ocial anxiety disorder (also known as social phobia) is one of the most common mental disorders. It can be triggered by talking to strangers, public speaking, making eye contact and anything that has something to do with other people. … Read More What Dealing with my Social Anxiety Taught me
When you’re constantly starting over in a new place and with new people, it’s hard not to notice your repeating patterns. You can no longer blame things on other people, because you are the common denominator!… Read More 8 Life-Changing Truths I’ve Learned While Traveling the World as a Digital Nomad
Introverts not only have a strong sense of self, they typically have strong sense of discernment. There’s something very special about always being able to see right through other people. It’s an innate gift and I almost always know when someone is fake or lying.… Read More The Secret Powers of Introverts
Love was reserved for those worthy of the emotion, and I certainly was not one of those people.… Read More Complete Darkness: My Journey With Postpartum Depression
What is it that I most want? Think of the biggest thing you can.
What is holding me back? Is there someone I need to forgive?
What am I grateful for? This can be small or big.
What makes me feel happy and healthy?
What makes me feel down?… Read More Setting Intentions: How to Make it a Habit and Why
I am an engineer from Latinamerica whose life long dream was to study classical music in Europe but for many reasons, FEAR being the first and the strongest one, I never did.… Read More My Passion Brought me to Europe: A Latina Studying Music Abroad
“Forgiving someone doesn’t mean that their behavior was “OK”. What it does mean is that we’re ready to move on. To release the heavy weight. To shape our own life, on our terms, without any unnecessary burdens. Forgiveness is pure freedom – and forgiveness is a choice.” – Dr. Suzanne Gelb… Read More How I’ve Managed to Forgive my Parents for my “drunken” Childhood
Intimacy is the fuel that keeps a good relationship running. It encompasses so much more than just sex.… Read More How to be Intimate When you Live with Chronic Pain
I’ve realized that I’m never going to look like a Victoria’s Secret model–and that’s perfectly okay. I’d much rather be a Renaissance art muse who could have caught the eye of Rafael or Michelangelo.… Read More How it Feels to be the Girliest Girl in the Weight Room
“I am a go getter, a problem solver and hyper active person. I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. An illness that will forever change my life and my family’s. After months of turning in the same circle of push harder and crash for days, I received another diagnosis, depression.”
-Raina of Chronic Illness for People and Untold Stories… Read More How to Survive Depression and Live a Productive Life