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

I’ve always had the bad habit of finding any excuse to beat myself up.

I am so hard on myself when my depression or anxiety hits me. I end up questioning why I am like this and putting pressure on myself to be better.

Depression is hard. It tears everyone down no matter how successful or secure you are.

My therapist has started to help me figure out how to take it easy on myself. One of the ways she’s done that is to encourage me to rethink how I contextualize depression.

Is solo travel thrilling or anxiety inducing? For me, it’s both.

When I come home, I enjoy sharing the travel stories that only I can really tell

Overworking ourselves is overrated and unhealthy. Why is it so hard to respect work-life balance?

We should aim to be better at balancing work and play in our culture