have trouble adjusting to painful life events (e.g., abuse, death, divorce, breakup, etc.).
wish you had more tools to deal with difficult relationships or circumstances.
worry that, if things continue as they are, you will regret not having done more to improve or change their your life.
Just as physical pain lets us know when we are injured, emotional pain can signify that we are not living our best lives. Individual therapy or counseling can help.
Why see a counselor or therapist?
By the time earnest, hard-working people like you search for pages like this, it is because everything they've tried (e.g., self-help books, distraction, talking to friends, etc.) hasn't worked.
This is not a sign of failure. In fact, the opposite is true.
If your car stopped working, you wouldn't hesitate to enlist a qualified mechanic who can help you get it running again. Your mental health is no different. Working with a qualified mental health professional can give you the tools you need to stop suffering and start living your best life.
You've struggled long enough. It's time to take your life to the next level.