I was 19 years old and had taken the brave step of seeing a psychologist for the first time in my life. In the very first session I heard him say “You think you’re in control of everything but actually you’re not”. It felt like a slap in the face.
It’s easy to throw a pill in your mouth, take a swig of water and swallow it down, perhaps spending a few seconds hoping it will help before moving on to the next thing that needs to be done. It’s more difficult to take the time to heal the body