Young adults constantly find themselves on autopilot due to society’s expectations for things like getting into college, finding a job or becoming wealthy. However, these thoughts can drive a negative shift in mental health. A study from the Mayo Clinic Health System reported that 1 in every 3 college students suffer from anxiety.
It might be difficult for students to go about their day without experiencing stress or anxiety. The crushing feeling and negative effects of anxiety seem to be a topic that most college students can identify with, especially when thinking about their lives after graduation.
This photo essay follows a day in the life of a student, worker, and aspiring nurse. Dayana Morffi displays stress as she takes viewers through her daily tasks. She worries and struggles to concentrate daily. This leads to an all-consuming feeling that leaves her drained. Take a look into Morffi’s day as she battles her anxiety and continues to work towards her dream career.
Gabriela Perez is a senior FIU student majoring in Digital Media and communications/Broadcasting Journalism. After graduation, she would like to work in the entertainment industry as either a magazine editor or as an Anchor/Presenter. Her favorite getaway places are New York City and Los Angeles California. She enjoys reading, watching films, traveling and writing. She hopes to inspire others, to go after what their hearts desire.
Cindy Claros is a senior majoring in Digital Media/Broadcasting Journalism. After graduation, she hopes to work in the entertainment industry and for shows such as "Good Morning America" and "The Real" or start her podcast.
Janetssy Lugo is a student at Florida International University majoring in digital journalism. She loves reading, baking and listening to Bad Bunny. Working at a radio station is one of her goals as well as traveling the world.