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

Catching myself in a reflection is not always a pleasant surprise. The perspective may be distorted, but it’s difficult not to look at these passing glimpses as a secret truth. Feelings of being not good enough or less than suddenly come to the surface. Sometimes, it takes a little extra help to dig ourselves out.

Teaching made me realize adulthood is a myth. I want to show my students it’s okay to be human.

We’re all just humans, figuring it out one day at a time

I got breakthrough covid. It made me appreciate the vaccine more than ever.

Despite the odds, I feel very lucky

I don’t want kids. Here’s how I made peace with my decision.

I can’t have it all in life, and I’m okay with that