Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

New Year’s resolutions are often used to put us down, poke at our insecurities and exploit our wallets. However, if made in a thoughtful way, resolutions can be a powerful tool for personal growth.

Using a few simple approaches, we can create a kinder, supportive and more inspirational New Year’s resolution to help us tackle our goals.

I’m hard of hearing. The pandemic has introduced unique challenges — but I’m learning to overcome them.

There are already lots of roadblocks in society for people with disabilities

2020 zapped my creativity. I’m slowly finding my way back to art.

When I wasn’t producing, I questioned my identity as an artist

My home is full of hand-me-downs. When I feel lonely, these items raise me up.

The objects remind me of the sense of connection and joy I take from art