The Favor Bank

Elisa A. Escalante/ LCSW/ 3-10-2022 “You’re welcome, for all the shit I did for you that you forgot to say thank you for.” -EaE If there’s one emotion that caught me off guard and left me feeling very uncomfortable and unsettled, I would have to say it was my rage. Because by my early thirtiesContinue reading “The Favor Bank”

Social Mania

Elisa A. Escalante/ LCSW/ 1-20-2022 This blog is about social media and how it impacts our social lives and our mental health. Sorry, I just found that title to be somewhat appropriate and more of an attention grabber. I don’t consider social media to be simply a ‘tool’. It’s deeper than that, it is aContinue reading “Social Mania”

Mental Health Internet “Experts” Part 2

Elisa A. Escalante/ LCSW/ 4-10-2022 After I published mental health experts, I immediately knew that I would need to do a part two. I had a great reviews, and also my blog could be centered around this alone. Because the Internet is throwing out horrible mental health advice at a pace that cannot be controlled.Continue reading “Mental Health Internet “Experts” Part 2”

Mental Health internet “Experts”

Elisa A. Escalante/ LCSW/ 3-25-2022 This topic needs to get covered, and I finally got my collection together to make this happen. Now with social media, there are mental health influencers and gurus everywhere. There’s more talk on mental health than ever before. And I’m proud of the younger generation for being more open toContinue reading “Mental Health internet “Experts””

It’s okay to admit you were Brain Washed

Elisa A. Escalante/ LCSW/ 1-7-2022 “I don’t feel like watching brain washed people get angry at other brain washed people, and then constantly argue about who is more brain washed” How many times in your life have you reflected back on your younger mental state, opinions, and behaviors? After reflecting, how often have you askedContinue reading “It’s okay to admit you were Brain Washed”

Perception is NOT Reality

Elisa A. Escalante/ LCSW/ 9-15-2021 “They see only what we let them see. Everything else is up to them to dig up and find. Yes, it is a test that very few will pass.” -EaE      “Perception is reality”, one of the many lines that made me cringe when I was active-duty military. Especially workingContinue reading “Perception is NOT Reality”

You don’t Have to

Elisa A. Escalante/ LCSW/ 8-17-2021 “Being forced, controlled and coerced is a lifestyle that humans are very much capable of adapting to. They can sustain life in chaos, and upon absence of it… find themselves lost.” -EaE      Living in a world of unlimited options and opportunities but yet, confined by… rules, ethics, moral dilemmas,Continue reading “You don’t Have to”


Elisa A. Escalante/ LMSW/ 1-11-2021      Who are you at the party? Are you the life of the party, everyone waits for you as you make your exciting late/ dramatic entrance into the room? Are you the one who comes with someone, so you are not alone? Are you the one in the corner sippingContinue reading “Misfit”