Practicing Imperfection

My perfectionism was a topic that came up in therapy today – in a much more serious manner than this, with discussion of the trouble it causes in my life and the underlying causes – however, I came away wanting to practice intentional imperfectionism. So here I just let myself get carried away with this… Continue reading Practicing Imperfection

The Overwhelming Storm of Mental Illness

Thinking of what my psychologist today described as the constant battle within myself, trying to represent how impossible and terrifying this is – like being trapped in a tornado, pushed and pulled in different, but seemingly equally distressing, directions by these fierce forces.

“It must be a battle for you to exist moment to moment, not just hour to hour” – Psychologist

My reaction to today’s therapy is, right now, simply ‘woah’. The title statement kind of blew me away; I think she ‘gets’ me. We’re still not down to the nitty gritty (of course, we’re only 3 sessions in to an extended assessment) and we didn’t even get to the things I wrote about yesterday, but… Continue reading “It must be a battle for you to exist moment to moment, not just hour to hour” – Psychologist