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.

Meet Worrier Girl: A superhero defined by impostor syndrome

Marvel at her ability to feel like a fraud at absolutely everything she does

A chronic illness upended my life. I’m still trying to find a new normal.

Should I talk about my diagnosis on a first date? Tell my friends if I’m feeling particularly awful?

There’s a constant voice in my head telling me I’m not good enough. Here’s how I’m trying to overcome it.

My therapist calls this ‘black-and-white thinking’ and says it isn’t productive