Your blog update!

Elena Blanco - Senegal


February 13, 2019

The best place for me to feel calm and think, is any place that has trees.
I find myself having a hard time to sit and be present with others. This
has always been quite difficult for me. When in a large group i feel as if
i need a break to breath and recollect. Negative thoughts of judgement
spiral in my mind. When im in nature my mindset is completly different. I
think about the beauty around me, and it puts my mind at ease. I have
struggled with social anxiety my entire life, but this Gap year i have
found many ways to challenge it. I hope by the end of this Gap year i can
reach my goal, and feel just as comfortable with people as i do nature.

On Thu, Jan 31, 2019 at 12:37 AM Katie Markle <updates@globalcitizenyear.org>
wrote:

> **
> Hi elena,
> This is your monthly update on your blogging progress.
> *As of January 30 you’ve published 1 blogs!*
>
> As a reminder, you’re expected to publish 6 blogs by June 1st.
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Elena Blanco