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How do I deal with a parent who has become bitter and shrewd as they age? It’s exhausting and disheartening to be around because they used to be positive and happy. I’d like to help them be positive a… more

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Hi, I (male) have been recently prescribed an antidepressant (lexapro) to treat my anxiety. I have been reading online about the long term effects it can have on your sexual function and I am extremel… more

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My sister and I have recently both come to the realization that our parents guilt us into spending time with them or visiting them and the guilt causes us both to shut down. Our dad is the main offend… more

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I want to share a personal story that may help anyone in a relationship, especially those of us who come from low-income/single parent households. I think the realization I had yesterday and shared wi… more

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Might be the wrong bowl but finding it extremely difficult to focus on work post busy season. It’s been 2 weeks since we filed and I’m still taking lots of naps and breaks (I’m talking like 3-4 cumula… more

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Does anyone else hate the term “high functioning anxiety”?! I feel like it just means it doesn’t inconvenience other people.

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I find myself missing my life pre-pandemic. How do I move on and get this pit of sadness out of my chest? This past year changed so much that that life will never be back.

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How do you all set better boundaries? I find myself working weekends to catch up and stay on top of things and it’s not even busy season. I am burning myself out quickly and I don’t know why I just do… more

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I feel like I can’t “have fun” without drinking. If you ever had this how did you overcome it?

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What do you think your firms are doing well to help with your mental well-being? What are the areas of greatest opportunity? Trying to figure out what I should suggest at my own firm to help people.

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Has anyone been diagnosed with anxiety and ADD? I have been on antidepressants for about a month now which has helped immensely with stabilizing mood, but I still struggle to sit still and complete sm… more

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What do you do to feel anything?

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Has anyone successfully left all social media platforms?

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For ways to reduce stress and feel good in your present moment follow me @krystapogge on Instagram. Tips for managing your mind, your day and your time to take back control and feel.good in your now!

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Anyone on anti depressants that have actually made a difference in your life? I’m on the highest dose of Lexapro (prescribed for anxiety) and I’ve been feeling super depressed lately, even worse than … more

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Posting here too! It’s okay if this time of year is hard for you! Merry Christmas! ❤️

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Has anyone ever heard of the highly sensitive person?

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Does anyone here have OCD or have a partner with OCD? My spouse has severe contamination OCD and I struggle with how best to support, but not enable them... any tips?

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Has anyone been prescribed Vyvense for ADHD? How has your experience been with this medication? I already asked at another bowl the same question but I thought it would be appropriate to post this qu… more

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Has anyone here dealt with anyone who has Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD)? I’m almost certain an immediate family member of mine has NPD after what I’ve read due to past trauma. Last week I ma… more

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How does one find happiness with in themselves?

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Happy Thanksgiving! For anyone feels uncomfortable with your big dinner, I want to recommend a book called Orthorexia written by Renee McGregor RD. Let’s face it, Keto/ Paleo is not for most of us. An… more

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Does anyone know how to get a vyvanse prescription cheaper than through the insurance? I have it prescribed for BED and the factory coupon brings the price from 325 to 275 a month. I have a high deduc… more

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Struggling with mental health but doctors aren’t accepting new patients due to covid. Does anyone have any advice where to get help? I’ve been struggling for a few years but now I really think I shoul… more

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Friends, how are we this week? This is a pretty quiet group, so I want to check in and see how you are feeling!

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I’m recovering from a suicide attempt this summer, so I’m really happy this bowl exists!

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I don’t think I can continue in my job. I dread getting out of bed in the morning. I feel deflated and lacking in purpose. I want to move into a managerial role in a non profit or charity. Any recomme… more

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I have been Zoloft for 3 weeks and this week every afternoon I felt dizzy and nauseated I can't have lunch. It works wonders for my anxiety though. Anyone experienced this before?

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Anybody else plan on taking a vacation or staycation during Election Day to get away from the negative energy, and keep your mental state better?

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Sort of had a bit of a breakdown today and cried all afternoon. This has never happened before and nothing significant caused it, I think it’s just been built up over a couple weeks. I feel like I’m … more

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Does the EY annual $500 better you plan that covers gym memberships and such cover counseling/therapy?

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Any ideas to help promote mental health during this time? I am in a position to be able to start something in our office but don't really know what would be helpful / what we could do during this … more

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Earlier this year I was making $75k as an FA and now $90k as an SFA in OC which is pretty much market value (4yrs exp - 2 in B4). I wanted that raise to $90k for a while and now that I have it, I catc… more

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Has anyone switched therapists before on Ginger? (not the support coach but the actual therapist)

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Any introverts out there who were loving quarantine? I still enjoy not commuting and definitely LOVE no useless small talk with folks who don’t really care about your personal life lol. However, I’m s… more

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Has anyone ever taken an ADD/ADHD medicine such as Adderall/Vyvanse? Is it normal to experience headaches when starting this type of medicine?

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Has anyone had successful with “retaining your brain” to think differently? I’m trying to do this with a therapist and I’m not getting anywhere.

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With all the craziness of 2020 I found myself riding the roller coaster of emotions. I have said things here out of anger and sometimes also to stir the pot. I feel like my soul is under siege. I am a… more

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