Credit: Max Maldonado


By Max Maldonado

Nostalgia a wistful or excessively sentimental yearning for return to or of some past period. I have been fascinated by the topic for most of my life, and I believe that it came about from listening to the stories the adults told in my life. In this piece, I break down why I became fascinated with the topic of nostalgia and memory, and why I am afraid that I will lose this when I get older. Nostalgia is an emotional state that when the pressures of the world in the present begin to get to us, it can take us back to a point in our pasts to comfort us. Join me, Max Maldonado, as I decode my interest in the topic and how exactly nostalgia benefits our health.

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Producer and Sound Editor: Max Maldonado. Music: Fragile by Spoc