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We believe what we tell ourselves

If you're anything like me, you have tons of experience insulting yourself. We are so comfortable and familiar with saying the worst things to ourselves that it becomes a habit without us even realizing it. Also, we get so used to negative self-talk that we think it's just the way it has to be and there's nothing we can do about it. Well, for starters, instead of trying to stop the negativity of your mind, how about you start telling yourself good things? If you do it enough times, it becomes a habit and you'll start loving yourself and believing in yourself without even realizing it. Is anyone out there willing to try? Are any of the statements in this picture something you are willing to start telling yourself? Or maybe you have another great message you like telling yourself? If so, I'd love to hear it. Please share below!

Also, as a way to better share advice with you all, I make video responses to your mental health questions.

The last video I made was about why your mind is your greatest obstacle and what to do about it. If this sounds relevant to you, you can check out the video here:

www.instagram.com/thomas_of_copenhagen

Otherwise, if you have any questions about mental health, please post in my group and I will try to make a video response specifically for you.

~ Thanks to all. Thanks for all. ~

Speaking of thanks for all, I was hoping we could acknowledge everyone who comments below. I know it seems like a small gesture, but many people here have never opened up to anyone before and being open and honest with strangers can be quite scary. So, if we could show our gratitude by giving their comment a simple reply or heart, I’m sure they would really appreciate your team support. What do you say?

#MentalHealth #MentalHealth #Depression #Anxiety #BipolarDisorder #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #Addiction #dissociativedisorders #ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder #ADHD #Fibromyalgia #EhlersDanlosSyndrome #PTSD #Cancer #RareDisease #Disability #Autism #Diabetes #EatingDisorders #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #RheumatoidArthritis #Suicide #MightyTogether

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Let it go

How often have we kept ourselves up all night wondering why something happened? What if this? What if that? We run scenarios in our head nonstop and where does it get us? It only leads to more sadness, more anxiety, more confusion, and more restlessness. Even if we did find some imaginary conclusion, what then? It would not change a thing. Instead of driving yourself mad, try letting it be. There is a gentle art in letting things be. It is not a sign of weakness, it is a sign of maturity, wisdom, and strength. Is anyone familiar with this process?

Also, as a way to better share advice with you all, I make video responses to your mental health questions.

The last video I made was about what to do if you find yourself up at night with racing thoughts. If this sounds relevant to you, you can check out the video here:

www.instagram.com/thomas_of_copenhagen

Otherwise, if you have any questions about mental health, please post in my group and I will try to make a video response specifically for you.

~ Thanks to all. Thanks for all. ~

Speaking of thanks for all, I was hoping we could acknowledge everyone who comments below. I know it seems like a small gesture, but many people here have never opened up to anyone before and being open and honest with strangers can be quite scary. So, if we could show our gratitude by giving their comment a simple reply or heart, I’m sure they would really appreciate your team support. What do you say?

#MentalHealth #MentalHealth #Depression #Anxiety #BipolarDisorder #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #Addiction #dissociativedisorders #ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder #ADHD #Fibromyalgia #EhlersDanlosSyndrome #PTSD #Cancer #RareDisease #Disability #Autism #Diabetes #EatingDisorders #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #RheumatoidArthritis #Suicide #MightyTogether

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Trust the journey

Isn't it amazing how life unfolds in ways we never expected? What we once thought was essential becomes a memory, and we discover new passions and loves we never imagined. Life's unpredictable paths often lead us to the most beautiful destinations. Instead of fearing the unknown, let's embrace it with faith and curiosity. Every twist and turn brings lessons that shape us. Trust in the journey, for it's in these unexpected adventures that we find our true selves and our greatest joys. What's a surprising twist in your journey that brought you unexpected happiness? Share your story below!

Also, as a way to better share advice with you all, I make video responses to your mental health questions.

The last video I made was about how to stop the feeling of meaninglessness at work. If this sounds relevant to you, you can check out the video here:

www.instagram.com/thomas_of_copenhagen

Otherwise, if you have any questions about mental health, please post in my group and I will try to make a video response specifically for you.

~ Thanks to all. Thanks for all. ~

Speaking of thanks for all, I was hoping we could acknowledge everyone who comments below. I know it seems like a small gesture, but many people here have never opened up to anyone before and being open and honest with strangers can be quite scary. So, if we could show our gratitude by giving their comment a simple reply or heart, I’m sure they would really appreciate your team support. What do you say?

#MentalHealth #MentalHealth #Depression #Anxiety #BipolarDisorder #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #Addiction #dissociativedisorders #ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder #ADHD #Fibromyalgia #EhlersDanlosSyndrome #PTSD #Cancer #RareDisease #Disability #Autism #Diabetes #EatingDisorders #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #RheumatoidArthritis #Suicide #MightyTogether

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Waiting for perfection

Waiting for perfection is like chasing a mirage in the desert—no matter how far we go, it always seems just out of reach. Life is beautifully imperfect, filled with ups and downs, twists and turns. Embracing its imperfections allows us to find joy in the journey rather than waiting for an elusive "perfect" moment that may never come. Every moment offers an opportunity for growth, learning, and gratitude. So let's savor the sweetness of life, imperfections and all, and make the most of each precious moment we're given. What's one imperfectly perfect thing you're grateful for today? Share below!

