anxiety

Learning Through Teaching Yoga

A few months ago, I was asked to teach kids yoga at a school. I doubted the offer for a few weeks as I was going through another depressive episode and any type of decision of this kind overwhelms me. I received my 200 hour YTT (Yoga Teacher Training) certificate in early 2017, after practicing […]

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1 Year of Treatment

It’s been 1 year since I was hospitalized and over 1 yr and a half since Emma was born. Spain was so refreshing. I miss Europe and I missed traveling. We hadn’t traveled internationally since before the pandemic. It was challenging with two little ones… especially carrying the strollers up hills on cobblestone streets. And […]

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Interview on Anxiety

*this interviewee prefers to remain anonymous and I appreciate & support him Please share a bit about your background I was born and raised in Venezuela, and moved to Miami in 2005 with my parents, right after graduating from high school. I was not aware of any mental health illnesses before 2014. There’s also a […]

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Travel & Brighter Days

This week we will travel to Europe to see my husband’s grandfather and other family members. I have my cousins in Madrid that I absolutely love. I lived with them when I was in college for a summer abroad and since then consider them an extension of my direct family. We are actually very distant […]

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New Psychiatrist Opinion

I spoke to a new psychiatrist this morning that was recommended by an ex colleague and family friend. This Dr is based in Argentina (the appointment was online via WhatsApp video call), is an ex gynecologist and also worked in the pharmaceutical industry. He also believes this is not a classic postpartum depression case. So […]

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