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psychologistmimi

I love to travel, try new foods (both simple and "exotic"), ingest caffeine, and watch political news coverage. Im a big pop culture junkie who isnt afraid to say she loves "In Touch" Magazine! A social marketing expert and psychologist by training who works in the public health field trying to bring a little common sense to it all.
All the world is my television and I like to provide commentary on it.
Cheers

Need a distraction for my distraction

During these times of frozen iguanas, global pandemic and looming locusts, we have all been looking for distractions from the real world. In other time, the word distraction may have held a slightly negative connotation. People getting distracted and not being productive was often noted as an issue. […]

Kinetic in a state of stasis

When I was a kid, my mother used to have me participate in storytelling contests. I have no idea how that ever came about. I don’t know whether such things even still exist. However, that love of words and stories stayed with me. Became a part of my […]

Wrecked

The sun beamed in to awaken my spirits My eyes wanted to feel the warmth Then I remembered how I had been wrecked My veil of safety pierced My heart punctured through and through Sorrow filling the air pockets Tears dripping from confusion It shouldn’t have happened Bland […]

Signs of the pandemic times

Despite the context, I am quite fortunate to be able to walk to and from work everyday. I’m often above 80 minutes of exercise time on a daily basis. I get to listen to music while also taking in real-time the pulse of the city. I see anxiety. […]

To smell vibrancy

I’m a diehard New Yorker. Even through this pandemic, where we were at the epicenter, I love New York. Maybe even more so now. But even with all that love for this grand city, I have often left it. I’ve lived in over 20 different cities. I’ve lived […]

It’s a long weekend… but

We love our long weekends. We get to decompress. We get to give the mind a mini vacation. We get to catch up on things. Normally, as a result, we wish everyone a great long weekend politely asking about their plans. Normally. Typically. These are not normal times. […]