What happened to the “American dream”? Is it no longer for everyone?
I am a child of immigrants. My mom and dad came to America from the Philippines in hopes of finding a better life than the one they left behind. They’ve worked hard to give my brothers and me the privileged lives we’ve had.
Addiction is a chronic, relapsing brain disease. Addiction is a disease. That means that an addicted person isn’t just someone who makes bad choices, an addicted person is someone who is ill and needs treatment.
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Week, I thought it only appropriate to talk more about my own mental health. Not-so-fun fact: I struggle with anxiety.
“Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.”
― Nelson Mandela
I’m hardly old. I’m only 25, but here are 10 things I miss about my childhood.
Let’s get real for a second. I struggle with anxiety. You’re probably thinking, “That’s not a big deal. Everyone gets anxiety, right?”
I have so many questions: Why do women compete? What makes us think that someone else’s success invalidates our own? Why have close female friends turned on me in the past?