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

These days, I’m happy admitting I’m not a minimalist — I like stuff. However, owning too much and being surrounded by clutter is a burden. I’ve dipped my toe in Marie Kondo techniques (I mean, look at how she folds), and I often go through big purges. But I wondered if there were other meaningful, mindful ways to approach what I buy and the belongings I keep. That’s when I heard of the “depth year.”

I suffer from Zoom phobia. Here’s what that looks like.

‘Ugh, awkward pause! When did I last speak?’

It’s not my job to absolve your white guilt

It should not take our deaths for people to realize our worth

Meet Qahera, the Muslim superheroine fighting bigots instead of comic book villains

She was created by Egyptian illustrator and designer Deena Mohamed