Elisa A. Escalante/ LCSW/ 3-28-2023 ‘Unconditional love is for kids. Grownups need conditions. If you surrender all your love without conditions, it means you don’t have love for yourself.’ -EaE ‘He felt like my favorite coffee right next to a warm fireplace that never went out. If that makes any sense at all…. just pureContinue reading “Learning the Art of Love”
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Mental Health Internet “Experts” Part 4
Elisa A. Escalante/ LCSW/ 3-20-2023 It’s been a while, but I have collected another bundle of “bad internet advice” quotes to debunk. The social media world is a never ending cesspool of poorly written advice!
The Favor Bank
Elisa A. Escalante/ LCSW/ 3-10-2022 “You’re welcome, for all the shit I did for you that you forgot to say thank you for.” -EaE If there’s one emotion that caught me off guard and left me feeling very uncomfortable and unsettled, I would have to say it was my rage. Because by my early thirtiesContinue reading “The Favor Bank”
The Double Edged Sword
Elisa A. Escalante/ LCSW/ 2-13-2023 There are issues that come up in a persons life that have no good, easy or perfect answers. In some cases, we get to a fork in the road where we have two or more crappy options, and we have to try to sort out the question of: “which optionContinue reading “The Double Edged Sword”
The Red Flags I Ignored
Elisa A. Escalante/ LCSW/ 12-08-2022 “Walking away is so underrated. You need to be able to protect your energy.” -EaE We talk about red flags all of the time, sometimes people do mention legitimate red flags. Some people call everything a red flag. There is a part of this that is up to interpretation andContinue reading “The Red Flags I Ignored”
Cliche & Wrong
Elisa A. Escalante/ LCSW/ 12-1-2022 Some sayings and expressions are just NOT helpful to our situation. It’s those types of things people say over and over again because it’s ‘supposed to help’ but it never does, and the more you hear it the more you realize how far off some people are in terms ofContinue reading “Cliche & Wrong”
Mental health Internet “Experts” Part 3
It’s been a while but the online mental health advice never stops! Let’s get right to it!
Why so Offended?
Elisa A. Escalante/ LCSW/ 8-1-2022 “Judgmental people are always the worse violators of what they’re trying to preach against.” -EaE With technological advancements, especially during the onset of the pandemic, I found myself doing some heavy research. This research involved exploring the comment section under any type of meme, news, comment (etc.), that I knewContinue reading “Why so Offended?”
The Walking Zombie￼
(Depression, & the toll it plays on everyday life) Elisa A. Escalante/ LCSW/ 6-7-2022 “Are you okay?” “Are you sick?” “What time did you get to bed?” “Be positive!” These are the terms that plague my daily life, as someone that works full time while struggling with major depression andContinue reading “The Walking Zombie￼”
Prevention is EVERYONE’s Responsibility. Every. Single. Day.
Elisa a. Escalante/ LCSW/ 5/27/2022 Though I’ve worked with people on an individual level for most of my career, we clinicians, tend to also notice things on mass scales. There’s individual think, and group think. Individuals have themes and thinking patterns, as do the masses. Naturally, after a crisis, many will go into psychological defenseContinue reading “Prevention is EVERYONE’s Responsibility. Every. Single. Day.”