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

In 2020, I was attempting to finish my MFA degree while quarantining at home, working reduced hours in a restaurant and struggling with the unemployment benefits system. In this period of collective crisis, making art felt pointless. The objects in my home that were made and given to me by dear friends reminded me of the sense of connection and joy I take from art, especially when I feel lonely.

Depression is more than just feeling sad. Here’s how I’m recognizing other symptoms.

I’m realizing ‘quirky’ aspects of my personality may be related to my illness

Meet 8 superheroes that would make everyday life so much better

From the Personal Bubble to the Package Wrangler, these characters would save the day

9 steps to becoming the love of your own life

This Valentine’s Day, all you need is you