Tag Archives: mental health concerns
Things don’t always mean what you think they mean in therapy.
And other possibly confusing, contradictory suggestions. Some might call it advice. A couple weeks ago I posted this great article I found on cognitive dissonance. I still want to talk about cognitive dissonance and what it means to you and … Continue reading
Read these other articles someone else wrote.
If you are anything like me and when summer finally arrives in the Pacific Northwest right around Independence Day with a disappointing amount of humidity and requisite stickiness, you seek the solace of air conditioned spaces and quietly contemplate how … Continue reading
You talking to me?
The scene and the reference are obvious to anyone who has been drawing breath for the last 35 years. Given how many times I have seen Taxi Driver, I watch that scene and I consider the dialogue as symptomatic of … Continue reading
Halloween and the masks we never take off.
In this Halloween season of drunk ninjas, lynched bankers and sexy librarians/cats/things, Therapy is Dandy would like to celebrate and give special consideration to the masks that we wear all the time. One could argue that Halloween is actually more … Continue reading
When is a reaction an overreaction?
When bad news gets delivered at your doorstep, or when you find yourself in a stressful conversation, how do you generally handle it? Do you quickly respond by escalating the situation? Do you waste no time in defending yourself, your … Continue reading