I was looking back at the past, the very beginning and reminiscing. How long until I let go and move on? How long until I get freed of the shackles that bind me from head to toe?How long until I free my mind and shake off all the thoughts that bind me to my past? I’m trying. Trying so hard to shake it off, all … Continue reading How Long?
The biggest challenge facing emotional well-being today A report released by Common Sense Media, which was covered by Fox News as well as The New York Times, found that 72 percent of teens feel the urge to immediately respond to their phone notifications, and 59 percent of parents feel their teens are addicted to their mobile devices. The numbers are steep and concerning, but the … Continue reading Altered Realities
When I turned 11, my parents had a surprise for me: we were going to move to the UK effective immediately. Being someone who grew up on Enid Blyton books, I was ecstatic, thinking that life there would involve pulling pranks on the French teacher, secret midnight feasts and eating fresh baked scones every day. I was bitterly disappointed. The moment we pulled up to … Continue reading A Change Will Do You Good.