This episode’s heavier than usual, so if hearing about depression, anxiety and mental health is a trigger for you, please skip this one.
Today we’re sharing some super personal stuff: our own stories of mental health challenges and how we’ve handled them, specifically how our mental health has been impacted by money and how we’ve let money dictate how we take care of our mental health. (Whew! What a paradox.)
We also hear from author and blogger Cait Flanders on how she finally decided that therapy was a worthwhile investment of her hard-earned money, and from psychotherapist Casey Lepper on how we can move forward in spite of money anxiety. Women may be more in touch with our emotions, but that doesn’t make any of this stuff easy. But investing in your mental health is worth it. YOU are worth it.
Here are some resources:
Capital Area Counseling (where Kara got $10 counseling!)
Goodtherapy.org- A website to help you find what KIND of therapy and therapist are right for you. Just a good place to start your journey and education on mental health
Psychology Today- You can find a therapist here and sort by gender, age, location, etc. You can email therapists, for those who don’t like making phone calls.
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