Can I change my feeling of being worthless to everyone?

I'm going through some things with my feelings and myself. I barely sleep and I do nothing but think about how I'm worthless and how I shouldn't be here.

I've never tried or contemplated suicide. I've always wanted to fix my issues, but I never get around to it.

How can I change my feeling of being worthless to everyone?

Mary Kate Veal
Mary Kate Veal
In-person/Telehealth Collaborative Therapist

First, it sounds so challenging to feel like you are worthless to everyone; finding a therapist to help challenge that belief is probably the best idea; however, if that is not an option, here are a few things to consider: 1. make a list of what makes you not worthless, but also some of the things that you believe make you worthless, 2. think about things you could do to give your life more purpose (helping friends/family, volunteering, starting a new hobby, etc). and 3. ask yourself what stops you from "fixing your issues"; what is the fear or emotion behind that?

The information above is intended as general information...  (more)The information above is intended as general information based on minimal information, and does not constitute health care advice. This information does not constitute communication with a counselor/therapist nor does it create a therapist-client relationship nor any of the privileges that relationship may provide. If you are currently feeling suicidal or are in crisis, call 911 or proceed to your local emergency room.

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