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

My cat, Panic, is 21 years old and subverts every stereotype about cats that you can imagine. Cats have a reputation as being aloof and unpleasant, but in reality, they’re just as behaviorally diverse as dogs.

This year, I’m no longer trying to be a ‘new me’ — I want to be happy with who I am

A desire to change needs to come out of a place of love for yourself, not self-loathing

I can’t fix the global waste problem, but here are small steps I am taking to be more sustainable

Individual efforts may seem trivial, but don’t get discouraged

I dared to go gray — and have felt both shame and pride

In the end, the awkward transition was worth it