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I Find Self Awareness To Be The Ultimate Therapy

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    Awareness Practice

    Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. -Jelaluddin Rumi Today, notice three of those barriers against love.
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    Daily Awareness Project.

    Don't forget to stop and smell them too!
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    Thank You Joe <3

    Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted. -Aldous Huxley Today, just notice the things you take for granted. Make a list. Say “thank you” for each of them.
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    Love until it hurts. ~Mother

    Teresa Assignment: Today, practice allowing your love to grow and expand. Love anyone or anything. Find the willingness to risk the growing pains.
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    Awareness Practice

    Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood. - Marie Curie Today, choose a fear and embrace it in conscious, compassionate awareness.
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    How beautiful a day can be

    when kindness touches it. - George Elliston Today, have a beautiful day.
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    Awareness Practice

    We read the world wrong and say that it deceives us. - Rabindranath Tagore Today, notice how often your disappointments are the result of false assumptions.
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    We are all here on earth to help others; what

    on earth the others are here for I don't know.- W. H. Auden Today, just enjoy all the help you can give others.
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    As you look at many people’s lives,

    you see that their suffering is in a way gratifying, for they are comfortable in it. They make their lives a living hell, but a familiar one. ~Ram Dass Assignment today, take a look at some of the familiar, comfortable hells that plague you.
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    The person who says it cannot be done should

    not interrupt the person doing it. - Chinese Proverb Today, decide what you will do for the love of doing it and do it.
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    You can search throughout the entire universe

    for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. -The Buddha Today, allow yourself to consider that you...
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    Related Experiences

    It started when I was 10 or 11. Things were going badly at home and I was struggling with undiagnosed depression and anxiety. I'd cut to relieve my anxiety and keep me calm, to...
    skinnylittlewrists skinnylittlewrists 16-17, F Mar 31

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    Yesterday was one of the manyyy times I cut and I keep telling myself that I have to stop, and therapy is not helping. My friends only threaten me saying they will leave me if I...
    gabiandmikayla gabiandmikayla 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    When I was young, I was bullied and verbally and mentally abused and used to get beaten up by (as shocking as this may sound) my grandmother and my aunt. I was almost set on fire...
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    April 16. Letting Things Happen. We do not have to work so hard at gaining our insights. Yes, we're learning that painful and disappointing things happen, often for a reason and a...
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    April 16. Letting Things Happen. We do not have to work so hard at gaining our insights. Yes, we're learning that painful and disappointing things happen, often for a reason and a...
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    Well, with all my cuts and diagnosis of Major Depressive Disorder, the Air Force recruiter said there's no way I'd be able to join the Air Force at all, let alone apply for the Air...
    BloodintheWater BloodintheWater 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    Microsoft Windows 7 might be availed in 32 and 64 bit variations; it offers excellent remote administration attribute for your enterprise firms and also facilitates an improved...
    softwarekeysale softwarekeysale 26-30 Apr 14

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    I have been battling depression for nine years now. Despite my efforts to hide my self injury, my parents eventually found out. It happened when I was at my friends house, figured...
    tayelizabeth tayelizabeth 16-17, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I really really want to start cutting again, but I cant because my boyfriend will blame him self or will tell my mom but I need it bad ive fallin back to it but I need it home can...
    innocentangel101 innocentangel101 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    Because I feel like I'm a pest wherever I am, a surplus to the group. Someone who happened to just be there, nonexistent to everyone around me or ignored cuz they feel disgust or...
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    For you (many, girls), who cut yourselves. Please remember that some of us love you, care about you. ----- Food for thought (an article from Psychology Today) ----- Sax on Sex...
    Karll Karll 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I recently self harmed, and I have lost a lot of blood. I promised my parents I wouldn't, they found out three weeks ago😒that I cut. Now I have to go to therapy, and I guess...
    flinm flinm 13-15, M Apr 10

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    All Things Run In Cycles - The Path Through The Darkness If there is one thing I have learned for certain it is that ALL things run in cycles. Funerals and weddings and...
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 6 days ago

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    I've been in therapy for more than half a year and it's seriously helped me so much. My psychiatrist and therapy have literally kept me from going over the deep end. Therapy gives...
    artificialheart artificialheart 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    I have been going to therapy since January. Now we are starting trauma therapy and I hate it. I have to detail everything over and over and over and it makes me sick and angry...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I can go from being in a rare good mood to hating myself again just by seeing my scars. It just makes me want to cut myself again. I stopped cutting on my arms and starting...
    anon1995 anon1995 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I'm 25 now and I've been cutting myself off and on since I was 9. The song pain by three days grace best sums it up. I'd rather feel pain than nothing at all. I have had a rough...
    dacraww dacraww 22-25, M Apr 9

