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7 Self-Care Tips for Traveling Solo with Anxiety and Depression

Posted In: Moments
I haven't been forthcoming throughout the years regarding my struggle with depression and anxiety. Depression has been a consistent theme throughout my life while manifesting into severe weight gain as well as hermit-like tendencies. I would appear and disappear as quickly as the sun would rise and set. At first, I thought, maybe this is just me being an introvert. However, in actuality, it was a bit of both: depression and anxiety. Often I would become anxious at the thought of being in a room filled with people while susta[...]
One Graduation, Frantic Funeral, and the Last Minute Move

One Graduation, Frantic Funeral, and the Last Minute Move

Posted In: About
Life punched me in the face in 2016. It jerked me out of my senses. A smoothly paved road is easy to handle. We've all had life punch us in the face at some point. I was looking at one graduation, frantic funeral, and the last minute move. It's not the smooth road that challenges us and creates the character that will bring out the best in us. It's the road that curves, twists, and has massive potholes that have the potential to break our ankles that move and shifts us. Not all of what happened was unexpected. I[...]
I Love to Read

I Love to Read

I moved to the United States when I was 5 years old. I didn't speak any English but I was determined to understand this fascinating new language. I remember sitting in front of the television set for hours watching Sesame Street, Mr. Roger's Neighborhood and Reading Rainbow.