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

If you’d asked me growing up about the difference between religion and faith, I would have said they’re the same thing. Of course, my adult years have taught me that the two are quite different. I used to have a hard time respecting people who believe in the supernatural, but a recent experience changed that.

I stumbled upon Facebook’s mortality settings — and realized I had an important decision to make

I was confronted with the mortality of my body and the immortality of the self I leave on social media

Meet Worrier Girl: A superhero defined by impostor syndrome

Marvel at her ability to feel like a fraud at absolutely everything she does

A chronic illness upended my life. I’m still trying to find a new normal.

Should I talk about my diagnosis on a first date? Tell my friends if I’m feeling particularly awful?