8 Signs that…I’m Good, I Got This is no longer working for you.

Written byTracy Long

March 2, 2024

We all have times when we feel like we can handle things on our own. But there may come a point when persisting with that mindset does more harm than good. 

This blog post explores 8 signs that it’s time to stop with the “I’m good, I got this” mentality:

1 CONSIDER YOUR MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING

If you are experiencing persistent feelings of sadness anxiety or any other emotional distress that is affecting your daily life therapy could be beneficial

2 EVALUATE THE IMPACT ON YOUR RELATIONSHIPS

If your relationships with family friends or romantic partners are suffering due to unresolved issues or patterns therapy may help in addressing and improving these dynamics

3 ASSESS THE IMPACT ON YOUR WORK OR SCHOOL LIFE

If you are finding it difficult to concentrate experiencing a decline in productivity or struggling with burnout therapy can provide strategies and support to manage these challenges

4 REFLECT ON YOUR ABILITY TO COPE WITH STRESS

If you often find yourself overwhelmed by everyday stressors and you do not have effective coping mechanisms therapy can help you develop healthier ways of managing stress

5 NOTICE ANY RECURRING PATTERNS OR UNRESOLVED TRAUMA

If you notice a pattern in your life or relationships that keeps repeating or if you have experienced a traumatic event that you havent fully processed or healed from therapy can provide a safe and supportive environment for exploration and healing

6 CONSIDER YOUR WILLINGNESS TO CHANGE AND GROW

If you are open to self-reflection and personal growth therapy can provide a valuable space for exploring and understanding yourself better

7 THINK ABOUT YOUR SUPPORT SYSTEM

If you feel like you dont have enough support from friends or family or if you prefer to speak with someone unbiased and professionally trained therapy can offer a confidential and non-judgmental space to talk and receive support

8 TRUST YOUR INTUITION

If you have a gut feeling that therapy could be helpful for you trust that instinct and give it a try Its important to listen to your own needs and feelings when making this decision

Remember therapy can be beneficial for anyone regardless of the severity of their issues It is a personal choice and you should consider what feels right for you Consulting with a therapist can also provide insights into whether therapy is a suitable option for your specific situation

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