Posts by Allie Bernhard

Allie Bernhard writes at "both/and"about her spiritual and healing journey, and hopes to help others on their own path. As an aspiring policy analyst, she hopes to work within our current political system to make long lasting change for the people who need it most. She is aiming to bring holistic and integrated approaches to the mainstream.

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How to Change What You Feel and Believe About Yourself

“Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain.” ~Robert Gary Lee

A year ago, I began to accept that I was depressed, and had been for a long time. It was scary. I broke up with my live-in boyfriend of almost three years, quit my job, and though I didn’t want to, I moved halfway across the country to move back in with my parents.

I was a wreck; all of the feelings that I had been suppressing for years, some literally since childhood, came flooding back. My only defense in the past had been to ignore these feelings, though I …