Gina Moreno

The Unexpected ADHD: Unraveling the Everyday Symptoms I Mistook as Normal

For years, I brushed off certain habits and reactions as just part of who I am—a bit quirky, somewhat forgetful, and often running on a different wavelength than everyone else. It wasn’t until my journey into understanding ADHD that I realized these weren’t mere quirks; they were symptoms of living with undiagnosed ADHD. Let me […]

Part 2: Embracing My Truth: Navigating ADHD Diagnosis as a Latina Woman

The Virtual Confessional The day of my ADHD diagnosis was a collision of fear and hope. As a Latina, I grappled with the cultural stigmas around mental health, fearing judgment and misunderstanding. Yet, the virtual space became my confessional, a place where my experiences and fears were met with validation and understanding. My doctor’s assurance […]

Part 1: The Unseen Struggle: My Journey to Uncover ADHD Beyond Achievements

Beneath the Surface of Success On the outside, my life read like a series of achievements: graduating with honors from high school, obtained various leadership roles in university, and a promising start in the tech industry. As a Latina, the pride in these accomplishments was not just mine but my family’s—a testament to our resilience […]

Understanding Intergenerational Trauma Among Latino Immigrants: Understanding and Healing

Intergenerational trauma is a silent thread woven into the fabric of many families, particularly pronounced among Latino immigrants. This community faces unique challenges that span across generations, from the first wave of immigrants to their descendants today. Understanding and addressing these deep-rooted issues is crucial for healing and forging a resilient future. The Legacy of […]