• My parents only cared about my grades. I think they may have been depressed while I was growing up. Definitely, no one practiced self-help techniques or knew about them in my family.

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  • I am glad that I got help. Behavior therapy was like having a second teacher that goes to your house, only they don’t teach math. They teach you coping skills. Coping skills are methods used to calm yourself down in stressful situations. I learned coping skills very easily, as coping skills are just stuff like…

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  • I have always been very anxious. I don’t know where it started, but from a young age, I wanted to control/make sure that everything in my life would be alright. This has caused me to have anxiety attacks where my heart rate can go up to 170 bpm. During that time period, I am virtually…

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  • I wished my parents know more about me, my characteristic, my interest. And wished we interacted with each other like we are friends, and explored the world together.

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  • Of course my parents didn’t tend to our emotional health growing up. They seldom care for their own emotional health! In that generation, most of the men just drink their sorrows away.

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  • I WISH MY PARENTS HAD PAID ATTENTION TO NOTICE THAT I WAS BEEN BODY SHAMED. Or maybe they did, but just didn’t care or didn’t think it was important.

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  • My parents worked alot, never supported my activities. Didn’t do anything to build my confidence, self esteem, so from that I learned the type of parent I wanted to be.

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  • ADHD diagnosis

    I’ve struggled with ADHD my entire life and it definitely affected my mental health growing up. I always felt very different from my peers and “annoying” to my friends and family. This has led to feeling like a burden and constantly apologizing as an adult (among other issues). It’s so easy to think life is…

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  • Am I talking to myself?

    It used to feel like I’m talking up the wall. I try my best as a mom, but my kids will still do whatever they want. Now, thanks to MyCuraJOY, we are starting to enjoy family time again. Thank you, curaJOY!.

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