My counsellor first mentioned hindsight bias to me when we were going through my therapy and working on my traumas, specifically my dads death. It can also be known as the ‘knew it all along effect’ and it is where people predict the outcome of an event after the event has happened. When working through … Continue reading Hindsight Bias
The what ifs that circle around our head can cause us so much pain. The what if I had done that? Or what if I had said this? They are endless and they can ruin our mental state. After my dads death I was filled with what ifs which led to me feeling a huge … Continue reading What If?
Everything Happens For A Reason
It's a saying we tell our friends and family members usually during a difficult time. It's a saying I used to despise hearing. If anyone ever dared to say that to me I would be filled with rage and anger. After my dads death, I struggled to figure out why. Why him? He was a … Continue reading Everything Happens For A Reason
My Past With Self Harm
My friends and family don't know this, so if one day they happen to read this article I'd like to say I'm sorry I never told you. After my dad died I had major struggles with myself. I was riddled with what ifs and the guilt I felt from his death took over my life. … Continue reading My Past With Self Harm