Must See Mexico City: 10 Days in a Culture Capital by Danna Sweidan

Before we go over the itinerary that Sam and I used, I’d like to give five general tips about traveling to Mexico City too.

Tip 1.

The weather is mostly mild and sunny year-round, but the altitude (over 7000 ft above sea level) means it’s windy, and sudden storms can take you by surprise— bring easy layers and comfortable tennis shoes.

Tip 2.

Don’t try to dress down here. By all means, wear whatever you please, but know that Mexico City is very well dressed, basically everywhere. The only place I didn’t see blazers was hiking Teotihuacan’s pyramids.

Tip 3.

Many restaurants are wonderful here, but the magic is in the carts. Almost every street cart and bodega is making delicious, fresh meats and tortas. You’ll see tents full of suited lunch break bankers sitting on plastic stools huddled over a plate of steaming al pastor tacos. Trust these tents, and walk up to them as often, if not more than you would Yelp a place first.

Tip 4.

We walked nearly everywhere, but this is a massive city. Continue reading “Must See Mexico City: 10 Days in a Culture Capital by Danna Sweidan”

Start Today!

Your tomorrow starts today.

We sometimes let our busy schedules and/or tiredness interfere with getting certain things done. We will put things off until tomorrow however, when tomorrow arrives it’s always “tomorrow!” Continue reading “Start Today!”

The Importance of Seeking Help From a Mental Health Professional

Seeking help from a Mental Health Professional is important because they will give you sound advice and unbiased counseling.

Don’t get me wrong, speaking with family and friends can be beneficial when you need a support system. Still, I have found professional help makes it easier to be open about emotions and addressing things that have taken place. 

Some people will attempt to hide and ignore symptoms that point to mental health issues: he or they may be ashamed or don’t know how to handle it. According to Better Health Television, talking to your doctor or mental health professional about emotional difficulties is a positive step toward improving your mental health. A professional can help you achieve a healthier lifestyle. For example, he or she can improve your problem-solving skills, build and increase confidence, help you heal from the past, and set and achieve personal goals.  Continue reading “The Importance of Seeking Help From a Mental Health Professional”

You Are Enough

Only you can determine that YOU ARE ENOUGH!
If you struggle with this thought, self-confidence and self-love equal knowing YOU ARE ENOUGH!
For you to be enough, you have to believe you are enough. When it comes to being enough, you are you; have self-confidence and self-love. Self-confidence has firm trust within yourself. Self-love is what it is, loving yourself. Continue reading “You Are Enough”