Cognitive Dissonance — or, remind me who I am

I've been having this struggle lately (/slash/ not-so-lately) and I was thinking maybe you've been there too. Or maybe you'll be there someday. Or maybe you've seen someone who's been there. Or...whatever, the point is I asked myself, what's the best thing to do when I'm struggling a bit? explore, of course. sooo....shall we? [and [...]

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I’ve been cheating…

I’ve been cheating… Okay, that’s not the full story. What I mean is that I’ve been cheating you. Yeah yeah, I know, the title was a bit deceiving. But since you’re already here, might as well read on, no? si. Okay. Go ahead. So yes, I’ve been cheating you a bit. Let’s explore: So you [...]

“not everyone’s a therapists” — or how we listen

I think I forget this. often. Possible reasons why this occurs: I am surrounded by therapists-in-training, therapists, psychologists, and/or psychiatrists at least 50% of my waking hours (which is probably a grave underestimation); I have been either learning, observing, doing, or supervising therapy for the past 4 years of my life (again, probably an underguesstimation; [...]