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

Mother-daughter relationships can be difficult to navigate, but I’m slowly starting to figure it out. I always assumed it was a parent’s responsibility to take care of their child, but I’ve come to realize that I am just as responsible for nurturing and strengthening our relationship.

I’m plus-sized and Asian. Some days, I feel pressure to look different — but I know my body doesn’t have to fit the mold.

Any time I want a pick-me-up, I look to body-positive women for inspiration

This year, I’m no longer trying to be a ‘new me’ — I want to be happy with who I am

A desire to change needs to come out of a place of love for yourself, not self-loathing

I can’t fix the global waste problem, but here are small steps I am taking to be more sustainable

Individual efforts may seem trivial, but don’t get discouraged