Tag: Depression

Stop Wasting Your Time Trying to Relax

Stop Wasting Your Time Trying to Relax

I am so over the idea that the only way to calm down andRegulate my nervous system is withRelaxation activities. When all I really need …

You don't have to inhale to get high.

You Don’t Have to Inhale to Get High

How to Manage Your Anxiety without Weed No, you don’t have to inhale get high. And I’m not talking about marijuana. I’m talking about getting …

Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, surrounded by assholes, written next to king of clubs playing card

Before You Diagnose Yourself

Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, surrounded by assholes. Notorious d.e.b. @debihope

I Hate the Phrase-What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger
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I Hate the Phrase, What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger

I hate the phrase “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” I know, hate is a strong word. But when people say, “what doesn’t kill …

Shaming Will Never Help You--or Anyone You Love--Get Better

Shaming Will Never Help You–or Anyone You Love–Get Better

  I thought it was pretty well universally known that shaming will never help you, or anyone you love, get better. At anything. But man, …

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Insomnia and it’s Relationship to Your Mental Health

INSOMNIA – IS IT MENTAL OR PHYSICAL? It probably comes as no surprise to you that insomnia can be related to your mental health. But, …

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Therapy Process

We Are Story-Making Machines

Why Revisiting Your History in Therapy Makes Your Life Better Today Sometimes it’s hard to understand the point of revisiting your history in therapy. I …

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Bioenergetic Exercise Class – Building Elan

So, what if I were to tell you that there’s an exercise class designed to improve your emotional life and your relationships? Well, there is …

Leah Benson Therapy video answering questions about medication.

Should I Take Medication?

I want to address a couple of questions I often get regarding medications. The first question is, “Do I need to take medication?” The second …

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A Trick for How to Soothe Yourself When No One is Around to Help

Remember A Good Moment and Hold it Close To Your Heart When bad stuff is happening in your world, it’s good to have something positive …


Emotional Utopia Book by Leah Benson, Tampa Licensed Psychotherapist
Emotional Utopia Book by Leah Benson, Tampa Licensed Psychotherapist


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