Also, as a way to better share advice with you all, I make video responses to your mental health questions.

The last video I made was about what to do when you fear being alone. If this sounds relevant to you, you can check out the video here:

www.instagram.com/thomas_of_copenhagen

Otherwise, if you have any questions about mental health, please post in my group and I will try to make a video response specifically for you.

~ Thanks to all. Thanks for all. ~

Speaking of thanks for all, I was hoping we could acknowledge everyone who comments below. I know it seems like a small gesture, but many people here have never opened up to anyone before and being open and honest with strangers can be quite scary. So, if we could show our gratitude by giving their comment a simple reply or heart, I’m sure they would really appreciate your team support. What do you say?

#MentalHealth #MentalHealth #Depression #Anxiety #BipolarDisorder #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #Addiction #dissociativedisorders #ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder #ADHD #Fibromyalgia #EhlersDanlosSyndrome #PTSD #Cancer #RareDisease #Disability #Autism #Diabetes #EatingDisorders #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #RheumatoidArthritis #Suicide #MightyTogether

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"Here" versus "There"

Stress often comes from being "here" while wanting to be "there." This tension creates mental and emotional conflict, pulling us away from fully experiencing the present. When we fixate on future goals or idealized scenarios, we miss out on the small joys and progress in our current situation. To reduce this stress, practice mindfulness and acceptance. Mindfulness keeps us present, helping us observe our thoughts and feelings without judgment. Acceptance involves embracing our current reality, recognizing its value and purpose. By appreciating the now, we transform our relationship with stress and find peace in the journey, not just the destination. Do you find yourself wanting to be "there" instead of "here"? What do you do when this stress gets to be too much?

Also, as a way to better share advice with you all, I make video responses to your mental health questions.

The last video I made was about what to do when you fear being alone. If this sounds relevant to you, you can check out the video here:

www.instagram.com/thomas_of_copenhagen

Otherwise, if you have any questions about mental health, please post in my group and I will try to make a video response specifically for you.

~ Thanks to all. Thanks for all. ~

Speaking of thanks for all, I was hoping we could acknowledge everyone who comments below. I know it seems like a small gesture, but many people here have never opened up to anyone before and being open and honest with strangers can be quite scary. So, if we could show our gratitude by giving their comment a simple reply or heart, I’m sure they would really appreciate your team support. What do you say?

#MentalHealth #MentalHealth #Depression #Anxiety #BipolarDisorder #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #Addiction #dissociativedisorders #ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder #ADHD #Fibromyalgia #EhlersDanlosSyndrome #PTSD #Cancer #RareDisease #Disability #Autism #Diabetes #EatingDisorders #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #RheumatoidArthritis #Suicide #MightyTogether

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Filter your thoughts

I know it seems too simple to be true, but you can exercise your mind to free yourself of painful thoughts. Many people here have share methods that they use to do this, but I'd love to hear more. Do you have any trick, activity, mantra, or exercise that helps you filter out negative thoughts?

Also, as a way to better share advice with you all, I make video responses to your mental health questions.

The last video I made was about what to do when you don't feel loved. If this sounds relevant to you, you can check out the video here:

www.instagram.com/thomas_of_copenhagen

Otherwise, if you have any questions about mental health, please post in my group and I will try to make a video response specifically for you.

~ Thanks to all. Thanks for all. ~

Speaking of thanks for all, I was hoping we could acknowledge everyone who comments below. I know it seems like a small gesture, but many people here have never opened up to anyone before and being open and honest with strangers can be quite scary. So, if we could show our gratitude by giving their comment a simple reply or heart, I’m sure they would really appreciate your team support. What do you say?

#MentalHealth #MentalHealth #Depression #Anxiety #BipolarDisorder #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #Addiction #dissociativedisorders #ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder #ADHD #Fibromyalgia #EhlersDanlosSyndrome #PTSD #Cancer #RareDisease #Disability #Autism #Diabetes #EatingDisorders #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #RheumatoidArthritis #Suicide #MightyTogether

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Reflection

Yesterday, several people wrote to me about concerns and confusion regarding what other people think about them. While I have no idea what other people are thinking, fortunately, I don't have to. What other people think about me is none of my business. Focus on how you think about yourself, and everything else will fall into place. How are you thinking about yourself today?

Also, as a way to better share advice with you all, I make video responses to your mental health questions.

The last video I made was about what to do when you feel like you don't have any of the answers. If this sounds relevant to you, you can check out the video here:

www.instagram.com/thomas_of_copenhagen

Otherwise, if you have any questions about mental health, please post in my group and I will try to make a video response specifically for you.

