How Do You Calm Your Anxiety?

I, well, submerge myself within the water, drown my naked soul within the sea. They say water, because of its soothing properties, soothes the soul. And I can’t argue with their notion, well aware of the peace it always brings to me. I took a “Mindfulness for Anxiety” course during a time where I couldn’t…

Spider-Man: Miles Morales

“Wow, a mainstream super hero who looks like me.” That was my first thought when starting the video game “Spider-Man: Miles Morales”. Miles hails form the Bronx but in this story is coping with a move to Harlem after the death of his father. We find him still learning the way of the web from…

The Journey of Suffering

If you were to see Jake Rohr the first thing you’re hit with is a tall drink of water with long long golden locks. He’s built a career off of that hair and even had an Insta handle-pun inspired by his mane. But when you meet him and really talk to him, you discover this…

Loneliness: A Negative Connotation We Fear, We Have

Loneliness. According to Cambridge dictionary, loneliness is defined as the “state of being lonely” and being lonely is the state of being “unhappy because you are not with other people.” In other words, being alone means that you’re dissatisfied with yourself, miserable with the act of spending time with you. The word “alone” has such…

Not in Control

Do you find yourself, or have you ever found yourself, feeling incredibly disconnected and out of control with what’s going on around you that you think, “What am I even doing here?” 2020 has been many things, but forgiving isn’t one of them. With every new month/week/day/hour, something happens to shake up our sense of…

A Letter to the Little Black Girl Inside

Dear _____, Remember when you were a little girl and thought the world was as innocent as you? You believed people were kind and compassionate, that everyone was as pure and loving as you. You would sit at the edge of your bed each summer night and look outside the window, wondering what it would…

World of Podcasts: “New Age Renaissance”

In the podcast “New Age Renaissance” you’ll find: poetry, short story originals and some music compositions. It’s kind of intended to be, “a little bit of everything”. Most of the talks and stories are based around some form of informal philosophy. The overall, continued theme, is unity through diversity. Although the podcast sits at only…

Are We All A**Holes?

You know what sucks? A few days ago I was hit with the idea that, to someone somewhere, I’m the bad guy. Somebody has, or will, see me as a negative force in their life. No matter what I try to do or say, I will be the antagonist to their hero journey. Admittedly, that…

Self Care Is An Actual Thing

Self-care is something that I think everyone should try out. It may seem like another trend going around, or only “young” people do it, but self-care is something that everyone should incorporate into their daily lives. According to verywellmind, their definition of self-care located on their website states, “Self-care describes a conscious act one takes…

Songs That Gives Us Goosebumps

Remember that song that got you through a tough time in your life? Go back to that song. Yes. Do it. Listen to it now no matter how many years later. My song still gives me goosebumps and I do feel a similar ache in my chest that I felt then. However, it allows you…

From My Lens Podcast Opens Pathway To Sustainable Mindfulness | WORLD OF PODCASTS

Welcome to From My Lens Podcast. I talk about mindfulness, sustainable lifestyle, and how to be location independent. I also invite Digital Nomads and entrepreneurs to share their expertise and knowledge. If you want to know more about mindfulness, self-development, and interested in being location independent, then you’ve come to the right place. I hope…

How To Start Your Meditation Journey

During this quarantine, I’ve been doing a lot to keep myself occupied and sane, but mostly I’ve been trying out many things to keep my mind and body balanced, and one of those things has been meditation. I will say that my meditation journey has come a long way, and I can see a change…

“Rialto” Movie Review

I had the pleasure of interviewing the director of “Rialto”, Peter Mackie Burns, after watching the film. Before I share his answers to questions and insights from our chat, I’ll share with you a bit about the movie and how its unexpected journey of responsibility resonates from start to finish. (Free of spoilers, of course)….

Fight or Flight: Anxiety Reintroduced.

Anyone with anxiety will tell you it feels like an integral part of who they are and not something they brag about. Although it has its uses in helping us bond with our fellow anxiety sufferers, we want to learn how to cope with it and not let it destroy us. So after watching numerous…

How To Overcome Procrastination

Everybody all knows the sentiment of having a gigantic rundown of to-dos and approaching deadlines, yet we find ourselves becoming a victim of procrastination on a regular basis. Whether it is small or big tasks, it has become our second nature to procrastinate.

A Different Perspective

Dealing with an illness or disease can put a “damper on your day.” Not only that but having a medical condition leads to anxiety and depression. Diseases that affect you physically, mentally, and emotionally are sometimes incurable, fatal, and leave a dark spot so full in your life that you are dying to empty. What…

It’s Time to Start Putting Yourself First

I had a bad day today. Well, to be honest, I’ve been having a lot of bad days lately. Days that seem like they’ll never end. Or the kind of days where they all start to blend together into the same continuous motion. I no longer see the week as 7 days; I see it…

My Journey to *FINALLY* Being Comfortable with My Body

It’s been a long time comin’…. I’ve been unhappy with my body for as long as I can remember, and some of my most vivid childhood memories include getting bullied for being overweight. While most kids lose their “baby fat” sometime in their pre- or early teen years, that just wasn’t the case for me….