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15 Golden Pieces Of Advice People Got From Their Therapists This Year | HuffPost | 24 Dec 2020

HuffPost spoke with several people about the best advice they learned from their therapists in 2020, and how these discussions changed their outlooks:

  • Thoughts are not facts
  • Be gentle with yourself
  • You don’t need to carry all the burdens
  • We cannot control other people’s thoughts
  • Sit with grief and allow yourself to feel it
  • Stop trying to be fine, and instead start being real
  • Take care of yourself first
  • Nurture and love yourself in the ways you weren’t as a child
  • There’s never a perfect moment to have hard conversations
  • You do not need to stress yourself over waiting for perfection
  • Passion + competence = self-confidence
  • It’s healthy to set boundaries with others as you learn to find your voice
  • Be helpful with your words
  • Even if you’re not the smartest person in the room, your voice still matters
  • You know your body and mind better than anyone
  • Celebrate when you’ve had a breakthrough in therapy
  • Give yourself the empathy you freely give to others


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