How Does it Feel?

How Does it Feel?

I had my first therapy session today. This is something that I’ve wanted to do for years and it feels really good to finally be able to do this for myself. I feel like theres such a negative view of therapy and mental health in the world. Mental health is so important. The mind is a very powerful thing and it fuels so much within us. I feel like its a topic that is often unacceptable, overlooked and very easily dismissed. When I think about feelings and emotions, I think about how these are things we cannot really help or control at times. Sometimes when our emotions get the best of us we can’t even control our actions or our reactions. Sometimes we loose control and our mind starts affecting our body and spirt and frankly thats life, everybody has been through it.

I’m learning in life that you really have no idea what other people have been through or what they’re currently going through. It is so easy to wake up in the morning and put on the fakest smile to get through the day, because at the end of the day you know you have to do what you have to do survive. Some people don’t realize that everyones limits are different and sometimes you stop finding that inner strength that used to drive you, or your coping methods just aren’t working anymore, and things that happened in your childhood are finally starting to affect your adult life. It can get overwhelming enough to where theres nothing else to do but help yourself. I just don’t see why the idea of it all is so frowned upon.

After opening up about my situation and really seeing how supportive my family, my friends and my readers have been, I just want to say that if you need to help you should absolutely do that. Having a professional who is honest, unbiased, non-judgmental; who just listens to you vent and hears whats in between the lines of what you are really trying to express was the most freeing experience.

They do not react in emotion so you are able to get your point across at your own pace, without interruption of opinion or backlash. They don’t say things like, “don’t feel that way,” or “you shouldn’t feel that way” or you’re so this or that for feeling that way.” I wish I would’ve done this years ago, because you cannot help how you feel at times, and that’s the point. They help you get to the source of whats driving your deepest feelings or why you feel so deeply and intensely about a life event or situation.

So how does it feel you ask? I feel great! I’m all about healing so I think everyone should try it. My cousin told me today to do what’s best for you, when it comes to therapy trust the process and don’t rush the process. Trust it, don’t rush it. Thanks Liz, I like it. Good words to live by 💋.

-Reminissy

4 thoughts on “How Does it Feel?

  1. There were times in my life that I’ve also reached out to a therapist and it did help me figure things out. But it has to be the right type of therapist, one that you feel comfortable with too. Just like finding the right doctor, it helps to do some research, get referrals, etc. It’s just nice to be able to talk to someone that isn’t there to judge you. I’m a believer and support any process that helps us to feel better about ourselves and sticky situations! Thank you for sharing your experience.

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    1. Hey girl, yes your absolutely right that you have to find the right therapist for you so that you feel the most comfortable. I know some people go through experiences where this type of treatment doesn’t work for them or they need other methods to cope or it’s hard just for them to open up to people in general. You just have to find what works best for you ❤️

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  2. Yay! Amazing honestly girl. I’ve also loved going to a professional to get their unbiased, honest and non-judgmental ear for listening. Thank you for being vulnerable and your true self within your posts. It’s truly inspiring!

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