Can Self-Help Be Better Than Therapy? Here’s What To Try

Sometimes, therapy can seem like an extremely daunting thing that you just don’t want to get into. There is nothing wrong with this, and there is no reason that you should have to go to therapy if you don’t want to. In this article, we’re going to be looking at some of the alternatives that you can think about using, so if you would like to find out more about this topic, keep reading down below.

Talking To Those You Are Close To

The first thing that you can try is talking to those that you are close to. We know that this isn’t always something you want to do because you don’t want to burden them with your problems, or you don’t want them to look at you differently. However, if they are truly your friends or people who care about you, then it won’t be a burden and they certainly won’t see you differently. A lot of your fears surrounding this are ones that you have concocted in your head to try and keep yourself distant from those who care about you. It’s time to stop this, and talk about how you are feeling with someone. You are going to feel so much better when you have done this, we guarantee it.

Alternative Remedies

You can also look into alternative remedies that can be found, really anywhere. For example, there are specific types of tea that are made for different purposes and depending on how you are feeling, you could give these a go. Of course, you want to make sure that you are drinking the right tea, and still then, there is no guarantee it will work. You could even buy weed if you wanted to, as it has been linked to helping some people feel better when they are dealing with issues such as stress and anxiety.

There are so many different herbal remedies that you could try. It is simply a case of looking them up online, and figuring out how to make them.

Find Your Own Ways To Cope

You can, of course, find your own ways to cope instead if you would like. This could be exercising, it could be gardening, watching TV, reading, cooking, literally whatever. As long as it gives you something to do, makes you feel better and clears your head for a little while, it’s going to be a good idea. Sometimes, instead of talking to a professional who you feel is psychoanalyzing you the whole time, you just need to do the things that you enjoy for a little while. Escapism is a real thing, and it can sometimes be just what you need.

We hope that you have found this article helpful, and now see some of the things that you can do to try and help yourself instead of using therapy. Therapy is simply not a good fit for everyone, or it’s something that they don’t really want to try. Either way, if you do want to help yourself, these are some of the things that you can do. Good luck.


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