COVID-19 stole many anticipated moments from my youth, including the beginning of my college career. Forced into virtual learning and isolation, I had to adapt, become self-disciplined, and form meaningful relationships. While the pandemic took away precious memories, it also presented opportunities for personal growth and resilience.
Follow the author's journey of breaking free from the pressures of perfectionism and anxiety. Learn how to prioritize mental health, embrace self-acceptance, and overcome the fear of failure. Discover the power of making mistakes and choosing your own path in life.
Explore the complex world of depersonalization and derealization, often overlooked symptoms of anxiety and dissociation. Follow the author's personal experiences and discover practical tips to manage dissociative episodes. Learn how to create a sense of grounding, diminish sensory triggers, and find support in professional help. Together, we can navigate the challenges of dissociation and find hope in connecting with others who share similar experiences.
Navigating college life can be exhilarating yet stressful, leading to neglect of mental and physical well-being. This personal perspective highlights the importance of finding balance, setting goals, and prioritizing self-care for a healthier college journey.
Fostering a sense of community can play a pivotal role in improving children's mental health. By nurturing transparent and supportive relationships, we can create a lasting positive impact on their mental well-being.