The Bad Influence
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The Bad Influence

Mental Health

The (Not So) Great Pandemic Meltdown Finally Hit Me. On My Birthday.

Because — LIFE.

I stared hard at the screen on the treadmill, trying to will away the urge to bawl. I increased the running speed, breathing hard, exhaling loudly. I wanted to run. Fast. But my breaths were catching up on my throat. Something was bubbling under the surface, threatening to…



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Agnes Eveline Anton

Writer by heart. Teacher (English, Yoga, Pilates) by trade. Avid reader. World traveller. Model. You can reach me at