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 worked in retail for two years. Here’s what shoppers should know about what happens behind the scenes.

No. 1: You have to have thick skin

For nostalgia’s sake, I hold onto items from my past relationships. But social media changes everything.

With direct messages and texts, ghosts of relationships past aren’t so easily sorted

I used to think I needed a house and a big salary by age 30. Now that I’m about to leave my 20s behind, I have new goals.

Now, I want to find what truly makes me happy