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

As a bilingual speaker living in the United States, I don’t have many opportunities to speak Russian, my native language. Growing up, I would often confuse and forget Russian words; I felt ashamed that I didn’t know the language fully. Joining a Russian language group tremendously improved my speaking skills.

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?