The Need For Mindfulness And Therapy

“Wait, you have anxiety?” One of the hikers from the group that I was socially distancing with turned to look at me.

“Yeah,” I said, readjusting the supplies in my bag to adjust for the camel pack’s shift in weight. “I actually have terrible anxiety.”

It was true, and if I weren’t so insanely stubborn, my anxiety would be debilitating. I suffered from constant panic attacks that hit full swing at the height of California’s stay at home order. I had been getting by with hiking and camping and doing all sorts of very random things (like that one time I tried Capoeira) for so long that I hadn’t dealt with my anxiety. That was until COVID-19.

The pandemic shook things up and made me face myself. There was literally nowhere else to go but inward to take up a journey of reflection. Stripped of everything else, I got to see who I truly was as a person. My personality isn’t 80 percent anxiety and 20 percent the outdoors. I never realized how much more than that I was.

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Your Breath Conquers Mountains

Jasmine D. Lowe

 

There are moments in life when you feel like you’re climbing a never-ending mountain. Stressed—you feel like you will never get a break. I occasionally fall into this trap, and I forget that the most important thing you need to do in order to overcome nearly any obstacle is to take a step back and breathe. Continue reading “Your Breath Conquers Mountains”

Counting by Autre Ne Veut feat. Mykki Blanco

According to PopMatters Arthur Ashin, better known as “Autre Ne Veut‘s, soulful electro pop returns via their upcoming album ‘Anxiety’ releasing 26 February. The first single is “Counting“, a swirling mass of electro beats, crooning R&B, hip-hop and dance grooves. It’s an amazing first single from a project that we’re really looking forward to next year.”

Mykki Blanco, or Michael Quattlebaum has put out a mixtape called Cosmic Angel: The Illuminati Price/ss, and is currently touring with Death Grips.