An open letter to those dealing with extreme trauma

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Dear Tim Denning:

Since I read your article a few days ago, it was somehow glued to my thoughts throughout my days.

While traveling, I started many DMs to you, but they all seemed empty-cliché consolation words that didn’t…



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Carmen Ballesteros

Carmen Ballesteros


Anthropologist, traveler & entrepreneurship coach. Serial optimist. Sharing tips for happy business & life. Help me be a cool girl @