Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

How to Know If You Have Superhero Syndrome

When the act of helping no longer helps

Photo by Harry Quan on Unsplash

Few months before the pandemic I was near my breaking point. Everything felt stale and monotonous. On the outside, I appear all smiles, but what people don’t know is I paddle through the murk of emptiness that I can’t seem to fill.

I had to quit working.




We don't talk enough about mental health.

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Drizia Bolaños

Drizia Bolaños

Taming my rambled thoughts through writing | Bibliophile | Cinephile | Editor of Pluma Manila Publication | Wallobooks Ambassador of Hope

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