Anytime I would seek a need, I was every word under sun: spoiled, greedy, needy, ungrateful etc. Trying to fulfill need isn't the same as being needy.
To you the reader (if you've never met me), may find that a bit contradicting. I know a lot of other people who know me and would think the same.
A scented candle isn't going to make my craving for escapism go away. In fact, it may dangerously replace an old addiction from a new one.
Here's some basic advice I have for anyone who may be starting their own mental health journey.
Yet I sit here - now for a few months - deciding what words should be my first words. I wonder why it's so difficult. I think I now understand: we weight first impressions to heavily, I've been overthinking the 'what ifs', and of course the big one: vulnerability.