Mental Health Chat

 



Focus instead of dissociate
On with weepingwillow
For those with social anxiety or anxiety in general, it can be hard to focus without dissociating. How do we try to control dissociation so that we can complete whatever thing we are working on?


OCD and fear of food contamination
On with weepingwillow
Fear of food contamination is a symptom of ocd that you do not hear about often, but it makes many parts of life more difficult. Preparing and eating food at others houses can be nearly impossible, and its hard to not feel like you are being rude and inconsiderate.


OCD and fear of food contamination
On with weepingwillow
Fear of food contamination is a symptom of ocd that you do not hear about often, but it makes many parts of life more difficult. Preparing and eating food at others houses can be nearly impossible, and its hard to not feel like you are being rude and inconsiderate.


agoraphobia and baby steps
On with weepingwillow
Agoraphobia can be hard to fight, what are some small wins you have experienced? Before you can get "all better" you have to open curtains, go to your mailbox, etc. Lets talk about baby steps that have been huge strides forward for you.


Emotional si triggers
On with weepingwillow
Which emotions seem to attack you?
Some triggers are emotional, some triggered by physical issues. This week lets talk about which emotions those are.


Combatting confusion due to symptoms
On with weepingwillow
Next week we will talk about confusion. Disorders, medication, and a variety of things can cause you to feel confused. How do we combat that?


Controlling anger
On with weepingwillow
Of course we are angry as abuse survivors, and with good reason. But how do you control that anger and make it work for you, or at least not against you?


How do I know if I'm making progress in t?
On with weepingwillow
It is really hard to tell if you are progressing in t, and so many people feel as though they are failing because they cannot tell. Do goals in t help you? Does it help to have your t point out progress? How do you know if you are actually stuck and not making progress so you can change it?


Handling intrusive thoughts
On with weepingwillow
Intrusive thoughts happen with many mh disorders so we will talk about handling them in real time and any ideas for getting rid of them.



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We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
~ Albert Einstein