Grief because this world is a fucked up place

Two weeks ago I had to struggle with acknowledging the state of the world in which I live. This was a significant trigger and I went directly into an emotional burnout.  I know that therapy helps but I think I signed up for something I was unaware of. My impression was that speaking about the … Continue reading Grief because this world is a fucked up place

Emotional numbness

I want to start this article by giving a link with more details as I am not specialized in mental health. https://www.healthline.com/health/feeling-numb#treatment I wrote an article about how sometimes I feel empty and it is not a good emptiness, it is like black clay that swallows you. I got so obsessed with this feeling that … Continue reading Emotional numbness

Can you look at yourself long enough to make a self-portrait?

Today I realized that you will be able to draw your portrait when you are well enough to look at yourself. I always wanted to start making self-portraits but I never knew why I wasn't finding time to start. Now I realized that I was not well enough to look at myself, deep into my … Continue reading Can you look at yourself long enough to make a self-portrait?

The problem with daily writing

I started writing daily almost 3 years ago and I kept doing that until 4 days ago. As I mentioned before, I used to write morning pages as part of my healing journey. I was quite happy with this until my therapist mentioned that it might be a compulsive action, as I was doing this … Continue reading The problem with daily writing