Daily life in this modern world can be hard – with “hard” being an understatement.
Between the complications of your professional work life, perhaps a tumultuous personal life, financial and economical stresses, environmental concerns, and other stressors that seem to pop up out of nowhere, our world isn’t an easy place to live in when you combine all of those stressors into one human being.
Dealing with daily life might become even harder for those who are especially perceptive to the experiences of those around them, and might see their experiences as more positive, or easier than their own. If you feel like you’re struggling and falling behind while others are moving ahead, or feeling like you have to make a tremendous effort to feel happy when everyone around you is naturally bouncing through life with no troubles, you might be experiencing an issue with stress that may require the help of a psychologist or therapist.
Feelings of loneliness or isolation from those around us, including family and friends, is something that’s fairly common in almost everyone. We all have moments where we feel unworthy, alone, or unlikeable. We might feel like no one understands what we’re going through. We may feel disconnected, and unable to feel happy for others’ successes. But when this feeling starts to pierce through into our everyday activities and negatively influence our relationships with others, that’s when it’s time to seek help. And, seeking help is not something to be viewed in a negative or shameful light. Seeking help might be just what you need to sink back into a healthy daily routine and re-establish relationships with friends and peers. So when should you seek out professional help?
If you find yourself asking yourself, “Why is everyone happy except for me,” it might be time to book a session with a psychologist. Feelings of depression, anxiety, loneliness, or anger are all feelings that should serve as a sign for you to reach out to a professional for help with your mental health. These types of feelings and emotions should not be ignored – it’s your mind’s way of issuing a call for help, and that call for help should be heeded. It’s not something to be ashamed of, it’s something that will increase your well-being and emotional happiness if followed through.
A session with an experienced, professional psychologist can help you understand the source of your feelings. They can also help you understand what parts of your personal and professional life need to change in order for you to have happier, healthier thoughts and feelings. Psychologists are focused on your well-being, and helping you get to a place in your life where you are healthy and happy. So if you’re experiencing feelings of sadness or loneliness, and frustration with the happiness of those around you, it’s time to book a session. Contact us today.