When you work for a corporate business, you are not in the driver’s seat of your career — sometimes not even of your personal life.

I am not the one to quit or give up easily. Many folks think it’s an admirable quality to be persistent, and they applaud me for it. But let me tell you, too much of anything (even of something good) is never good.

There have been numerous things in my…


In February 2021, my boyfriend and I gave away our cars and apartment to live as nomads. We had seven months of traveling before having to go back to Miami for a friend’s wedding.

Needless to say that we had a fantastic time, and we will continue to travel. …


I got my first taste of remote work during the COVID-19 lockdown. I began working from home in March 2020 and though it felt pretty unconventional in the beginning, it quickly turned into a pleasant adaptation.

I genuinely learned to love everything about working from home. Not only were the…


“Why” is the most asked question in therapy.

If you have been reading my stories, you already know that I am a Licensed therapist working at BetterHelp. For the last six years, I have heard my clients asking themselves “Why” — some of them with healthy intentions, others not so much.

People want to know Why” are they…


When people see you doing the nomad thing, they often think you have a blast 24/7 — making it hard to be vulnerable about sharing mental health or life struggles. However, when you do open up, you will find that some people’s responses are around the lines of:

“But, you…


Lately, I have noticed that a trending topic in therapy is “how do I become more disciplined?.”

My theory is that COVID caused a great deal of influence in people wanting to achieve entrepreneurial goals, as they got laid off, moved to remote work, or had more alone time to think about their dreams. …


If you read my featured post on “Why I Am Quitting Corporate America To Become A Freelancer”, you know that I just became part of the digital nomad community in January 2021. My job entails doing virtual therapy through BetterHelp and traveling to expand my knowledge about planet earth.

My…


Tips from a therapist

We are social creatures by nature. We cannot deny that most of us long to have meaningful connections with others.

Some of us may try to convince ourselves that we are better off alone, but do not be surprised if you eventually begin to experience conflicting thoughts about that idea.


Losing control of your emotions and behavior is not fun nor healthy. It is a complete roller coaster that leads to shame, self-hate, and never-ending conflict. Conflict with both ourselves and others, as the inability to self-regulate emotions, undeniably causes us to become disruptive in our society.

I am not…


How to get out of depressive, anxious, and negative states of mind

The mind bully is your anxious, depressive, over-critical, or self-shaming voice. The bully in your mind is the monster that drags you down to the pit of despair, fear, and self-hate.

The mind bully is responsible for fueling your mental health issues, as it feeds on your poor self-worth, weaknesses…

Daniela Marin

Licensed Therapist, Blogger, YouTuber, Journal Creator & Seller. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNhVM6HTbv7xiRztMTYNldw

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