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.

When it came to the pandemic and my two young adult children, I had to make a tough decision. Was it right?

I brought home my daughter but left my son at university

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