This is written for the person “triggered” by this title.

We are toxic.
I am toxic.
You are toxic.

You may not agree and you will probably read this defensively, and you should.

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Lately, there has been a lot of talk about the role that social media has played in the development of human nature and the course that…


I am not Chicana, and I honestly would like it if people would stop expecting me to understand a culture that I generally had not been properly exposed to up until my early 20’s. Chicano, Mexican, and Immigrant cultures are three vastly differing and complex identities. …


Rocio Flores’ badly edited, overly exposed 2011 senior picture

I’m seeing all the posts about sharing our senior pics with high school seniors that are struggling because they are missing out on their graduation events this year because of Coronavirus. I am also seeing some posts pointing out that it’s not going to be that encouraging to seniors to…


The country is in panic mode. Stores are out of toilet paper and Lysol is probably feeling pretty good about their profits this month. Social media is in full swing trying to juggle memes, news, and conspiracy theories. Everyone is having emotions…and yet.

We are not allowed to.

Photo by Kat Jayne from Pexels

[So this isn’t a post about the…


The Trials Of Gabriel Fernandez is trending in the #1 spot on Netflix. I see your posts about it. I see your outrage. I see your laments of pain. I also cried. It was a sad documentary. …


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Experience and facts are different. I get that. Most people understand that. But the fact that your experience is YOUR own fact; is a fact. It’s not up for debate. If I up look up at the sky and see pink clouds, but you walk outside an hour later and…


People don't like Cardi B because they feel like they're better than her and to be honest, they probably are.

Like, if it wasn't for what she made possible in her career, she would be just another "hood" girl struggling. She, compared to current you, is not more civil, more…


Think about the feeling you get when you're told you can't do things your way. When you're judged by your traditions and by sticking to the way that "things have always been". Think of the political climate and how attacked you've felt when your particular position has been attacked.

Think…


I hated life so much that I just wanted to stop existing.

I used to joke with my friend about sneaking out at night to go jump off the bridge on 85 but deep down I kept hoping she would set a date and get a ride. One night I took a bunch of pain pills (over the counter) I knew they’d…

Rocio Flores

I’m a self-development coach at rociioflores.com. I like to share my thoughts on facebook where I annoy family members with my rants. So they are here now:tada!

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