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Persistent anxiety to grief: 6 critical signs that indicate its time to consider therapy

These 6 signs suggest that therapy could greatly benefit you. From persistent anxiety to strained relationships, explore how seeking therapy can lead to improved mental well-being and happier life.  --by Leona Merlin Antony

Persistent anxiety to grief: 6 critical signs that indicate its time to consider therapy LMA
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First Published Aug 18, 2023, 5:37 PM IST

In today's fast-paced world, prioritizing mental health is crucial for overall well-being. Therapy has proven to be a valuable resource for individuals seeking to navigate life's challenges and improve their emotional state.

Here are 6 key signs that indicate you might benefit from therapy:

1. Persistent Anxiety or Stress

If you struggle with anxiety on a daily basis, it is a sign that you should not ignore. Mild panic attacks are manageable but serious ones, which do not let you move on through the day, are something which will not be good for your mental health.

2. Overwhelming Sadness or Depression

If feelings of sadness or depression persist and interfere with your ability to function, therapy can provide a supportive space to work through these emotions and regain a sense of joy.

3. Difficulty Coping with Life Changes

Major life transitions like job loss, divorce, or relocation can be overwhelming. Therapy offers tools to navigate these changes, promoting resilience and adaptability.

4. Strained Relationships

Communication issues, conflicts, and emotional distance in relationships can take a toll. Therapy provides a safe environment to address these challenges, fostering healthier connections.

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5. Low Self-Esteem

Persistent feelings of low self-worth can hinder personal growth. Therapy helps identify the underlying causes and supports you in building a positive self-image.

6. Unresolved Trauma or Grief

Experiencing unresolved trauma or struggling with grief can impact mental health. Therapy offers a path to healing, providing the necessary tools to process and recover.

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