Only You & I Will Last Forever: A Letter To My Depression

Elephant Journal The misconception that depression is something that arises only during trails, or is easily curable leads to shame and isolation. I often get tired of telling people about my struggles with depression because of responses like, "Just take some medicine" or "You are depressed again?" I turn to writing in these cases. The…

Cancun at Fiesta Americana Condesa

Location, Location, Location The saying, "Location is everything" stands true when it comes to an all inclusive stay at the stunning Fiesta Americana. It takes no time at all for the staff to make me feel welcomed and at home. Everyone was polite and spoke to me with kindness. The first man I encountered, Pablo,…

We Are All Bran The Broken

Game of Thrones has been an epic show that has controlled television for almost a decade. Viewers, awards, and media buzz for the show have been overwhelming throughout its HBO reign, but all good things must come to an end. Everyone has had their favorites to win the throne through this cinematic journey but only…

The Fall After The Rise

The mind can be a scary place, and when coupled with the heart, you can experience a rollercoaster of emotions and experiences. Rollercoaster are thrilling, terrifying, exciting, heart wrenching, but ultimately out of our control. The weekend of my book release I was on a rollercoaster. At times I was on top of the world,…

Tackling Mental Health Through Poetry

I wrote earlier about my upcoming article with non-profit organization To Write Love On Her Arms and the day has finally arrived. My article is posted live on their website and I'm ecstatic. If you all would please go check it out, share, and tell me what you think I would appreciate it. I talk…

Contributing Editor of Barren Magazine

Barren Magazine is a literary publication that features fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and photography. Barren is know for hard truths, long stares, and gritty lenses that show the courage and truth of the creator. The magazine revels in the shadow-spaces that make up the human condition, and aim to find antitheses to that which defines…

The Tolucan Times

About Tolucan Times "The Tolucan Times/Canyon Crieris published every Wednesday and is an adjudicated newspaper of general circulation by Superior Court of Los Angeles, May 29, 1956. Decree N 94940. It is qualified to accept legal advertising by approval of Los Angeles Superior Court." My Story Published I had the honor of talking with on…