science and faith can (and should) coexist

To some, I’m a hypocrite. My beliefs conflict with one another. I’m not a “true believer.” I’m standing in some awkward purgatory of ideas, too […] Read More

am I an empath? what it means to feel too much

If there is one thing I see among my age group that really bothers me, it is a trend toward making apathy seem “cool.” It’s […] Read More

get goods AND do good? easy charitable shopping

Every dollar is a vote. What you pay for, you support. Too often as consumers, we focus on the end product. We go into a […] Read More

vegans: just some angry hippies?

When I first started talking¬†about veganism, I knew what I was getting myself into. Well, to an extent. Even with almost two years under my […] Read More

what are chronic illness ‘spoons’?

Whether you face mental illness, chronic pain, an autoimmune disorder, or any other chronic disease, it can be hard to explain how you’re feeling at […] Read More

who’s next?: the Weinstein scandal

The news keeps coming. Someone new every day, it seems. It feels like what it would be living in the McCarthy era accusing each other […] Read More

Lord, Why am I Depressed?

Ironically (or maybe not) enough, spirituality and mental health can often go hand-in-hand. When we reach emotional lows and struggle to find a reason to […] Read More