Living alone taught me to love myself. The first time I lived alone, in graduate school, I was a mess. Not only was I going through the immense pressures of a […]
I came out of the womb talking. Okay, not talking, but screaming. My mom recalls me instantly making it known to the world that I was here with a loud, […]
When I first got on birth control, I didn’t even have my driver’s license yet. I was a 15-year-old who suffered from severe cramps—so bad that I once ended up […]
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” This quote—by Will Durant from The Story of Philosophy—sums up why daily rituals help us live […]
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A Little Bit Introvert, A Little Bit Extrovert Whenever I’d take those Myers-Briggs tests in the past, I’d get the big ‘E’ for extrovert. I always assumed it was accurate; […]
The Cool Girls Revolutionizing Music Lo-fi indie, psych pop, bedroom R&B, avant-garde electronica—there’s a new wave of genre-bending music, and it’s led by women of color. These six brilliant musicians […]