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Depression and mental illness are long associated with being sad and mentally ill people and those fighting mental disorders are judged by the misleading emotional states like happiness, which have nothing to do with the underlying disorder.
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There is a huge industry built on Happiness, ranging from Self-help Gurus to Yoga.
All data points south even after all this as people are getting sadder, not happier.
Many people believe therapy is something you need when you are not satisfied, happy or content with life.
Mental illnesses go far beyond being happy or sad, and many people that don't think they need therapy may, in fact, be in acute need of it.
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You don’t need to have a specific diagnosis to benefit from therapy.
Most of us have some aspects of our lives we would like to improve: relationships that are in need of some rehab or some habits or behaviors that we would like to shift or change.
BDD is a mental disorder where a person is preoccupied with an imagined or minor physical defect that others often cannot see.
As a result, people with BDD see themselves as "ugly" and often avoid social exposure. The preoccupation with the defect often leads to ritualisti...
Financial limitations shouldn’t prevent anyone from finding help.
Checking in with your insurance company, asking for sliding-scale or reduced fees, or enlisting the help of a psychologist in training are choices that could help you fit therapy into your budget.
And while some options...
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