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?

I have always struggled with dark circles under my eyes. Here’s what I didn’t realize.

I learned a lot when I looked into the ideas behind certain beauty products

I was scared to try the menstrual cup. But it changed everything.

Here are four reasons I prefer it to tampons and pads

How baking shows changed my relationship with my daughter

Our cake-making days are all the more precious now