Sign in

Millennial living in the USA writing on all things imagined & experienced.
Sasha soaking up the sun captured by Y. Sherbaf

No one prepares another for death — the loss of a pet, and despite the time that passes by, it doesn’t get any easier. I am not going to practice toxic positivity because we are not here for that, right? We are here to be realistic and to read something that’s actually worthwhile. Well, whether or not this article captures your attention is none of my business. I just want to put it out there that I truly feel for all of you, for those of you who have experienced loss in any form during this time of COVID-19. This…


I thought I’d share a poem (below) I once wrote many moons ago when I lived in Spain. It oftentimes feels like a lifetime ago in which I was traveling the world in my early twenties, carefree and innocent to the responsibilities that now rest upon my shoulders. I will not burden you with the dark stories of my past, however I will tell you that I have traveled through more than just physical distance in this life of mine thus far. The mental distances I’ve come to travel have revealed parts of me that otherwise seemed so isolated. Traveling…


Before I dive into the raw details of all things mental health during this continuous unforeseen time of COVID-19, I thought the appropriate thing is to first introduce myself on this platform. By the way, I am not going to bore you with what I do for a living, which actually at the moment is “unemployed.” Regardless of what I do or don’t do, that’s not what defines me. What defines me is how I decide to treat myself and others that I interact with on a daily basis. So, I am a millennial who just recently completed her Master’s…

Yasi Sherbaf

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store