Rules to Follow if You Want to Avoid Being the Co-worker Everyone Dislikes.
Ugh, you know who I always feel bad for in any office? That co-worker who can make a room go silent just by walking in. OK, that’s an exaggeration. But you know the person I’m talking about: the awkward colleague no one wants to spend any more time around than necessary. What’s worse, he or she neverContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: 6 Basic Rules to Follow if You Want to Avoid Being the Co-worker Everyone Dislikes.”
Mental Health Mondays: The Best Things You Can Do For A Productive Morning.
Source: The Best Things You Can Do For A Productive Morning | by Lukas Schwekendiek | Jun, 2022 | Medium Photo: David MOA on Unsplash #bpd, #Productivity, #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder, #MentalHealth, #Work, #Office, #Anxiety, #SelfHelp, #BPDIsNoLongerMe, #Awareness
The Imperfect Match: Why Avoidant and Anxious People Attract Each Other
Hard Truths You Need To Hear. by Above the Middle/Medium One of the greatest ironies in romance is the attraction of avoidant and anxious individuals. The two couldn’t sit further apart in how they approach love and connection, yet they often match up. Why? I use to find it frustrating how my anxious tendencies oftenContinue reading “The Imperfect Match: Why Avoidant and Anxious People Attract Each Other”