comics

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

I forgot my first language after moving to America. Here’s how I’m reconnecting with my roots.

I haven’t lost my Russian entirely, but I feel my knowledge slipping away

The term ‘ladylike’ conjures outdated stereotypes. Here’s a new definition.

A recent logging sports event reminded me of how mighty women can be

I pride myself on being an airport pro. Here are a few of my go-to travel habits.

I enjoy the act of traveling — that in-between state

It has taken me years to acknowledge the shame I feel around body image. Progress is slow, but it adds up.

I spent most of my life ignoring and minimizing how I felt about my eczema

Climate change makes me anxious. Will Puerto Rico, my homeland, survive future severe storms?

Puerto Rico has withstood many hurricanes, but Hurricane Maria laid bare a crumbling infrastructure

Natalie Portman as Thor and everything else you need to know about Phase 4 of the MCU

Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow will also get a standalone film

During the summer, dappled sunlight transports me back in time. Here’s how.

Suddenly I’m 13 again, waiting for my mom to pick me up from swim practice