Updated: Sep 15
Is life worth living in 2023, especially when things feel uncertain? Questions about our purpose and identity can arise. Counseling can help you explore these questions and understand your values and motivations.
One way to find meaning in life is through a process called meaning-making. It involves making sense of life events, relationships, and your own identity. Engaging in conscientious meaning-making can reveal that life indeed has value.
In our journey through life, it's crucial to continually seek meaning and understanding. Counseling can be a source of guidance, helping you discover reasons to embrace life and engineer it to be more meaningful.
So, how can you create a more meaningful and fulfilling life? It involves meaning-making, fostering a positive mindset, taking positive actions, leading an active lifestyle, and seeking social support, such as therapy. In a therapeutic relationship, you and your therapist can work together to process past traumas, address negative thought patterns, and modify unhelpful behaviors.
This blog aims to offer hope, affirming that life is worth living for many. However, it's essential to acknowledge the challenges some individuals face, especially those dealing with severe physical and mental pain. If you find yourself in such a situation and have explored various treatments, including therapy, without relief, it's important to know that there are government programs like Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) available, and as a therapist, I respect your choices and will support you in your decisions.