Everyone gets angry, sad and stressed at one point or another. It is a normal part of life to feel these kinds of emotions so, it can be difficult for someone to recognize whether or not they should seek professional help for how they are feeling. Many people simply attribute those feelings to a stressful situation at work or at home, however, the problem could be something much more serious than that. It is important to be able to recognize when it is time to seek help from a therapist in Fort Lauderdale. Here are a few signs that might indicate it is time to see a therapist:
You Feel Everything Very Intensely
Emotions are a natural part of life, but when they start to take over and negatively affect our lives, that is when they become a problem that should be addressed. If your feelings of anger, sadness, or stress significantly change your ability to function normally, then this could be indicative of a more serious problem that may need to be addressed by a professional. If you constantly feel overtaken by these kinds of feelings, it is probably time to see someone who can help.
You Don’t Feel Well
Just as negative emotions are a normal part of life, so is feeling ill. Every now and again, you are going to experience stomach or body aches or you will catch a cold. These are not things you should be concerned about unless they are occurring more frequently than they should be. Emotional stress or strain can negatively affect our bodies and lead to chronic headaches, stomach-aches, or a run-down immune system. Some people may even experience muscle aches and pains. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms due to emotional stress, it might be time to seek help.
You Feel Disconnected
If the activities you once loved doing have suddenly lost their appeal or enjoyment, this is a good indication that something is not right. If you feel disconnected from your family and friends and from life in general or if you are struggling to feel happy, then it is time to see a therapist.
Contact Dr. Corinne Scholtz today to schedule your evaluation.