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

I recently realized that Christmas was not only the most wonderful day, but also one of the most wasteful days of the year. This Christmas, I’m determined to celebrate my most ethical and environmentally friendly holiday yet.

When my plants wither, it feels like a reflection of my own setbacks

Taking care of myself and my plants can be an uphill battle

Kate not Katie: Why I dropped the ‘i’ in my name

As I got older, my name started to feel like a too-small sweater

My parents’ divorce stopped me from being the kid I wanted to be. Here’s how I healed.

I realized every family has their own story, and this is mine