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    Don't you ever ******* question why I cut. I don't have it perfect like you think, my family doesn't give a flying ****. The only time I feel something is when I'm cutting my skin...
    BloodintheWater BloodintheWater 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    April 17. Taking Care of Ourselves. We often refer to recovery from codependency and adult child issues as self-care. Self-care is not, as some may think, a spin off of the Me...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    Contrary to what we have been taught through history and bibles, I believe we can be self-sufficient and don't need to be married or co-depend on another being to survive. People...
    Close2You Close2You 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    A little less than a year ago my friend dragged me to frisbee practice and since then I've been an ultimate fan 👍
    cgroen cgroen 13-15, F Mar 26

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    I def need therapy my bf doesn't have the patience to sit and hear me talk about my past
    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F Apr 1

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    Hi There. For those of you who have had Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) did you disclose this to significant others? I'm getting to know someone I am very interested in, and I...
    BassetMom2014 BassetMom2014 26-30 Apr 1

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    April 5. Detaching in Love. Detachment is a key to recovery from codependency. It strengthens our healthy relationships - the ones that we want to grow and flourish. It benefits...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Apr 5

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    April 5. Detaching in Love. Detachment is a key to recovery from codependency. It strengthens our healthy relationships - the ones that we want to grow and flourish. It benefits...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Apr 5

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    Well, I have decided that my soul is destined for solitude... 33 years I've survived. I don't wish to dishearten all you searchers, but what does the fact that you are searching...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 8

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    How long did it take you to find a therapist you were comfortable with? Any horror stories? I was always very painfully shy, and my mother took me to see a therapist when I was 12...
    bewareofpity bewareofpity 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    Where do I begin. This whole story being my life is quite a long loopy one, and if anybody has the energy to read this and respond, I thank you - in return I will just cut to the...
    spiderchris spiderchris 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    This is the first time I've ever told anybody (outside of my immediate family) that I go to therapy, because of depression. But hey, none of you know me so I'm good. But I hide it...
    teejayy23 teejayy23 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    If you have read my other experiences, this may be kind of obvious lol Ya, I am in therapy. Have been undergoing intensive trauma and attachment work for the last few years. It's...
    dreshany dreshany 36-40, F 16 hrs ago

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    April 7. Those Old Time Feelings. "I still have bad days. But that's okay. I used to have bad years." —Anonymous Sometimes, the old feelings creep back in. We may feel fearful...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Apr 7

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    April 7. Those Old Time Feelings. "I still have bad days. But that's okay. I used to have bad years." —Anonymous Sometimes, the old feelings creep back in. We may feel fearful...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Apr 7

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    my self esteem is so low and I can't find out why I'm like this. I pick out every single little flaw I can find, and I'm so brainwashed that everyone else around me notices...
    megtayl0rr megtayl0rr 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    I believe that without selfishness world can become a better place. That includes the corruption and stuffs like that. Don't act like you own things that you really don't. Don't...
    yuichie yuichie 13-15, F a week ago

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    Spring time is always so hard for me. Not as bad this year as others - thankfully - but this time of year I get very quiet, sullen and all I want to do is disappear. I start to...
    salacioustoastlicker salacioustoastlicker 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 28

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    I self harm. Ill admit it. No I wasn't raped (that is sad though. If that has happened to you I'm sorry) No I'm not bullied or abused. I'm not writing this to get sympathy. I just...
    blackbird96 blackbird96 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    People often say "you can't prove God is real" and the people who say this are often of the opinion that if something is true then it is of this universe. In other words they think...
    T4RD15 T4RD15 26-30 Apr 6

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    I have never had much self confidence cos I been bullyed my hole life but now it that bad that I want go out the house/my room in less am taking my dog out for a walk or going to...
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    April 11. Financial Goals. Taking responsibility for our financial affairs will improve our self-esteem and lessen anxiety. Each of us, today, has a present set of financial...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Apr 11

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    April 11. Financial Goals. Taking responsibility for our financial affairs will improve our self-esteem and lessen anxiety. Each of us, today, has a present set of financial...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Apr 11

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