Talking Therapy: My Struggles With Anxiety and My Experience With Therapy

The word therapy was not something I grew up hearing unless it meant physical therapy. With parents and family members who worked in factories, it was not uncommon to hear them discuss their coworkers needing physical therapy. When it came to mental health therapy, my first experience with it was on TV and movies. Sitcoms…

Dealing With Mental Health In The Hispanic/Latinx Community

As part of National Hispanic Heritage Month, I am spending the entire month of September highlighting the Hispanic/Latinx community and the issues we face.   Mental health was never something I grew up hearing of, at least not in the proper terms that I learned as I got older. No one in my family was…

Fitlife: 5 Tips to Get Over Your Gym Anxiety

It’s no secret that I struggle with consistency, especially when it comes to working out and eating healthy. However, every year I try to become better and this one is no exception. One thing I struggle with is the gym. I love working out, I really do. Maybe not before I go, but once I’m…