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

Is it better to pursue your passion or to let it remain a hobby? I’ve been following the former path again and again ever since I decided on my college major, but I still don’t know the right answer to this question.

The only thing I do know is that pursuing your passion is as draining as it is fulfilling. Therefore, it’s crucial to still have a hobby — something you do for the pure joy of it. The more removed it is from your passion, the better.

For me, that’s ice skating.

How taking care of my plants helps me take care of myself

I have ferns, succulents, cacti and more, and they all require special care

I used to hide my dad’s addiction. Now I can talk about it, but I’m still learning how to cope.

Recently, I realized I needed to let go of the weight of this secret

I used to think I wasn’t like other girls. Here’s why that was all wrong.

A lot of us are conditioned to be unhappy with the idea of being a woman