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

I’m so grateful to be living during the body-positive movement. I follow a ton of plus-sized women on social media. Any time I want a pick-me-up, I can look to them for inspiration. Some days, I look at myself in the mirror and wink at myself and say, “Dang, you look good.” There are times when people tell me: “You’re perfect sized!” “You don’t look fat!” “Stop worrying!” This is sometimes hard to accept, having grown up in an Asian community.

The pandemic empowered me to realize I’m nonbinary

I feel like I’m meeting myself for the first time

The pandemic has changed me. But how will we collectively heal?

It’s difficult to start healing when the pain is still being inflicted

I used to feel like I was losing money if I wasn’t working. Financial planning helped me find balance.

Money anxiety used to paralyze me with guilt and worry