~ Thanks to all. Thanks for all. ~

Speaking of thanks for all, I was hoping we could acknowledge everyone who comments below. I know it seems like a small gesture, but many people here have never opened up to anyone before and being open and honest with strangers can be quite scary. So, if we could show our gratitude by giving their comment a simple reply or heart, I’m sure they would really appreciate your team support. What do you say?

#MentalHealth #MentalHealth #Depression #Anxiety #BipolarDisorder #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #Addiction #dissociativedisorders #ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder #ADHD #Fibromyalgia #EhlersDanlosSyndrome #PTSD #Cancer #RareDisease #Disability #Autism #Diabetes #EatingDisorders #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #RheumatoidArthritis #Suicide #MightyTogether

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Mantra

Here is a very simple mantra that my mindfulness teacher taught me. It's so simple. Just keep saying thank you. Even if everything is going wrong and the world feels like it's about to collapse on you, keep saying thank you. Your mind will attack you and make you feel like everything is terrible, just keep saying thank you. What happens to you when you repeat this to yourself? Do you have a mantra you like?

Also, as a way to better share advice with you all, I make video responses to your mental health questions.

The last video I made was about what to do if your thoughts make you feel unhappy, lonely, or unsuccessful. If this sounds relevant to you, you can check out the video here:

www.instagram.com/thomas_of_copenhagen

Otherwise, if you have any questions about mental health, please post in my group and I will try to make a video response specifically for you.

~ Thanks to all. Thanks for all. ~

Speaking of thanks for all, I was hoping we could acknowledge everyone who comments below. I know it seems like a small gesture, but many people here have never opened up to anyone before and being open and honest with strangers can be quite scary. So, if we could show our gratitude by giving their comment a simple reply or heart, I’m sure they would really appreciate your team support. What do you say?

#MentalHealth #MentalHealth #Depression #Anxiety #BipolarDisorder #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #Addiction #dissociativedisorders #ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder #ADHD #Fibromyalgia #EhlersDanlosSyndrome #PTSD #Cancer #RareDisease #Disability #Autism #Diabetes #EatingDisorders #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #RheumatoidArthritis #Suicide #MightyTogether

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Relax

So much of our mental health problems that present themselves as stress, depression, anxiety, insecurity, and fear stem from our desire to control. We fight and fight for things to be the way we think they should be and have some sense of control. But sooner or later we must realize that nothing is in control. You must let life flow. How are you doing with giving up your need for control?

Also, as a way to better share advice with you all, I make video responses to your mental health questions.

The last video I made was about what to do if your thoughts make you feel unhappy, lonely, or unsuccessful. If this sounds relevant to you, you can check out the video here:

www.instagram.com/thomas_of_copenhagen

Otherwise, if you have any questions about mental health, please post in my group and I will try to make a video response specifically for you.

~ Thanks to all. Thanks for all. ~

Speaking of thanks for all, I was hoping we could acknowledge everyone who comments below. I know it seems like a small gesture, but many people here have never opened up to anyone before and being open and honest with strangers can be quite scary. So, if we could show our gratitude by giving their comment a simple reply or heart, I’m sure they would really appreciate your team support. What do you say?

#MentalHealth #MentalHealth #Depression #Anxiety #BipolarDisorder #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #Addiction #dissociativedisorders #ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder #ADHD #Fibromyalgia #EhlersDanlosSyndrome #PTSD #Cancer #RareDisease #Disability #Autism #Diabetes #EatingDisorders #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #RheumatoidArthritis #Suicide #MightyTogether

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Peace

If you had to wait for everything to be in place before you were able to find peace, there would be no point in mental health exercises. You need to find peace in the moment despite the constant flow of obstacles and challenges in your life. How do you practice peace in the face of obstacles?

As a way to better share advice with you all, I make video responses to your mental health questions.

The last video I made was about what to do if you define yourself by your mental health challenges and how to move forward. If this sounds relevant to you, you can check out the video here:

www.instagram.com/thomas_of_copenhagen

Otherwise, if you have any questions about mental health, please post in my group and I will try to make a video response specifically for you.

~ Thanks to all. Thanks for all. ~

Speaking of thanks for all, I was hoping we could acknowledge everyone who comments below. I know it seems like a small gesture, but many people here have never opened up to anyone before and being open and honest with strangers can be quite scary. So, if we could show our gratitude by giving their comment a simple reply or heart, I’m sure they would really appreciate your team support. What do you say?

#MentalHealth #MentalHealth #Depression #Anxiety #BipolarDisorder #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #Addiction #dissociativedisorders #ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder #ADHD #Fibromyalgia #EhlersDanlosSyndrome #PTSD #Cancer #RareDisease #Disability #Autism #Diabetes #EatingDisorders #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #RheumatoidArthritis #Suicide #MightyTogether

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