Libraries have always been a sanctuary for me. Here are 9 reasons I love them so much.

Here’s one reason: Librarians, with their infinite knowledge, sometimes feel magical

Creative burnout is inevitable. I recently took a different approach to overcome it — and it worked.

I was inspired by my friend’s comment about ‘fallow periods’

As a fat person, fear and shame have kept me from going to a spa. But I deserve to be pampered, too.

Until recently, I was even too afraid to take a fancy, candlelit bath in my own home

Why being forgetful isn’t as bad as it seems

Is my brain deteriorating, or is it simply overstuffed?

As extroverts, my partner and I are quick to overdo it. Here’s how we know it’s time to take a break.

If there’s an empty spot on our calendar, odds are one of us will find something to fill it

As a kid, I saw myself in this ’90s ‘Goosebumps’ book. It’s the perfect story to revisit on Halloween.

R.L. Stine’s ‘The Haunted Mask’ holds up as frightening and thrilling in 2019

What happens when you ignore your stress? I found out the hard way.

Changing old habits is not easy, but I am learning to sit with difficult emotions longer

I’m constantly battling negative thoughts. There’s no quick fix, but here’s how I seek relief.

Sometimes my worries are triggered by an external source; other times, there’s no specific cause

Think cats are standoffish or unpleasant? This one proves you wrong.

Cats get a bad rap, but in reality, they’re as behaviorally diverse as dogs

All my life, I’ve been teased for using pads instead of tampons. But it’s more common than you think.

What’s more, some people with periods don’t have a choice