Maladaptive Daydreaming: When Should You Seek Help with Your Daydreaming?

Maladaptive Daydreaming: When Should You Seek Help with Your Daydreaming? maladaptive daydreaming: when should you seek help with your daydreaming?

Many individuals often wonder when it’s the right time to seek help for excessive daydreaming, especially those who engage in maladaptive daydreaming. In this article, we will explore the importance of continuously working on oneself and seeking help as a proactive step in personal growth, rather than waiting for daydreaming or any other issue to become overwhelming before seeking assistance.

Breaking the Stigma

One common misconception about seeking therapy or help is the belief that something must be seriously wrong or debilitating before reaching out. However, this perception is flawed. Seeking help should not be reserved solely for moments of crisis; instead, it should be viewed as a tool for personal development and growth.

Continuous Self-Improvement

Imagine your life as a plant. Just as you water your plants regularly to ensure they thrive, you should consistently work on yourself to foster growth. Waiting for your daydreaming or any other issue to reach a crisis point before seeking help is unnecessary. Instead, view life as a continuous journey of self-improvement, much like tending to your plants regularly to encourage their growth.

Proactive Mindset

The key to seeking help is not to fix something that is severely broken, but rather to foster personal development and enhance your quality of life. Think of it as maintaining your physical health — you don’t wait until you’re seriously ill to exercise or eat well. Similarly, you don’t have to wait for your daydreaming habits to become uncontrollable to seek assistance.

Therapy as a Tool

Therapy can be an invaluable tool for personal growth. It offers insights, strategies, and perspectives that can help you navigate life’s challenges more effectively. Even when you don’t have a specific problem, therapy can provide you with the guidance and tools to continuously evolve and thrive.


In summary, the question of when to seek help for maladaptive daydreaming or any other personal issue should not be about waiting until things become unbearable. Instead, it should be seen as a proactive step in your journey of continuous self-improvement and growth. Just as you water your plants regularly to help them flourish, continuously seek help and work on yourself to enhance the quality of your life. Don’t wait for daydreaming or any other aspect of your life to take over before taking action. Embrace the idea that life is an ongoing journey of growth and improvement, and seek help as a means to support that journey.

Note from the Author

If you’re ready and you’d like my help with overcoming and managing maladaptive daydreaming without spending years in therapy, then you can book a FREE BREAKTHROUGH CALL with me HERE. Happy healing 💙💙. Feel free to share and comment! Use this information with caution, it comes from my own thoughts & bias, experiences and research😊.

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Edwin Bii

I'm Edwin Bii, a trained advanced conversational hypnotherapist (ACH) and Mind Shifting Coach from Kenya offering mental health support, and life coaching to help you crush your goalsand overcome your problems. Together, we'll navigate challenges, build self-awareness, and create a happier, healthier you. Let's unlock your potential.

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