Peace Corps life can be a lot to manage at times. I love my community, but sometimes struggle to be so far from my support group and from the things I used to love to do. Add in a couple acosos on the street, struggling to communicate in Spanish, or a hard day of teaching and I can start feeling pretty down. Querida Mita, when life seems stacked against you, how do you keep from feeling blue?
What do I do to keep from feeling blue? Well, let me tell you something. Fijate que…
There will always be sad times in life, but it’s important to remind yourself of what you are grateful for. Have you thanked God for being alive today? Even if you don’t believe in God, you can still be thankful for that breath you just took. Hay mas tiempo que vida (There is more time than life) is my favorite saying for a reason. Life is short, and we must appreciate it.
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