@CheerBear This is something I'm trying to do right now, so sharing it helps me get a grasp on it.
One of the things I struggle with is allowing myself to struggle with things, if that makes sense. In the past I have mostly dealt with stress by keeping my feelings bottled up and pushing through. As a result I often feel kind of (or very) "off" without having a good sense of why.
I'm starting to realise that I do this because I'm scared and uncomfortable with feeling vulnerable, so I've been trying to tell myself that acknowledging my needs and trying to get them met is the "brave" option.
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