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

Freelancing can sound like a dream. Working from home, making your own hours and being your own boss sounds like the ideal job for anyone trying to make it on their own.

But it’s not all sitting in your underwear and drawing (though, that’s a lot of it). Working as a freelancer is a very real representation of feast and famine.

Some days you find yourself checking your bank account to see if you have enough to leave the house. That is, if you even have the time to leave the house.

How taking care of my plants helps me take care of myself

I have ferns, succulents, cacti and more, and they all require special care

I used to hide my dad’s addiction. Now I can talk about it, but I’m still learning how to cope.

Recently, I realized I needed to let go of the weight of this secret

I used to think I wasn’t like other girls. Here’s why that was all wrong.

A lot of us are conditioned to be unhappy with the idea of being a woman