Nighttime Routine

A couple of months ago, I posted about my morning routine and got some great feedback on it so why not follow up? While not too much has changed with the morning aspect, I wanted to do a post specifically about my nighttime routine. Since starting therapy for my anxiety, I have adopted some new practices…

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…

Letting Go of the Past: 5 Tips for Moving Forward

The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be. -Marcel Pagnol Whenever I find myself stuck on the past, I think of this quote. While I’m not spending…