Benefits of Taking the Time and Relaxing after Work

Work, work, work! It seems that everyone these days just thinks about the professional aspect of their lives. Obviously, work is important, but when you think about it, if all you do on a daily basis is immerse yourself in your job, you won’t be only missing out on everything else that life has to … Read moreBenefits of Taking the Time and Relaxing after Work

A Life Less Ordinary

I haven’t been felt like writing for a while now. It’s definitely a type of therapy to get my thoughts out of my head, but it’s like I haven’t known what to say about my feelings and situation. I’ve been finding it hard to find the motivation to even the smallest of things like wash … Read moreA Life Less Ordinary

How Six Feet of Water Changed my Anxiety

Vacations with Tati In the first week of May I visited my closest friend Tati in Syracuse. When I’m with Tati we go on adventures and I have the opportunity to try new daring things I would otherwise pass up.  This May I went jogging in six feet of water for the first time. I … Read moreHow Six Feet of Water Changed my Anxiety

Schism (a.k.a. ‘What The World Needs Now’)

Schism: a split or division between strongly opposed sections or parties, caused by differences in opinion or belief. The world seems to be confused, angry and hurt; and whether it’s asking for it or not, what the world needs right now is more love. More light. More hope. A pathway to serenity. A few months ago, … Read moreSchism (a.k.a. ‘What The World Needs Now’)

Reversal

Infuse your life with action. Don’t wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen… … Read moreReversal

When my Depression Silences Me

The Cycle of Depressive Silence It’s been some time since I’ve seen symptoms of my depression. Recently, however, I couldn’t help but notice the old cycles of those symptoms reoccurring and reappearing. I’m sleeping for longer hours, isolating myself, feeling a great sense of irritation and hopelessness and lastly losing my sense of communication. Since … Read moreWhen my Depression Silences Me

Letting My Heart Lead The Way

What happens when you follow your heart? Like, trust your gut and follow your heart? Sometimes our hearts can be lead in the wrong direction, but I guess you have follow your heart with facts in mind, with observations and sometimes make some distance between you and your situation, whether it’s mentally or physically. But … Read moreLetting My Heart Lead The Way

Mirage

The dictionary defines a mirage as something illusionary — something unreal. When I was a kid, I was fascinated with movies and television shows because they were reassuring. You always knew who the heroes and villains were. When you grow up, you realize that life isn’t so black and white; people are seldom who they … Read moreMirage

The Positive Impact of a Beautiful Smile on Our Self-Esteem

We tend to underestimate the power of a smile. We have our neutral facial expression most of the time and perhaps we secretly admire people who smile often. When you think about it, a smile for no reason from a random stranger in the street makes us happier. It puts us in a better mood, … Read moreThe Positive Impact of a Beautiful Smile on Our Self-Esteem