11 Important Mental Health Questions

Ask Kati Anything!1. How can I stop avoiding life? I’ve finished university and have been struggling ever since. It took me so long to finish my degree and I don't even like anything about it. I´m scared of starting to...2. Can you talk about the differences between panic attacks, anxiety attacks, meltdowns and just general overwhelm? I struggle to tell the difference and feel it might be easier to deal with...3. In a previous AKA, you mentioned giving yourself time once a week or so to just cry. But what if I can't? I've tried listening to sad music, watching sad videos or reading emotionally tugging stories. But later, I'll find myself bursting into tears...4. What can I do in and outside of therapy if I struggle with connecting? Sometimes I just feel out of touch with reality and out of touch with...5. Why do I struggle with not feeling sick enough because I’ve never had to be hospitalized for a...6. why would I find it hard to just share what's exactly in my mind with other people? I always feel like I can't find the 'right time' to talk about...7. I'm just wondering what counts as suicidal thoughts/ideation and when/if you should bring it up in therapy. I have thought about if I were to do it how would I do it, and ranking best to worst options. For example, taking pills, and the general idea of where I'd do it, but not figuring out how much of what...8. Is there anything I can do to switch off that desire in my head to ‘want’ to look very thin? I’m 8 months in recovery, and I have a naturally athletic build. I’m getting my personal training certification, and the way I’m eating and working out, I have put on a lot of muscle. But while I look my fittest, I still wake up every morning thinking I should...9. Are some people unhelpable? I know some of the things I need to work on, but they feel too big and entrenched to change. I don’t know where to start, or if...10. Any tips for when searching for a therapist? I've been having a hard time finding one due to time (i can only do after office hours), cost and poor administration staff. What can we do when things have gotten bad enough that we decided to seek...11. What if I'm the toxic one in relationships and friendships? I feel like I'm the person that self-help posts always tell people to cut out of their lives. I keep being too much, act needy, probably come across as jealous and clingy, and even...---Ordering Kati's book Are u ok?  http://bit.ly/2s0mULyKati's Amazon Suggestions:https://www.amazon.com/shop/katimortonONLINE THERAPYI do not currently offer online therapy.  BetterHelp can connect you with a licensed, online counselor, please visit: https://tryonlinetherapy.com/katimorton I receive commissions on referrals to BetterHelp. I only recommend services I know and trust.PATREONDo you want to help me support the creation of mental health videos? https://www.katimorton.com/kati-morton-patreon/Opinions That Don't Matter! (2nd podcast)video: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs58xfxPpjVARRuwjH8usfwaudio: https://opionstdm.buzzsprout.com/BUSINESS EMAILlinnea@toneymedia.com MAILPO Box #665 1223 Wilshire Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90403PLEASE READIf you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call a local emergency telephone number or go immediately to the nearest emergency room.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/katimorton)


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