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

I’ve had many friends in my life, and each one of them has helped me grow and change for the better. Everyone is different and brings different things to the table when it comes to friendship. Sometimes friendships don’t work long term. It’s disappointing when friends grow apart and relationships fail, but I’ve learned to approach every person with an open heart and hope for the best.

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