Category: Depression

DepressionFaithSpiritTheology

Do Less. Feel More.

My therapy sessions always tend to start the same way. My therapist asks, "How do you feel?" I'll say, "I'm fine, I think." And then I think to myself then what the fuck are you doing in therapy if you're fine? Idiot... I'll start off with small things and start talking about the things that have happened as of late, new insight I'm having. About midway through the conversation, I'll begin to find myself detaching from the emotions welling up in my throat and boiling up behind my eyes. I'll stop. "What was that shift in your body just now?" She's very observant, my therapist. It's like she can read my emotions as if they were running across my forehead. "I…