Empathy

Stop With the ‘New Teacher Challenge’

Stop With the ‘New Teacher Challenge’

In the latest round of What the hell has happened to humanity?, there are now parents on TikTok who are showing their kids pictures of disabled people or people with diseases that affect their physical appearance. And then they are pretending these strangers are their kids’ new teachers. Because, apparently,…

How to Be the Best at Being Humble

How to Be the Best at Being Humble

At a time when we feel pressured to “sell” and “brand” ourselves to get ahead, it can be hard to see where — and how — humility fits into the picture. With everything from jobs to dating to travelling feeling like a competition, we can spend a lot of time…

Connect With Nearby Friends And Family With A ‘Family Drop Box’

Connect With Nearby Friends And Family With A ‘Family Drop Box’

When my husband’s parents returned from a trip to Florida back at the beginning of March, I picked them up from the airport and my son and I elbow-bumped them in greeting in place of our usual hugs. We haven’t been within six feet of them since that night, despite…