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“Your Temporary Circumstances Don’t Have to Become Your Permanent Identity”

One of my favorite things to do when my mind isn't feeling well is watch videos on the SoulPancake YouTube Channel. One day, someone shared what is still one of my favorites, A Pep Talk from Kid President, and then I saw My Last Days: Meet Zach Sobiech (warning, you WILL need tissues), and I was hooked.… Continue reading “Your Temporary Circumstances Don’t Have to Become Your Permanent Identity”

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Defining Moments

Defining Moments: I’m a stronger person because of it… [guest post]

“Defining Moments: Change – This one comes to us from writer, Esmeralda Guerrero. Read more of her work on her personal blog, Sincerely, Ezzy. You can also follow her on Twitter @EzzyLanguzzi. What’s the first thought that crosses your mind when you learn that somebody you know sees a therapist? Be honest. Until a few… Continue reading Defining Moments: I’m a stronger person because of it… [guest post]

Mi Vida Loca

Life, interrupted: The day my mind went numb

In December of 2011 I wrote a post titled, Life, Interrupted. It was the first time I ever addressed my struggle with depression publicly. I never really hid it, but I've never really talked about it. Soon after, friends contacted me privately to share their own stories. and to thank me for sharing mine. But… Continue reading Life, interrupted: The day my mind went numb

Mi Vida Loca

Life in my head: Hair twirling & shiny things

Some time ago a friend was giving me a ride.  We were driving down the freeway while I recounted something that happened that day.  All of a sudden I saw his hand in front of my face, snapping his fingers at me, startled, I said, “what, what?” thinking something was wrong.  He was trying to… Continue reading Life in my head: Hair twirling & shiny things