**We’ve Moved** This Site is Closing Soon

Hello everyone! I'd like to announce the end of one era and the beginning of a new one. As many of you know, I recently made the decision to move my blog onto a professional website. For those of you who would like to continue following my blog, you can now follow me at aartibodas.com! …

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We’ll be right back…

Hello readers! To all of you who have supported me in this blogging process so far, THANK YOU! Blogging and sharing my stories and experiences with the world has become a part of who I am, and I love it. As I grow, though, I want my blog to grow with me, and so as …

03/04/18, Open Letter

From Blog to Visual Journal Hey everyone! Welcome back to my blog for another open letter. This week, we are going to be talking about a few of the changes that are going to be taking place on my blog this year, as I transition out of writing to you all every week to talking to you …

Confidence

Having trouble feeling confident! Look no further this post is for you!

2/25/18 Open Letter

Hey all, This week's open letter is going to be kind of different. For the past week, I've been a little more stressed out than usual, and as its the end of the quarter, my mind keeps wandering to the thought of Spring Break! Because of this, I thought that this post would be a …

Shades of Misunderstanding

An intro to facing mental health as a person of color I want to start out by talking about this: there is something inherently difficult about constantly feeling misunderstood. I realized last week that this phrase is what defines my experience with mental health as a person of color.  I've been contemplating writing about this …

2/17/18, Open Letter- Announcing My Podcast!

Dear readers, I'm so excited to share this week's letter with you all! For those of you who follow me on Pinterest, Facebook or Twitter, you'll probably have heard already that I'm launching a Podcast in June of 2018! I'm so beyond excited for this- my Podcast is going to allow me to speak about …

5 Ways to Create a Better Living Space

Something that we as people don't pay as much attention to as we probably should is how our living space affects our mental health. As a university student, I know what it's like to live in small spaces, and I also know that I haven't even experienced the worst of the worst. I do know, …

2/11/18 Open Letter: Tough Love

Dear Readers, This week I want to use my open letter as an opportunity to talk about I've been thinking about a lot for the past few weeks. This is also a perfect topic to discuss on Valentine's day weekend! I realized at the end of last year that one of my biggest weaknesses is …