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

I never expected to find anything about death when scrolling through my settings on Facebook. But then I stumbled upon Facebook’s mortality settings: settings made for the user to control what happens to their Facebook profile after they die. Confronted with the mortality of my body and the immortality of the self I leave on social media, I had a decision to make: Who will take over my social media after I die?

Libraries have always been a sanctuary for me. Here are 9 reasons I love them so much.

Here’s one reason: Librarians, with their infinite knowledge, sometimes feel magical

Creative burnout is inevitable. I recently took a different approach to overcome it — and it worked.

I was inspired by my friend’s comment about ‘fallow periods’

As a fat person, fear and shame have kept me from going to a spa. But I deserve to be pampered, too.

Until recently, I was even too afraid to take a fancy, candlelit bath in my own home