So here's another article you can read on the Greater Good website, this one by Meghan Laslocky from February of 2014.
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So I'm always skeptical when someone says the only option is therapy. Yeah, if you're actually ill, you should see a doctor if possible, and that absolutely applies to mental illness as well. But just like you don't visit your GP every time you get a papercut, stub your toe, or suffer a headache when the weather fronts change, do you really see a therapist every time you have a sad? Maybe you do! I'd sure like to. But not everyone has the money, time, or energy to find, visit, and pay for a good therapist. So what else can you do?
Three Good Things:
My specifics have not been great today, so I'm just going to have to be grateful for trite generalities. Still:
- Plenty to eat
- Access to technology
- Clean, safe drinking water.