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

The world right now can feel oppressively negative, and I find myself exhausted and weepy after a day of watching the news cycle. Self-care can sometimes mean turning off my phone and watching YouTube videos of unlikely animal friendships for a few hours. It’s not sustainable to be tapped in 24/7, and it’s okay to give yourself a day of eating cookie dough while being wrapped in a million blankets before getting back out there to fight the good fight.

Martial arts made me appreciate my body like never before. Here’s why.

Training has been truly revolutionary for me

How I came to terms with body hair (and decided to ditch Nair)

Growing up, I didn’t know any woman who had didn’t shave at least some of their body

Why are adult friendships so hard to make (and keep)?

When I do meet someone amazing, trying to be friends can feel more awkward than dating