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

Growing up, I always tried to be the perfect child.

Living my life so rigidly filled me with anxiety that I still carry with me today.

I worried that if I let go the whole world would come crashing down and it would be all my fault.

As I grew older I tried to find the pivotal turning point in my life where I went from happy carefree kid to worrisome young adult.

Cooking with my partner is a beautiful element of our relationship. Here’s why it’s special to us.

Few things bring me more joy

Being in nature is a form of self-care for me. Here’s how I manage it living in a city.

It’s also forced me to confront my privilege

I’m nonbinary. Here’s what that means.

And here’s what not to say