The Best Advice My Therapist Never Gave Me

Photographed by Jessica Garcia.
Therapy is great. If you find a good therapist, it can give you an outside, impartial perspective on what you're going through. However, sometimes we get the best and most memorable advice elsewhere: From our friends, family, coworkers, and maybe even Instagram.
As such, in honour of Mental Health Awareness week, we put out a call to hundreds of people and asked them to tell us the best and most memorable pieces of advice they ever received — from people who aren't therapists.
We came back with these 12 nuggets of wisdom.

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