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 finishing my senior year at home — and taking the opportunity to revisit formative stories from childhood

I realized these stories can help me navigate an uncertain future

My parents and I both live in coronavirus epicenters — but we’re separated by thousands of miles

We’re trying to have hope in Seattle and Italy

A trip to San Francisco showed me just how far-reaching the impact of coronavirus is

It’s impossible to ignore the rising number of cases around the world