ep.14 "An Existential Crisis, Brain Fog & Toxic Parents." | Ask Kati Anything!

Audience questions for Ep 14 of Ask Kati Anything!1. Hi Kati, I have trouble focusing/concentrating almost all the time. I worry a lot about the past and how it's affecting my future. This leads me to try to ...2. Hey Kati! I’ve been going through what feels like an existential crisis since my grandmother passed away last year and I struggle with dp/dr, anxiety, OCD, and depression. Ever since she...3. Complaining can feel validating especially when the listener is empathetic and agrees with your troubles. Although some degree of complaining is good, what are some ways to know you...4. Hey Kati, How do I shake the guilt of distancing, or 'cutting contact', from toxic parents? I  am/was a scapegoat child who dealt with years of emotional and verbal abuse. More recently I've recognized this and have begun taking...5. Hey Kati. You are calling yourself a fashionista, so I was wondering how does your favorite outfit look that you own right now? Do you have any “rules” when it comes to...6. Hey Kati, I self-harmed for a long time and stopped a couple of years ago because I couldn't hide anymore. Is it normal to still want to do it and do not see it as something "bad"? The only reason I don't is that I...7. Hi Kati, do you think it is hypocritical to be studying to become a mental health professional while having a mental illness? Sometimes I feel like such a hypocrite, at school, and at my internship, because of...8. Hi Kati, It is okay to numb my feelings as long as I can still function properly, RIGHT? I do not have to pay attention to any of my problems and emotions, RIGHT? I am allowed to laugh and smile while talking about...9. Hi Kati, I used to struggle really badly with anxiety and would be terrified to leave the house. I saw a therapist a few years ago and it really helped but I occasionally still struggle. Because of lockdown, I’ve been unable to leave the house and put myself in situations that force me to...10. Hi Kati, My little brother is going to college soon. He's been really down on himself the last few years and struggling to eat enough. He's already really thin, and he looked like...JOURNALING CLUBEvery Tuesday & Friday Kati posts a journal prompt to help keep you motivated and working on yourself! https://www.youtube.com/katimorton/join Where to get Kati's book Are u ok? http://bit.ly/2s0mULyKati's Amazon Suggestionshttps://www.amazon.com/shop/katimortonONLINE THERAPY I do not currently offer online therapy.  BetterHelp can connect you with a licensed, online counselor. I receive commissions on referrals to BetterHelp. I only recommend services I know and trust.PATREONDo you want to help me support the creation of mental health videos? https://www.katimorton.com/kati-morton-patreon/Opinions That Don't Matter! (2nd podcast)video: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs58xfxPpjVARRuwjH8usfwaudio: https://opionstdm.buzzsprout.com/ BUSINESS EMAILlinnea@toneymedia.com MAILPO Box #665 1223 Wilshire Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90403PLEASE READIf you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call a local emergency telephone number or go immediately to the ne

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