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

When I used to ponder what “ladylike” looks like, I immediately conjured images of parasols, tiaras and china-cupped tea. But recently, competitors in a logging sports event reminded me of how mighty women can be. The experience expanded my conception of how “ladies” can set an impressive example for the next generation.

The pandemic empowered me to realize I’m nonbinary

I feel like I’m meeting myself for the first time

The pandemic has changed me. But how will we collectively heal?

It’s difficult to start healing when the pain is still being inflicted

I used to feel like I was losing money if I wasn’t working. Financial planning helped me find balance.

Money anxiety used to paralyze me with guilt and worry