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Don't Overwhelm Yourself


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Oct 4, 2019
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Many people who go into treatment for their issues with mental illness really want to help themselves. I think that's great. Those who do everything they can to help themselves are much more likely to be able to be successfully treated by mental health providers. They're more likely to defeat their illness and live happy, productive lives.

Creating a list of goals and achieving them can help you overcome your psychiatric issues.

But while you want to do what you can to achieve those goals, you don't want to do too much all at one time. You don't want to try to achieve all of those goals all at once. Doing so can cause you to get overwhelmed.

Why do that to yourself?

Not doing enough to help yourself isn't good. But doing too much isn't what you want to do either. Their has to be a balance.