therapy

Am I suicidal or attention-seeking?

There are various occasions in an individual’s life that could trigger them. This could be the smallest action or thought. For instance, a person fidgeting with a pair of scissors could cause another person across the room to stand up and leave the space altogether. This is just a subtle sort of inconvenience that has […]

Why am I always so paranoid at night?

Being paranoid is a feeling that many of us would have experienced in our lives. It is a state where you are afraid of something, and sometimes, you cannot figure out why. This can particularly happen during nights when we try to rest and not focus on any work and can cause sleep disturbance or […]

Glamping Is an Emotional Reset We All Need To Experience

Camping, glamping, getting away from my computer, my stress, my pure anxiety ridden corpse—didn’t seem like something I needed but oh boy, won’t this essay be a testament to getting away. When the beginning of the pandemic happened (and even before), working from home felt like a novelty—like going to Grandma’s house where you know […]

Accessing Mental Health Providers and How To Get The Ball Rolling with Dr. Jill Levitt of the Feeling Good Institute

Everyone knows about therapy, but some still have questions on how to get started. To answer those “frequently wondered questions”, I spoke with Dr. Jill Levitt, a founding member of the Feeling Good Institute in Mountain View. Dr. Levitt is a therapist who focuses on treating people with anxiety and depression through cognitive behavioral therapy, […]

COALESCE—Facing These Moments—with Artists in residence Nkechi Njaka and Tauwoo

2020 is coming to an end—we can all thank our stars and garters. But for those who feel that they may have unrecognized baggage from the firestorm of our new decade, this is an event you won’t want to miss. Artists in residence Nkechi Njaka and Tauwoo have experimented with collaboration on all fronts through […]

I Tried Pearl Spa, Japantown’s Women Only Korean Spa—Here Are My Thoughts

My coworker was incredulous when she found out that I’d lived in Los Angeles and never set foot a Korean spa. I’ll admit, “they’re so cheap” was a huge selling point for me, but we all like to pamper ourselves with minimal strain on our budgets, right? So you can imagine that I was happier […]

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