Mental illness tricks you into thinking you are not worthy of kindness—even from yourself. That needs to change.
Some travelers immediately immerse themselves in a culture and refuse to do touristy things. Though I try, I’m not really one of those people. I’m a little ashamed to admit it, but I kind of like the touristy things. I mean, I’m not traveling to just sit in coffee shops all day (just some of […]
I can’t be the only person who feels stressed and overwhelmed right before a vacation. Really, I’m not even that bad. I can usually let my responsibilities go once I get to the airport, but for some, it can take days to unwind and get in the vacation mindset—ultimately cutting your vacation short.
While there’s nothing wrong with celebrating America’s independence in 90+ degree heat with thousands of your closest friends, there are better ways to spend your time in the nation’s capital.
There are days that I ask myself this question. Why am I leaving my comfortable life with a good job, a new apartment with my amazing boyfriend, and supportive friends nearby to be lonely and anxious in a new place with a bunch of strangers?
There is so much to do at Ohiopyle that you can’t do it all in three days (or rather shouldn’t if you want to relax at all). So to help you narrow the activities down for your trip, I’ve come up with a solid list of five things you must do while in Ohiopyle (with a few personal “pro” tips from my experience).
I have to work every single day to be myself and to fight for my dreams, but it helps to write about my journey and to know that I’m not alone. I hope that my story, or one of the other stories out there about mental illness, help people going through the pain of living with an illness that we still know so little about.