Finding myself on the other side of two mental breakdowns over the course of two consecutive years changed me. There’s pre breakdown Anika and post breakdown Anika. A close friend told me after my first hospitalization that there’s no way you’re the same after experiencing what you’ve experienced. She was right. I’m not the same-I […]Read more "On The Other Side…"
Not too long ago I found myself having to justify my abilities. My written justification brought me back to a time when as a high school junior, I was asked to justify my abilities to successfully take on an advanced placement English class for senior year. Way back in the late 1990’s our high school […]Read more "“Perseverance Is Stubbornness With A Purpose”. -Josh Shipp"