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A Texas Single Mother’s Abortion Story

The Cut · 8 min

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, which the Supreme Court overturned last year, only two options remain for one in four women of reproductive age in 14 states if they wish to terminate a pregnancy: seek care out of state or self-manage their abortion.

Starting Over With a Divorce Registry

The Cut · 5 min

A friend of mine got divorced not long ago. Her new apartment is clean and quiet, and every single object in it vibrates with significance. Here is the kettle. Here are the light fixtures chosen hastily out of necessity. Divorce brings inanimate objects to life.

Mastering the Art of Letting Go

Zen Habits · 5 min

One of the keys to living a life of calm and purpose is the art of letting go. If you’d like a more peaceful life, it’s powerful to look at what disturbs that peace, and practice letting go of whatever you’re holding onto that’s causing you anxiety and frustration.

How To Stay Motivated And Be Happier At Work

Forbes · 4 min

“That’s why they call it work,” as dads and managers have quipped for years in response to the complaints of young workers. Meaning: don’t expect it to be fun or easy (and quit your whining!) But when work feels like a slog and is unrewarding, it is hard to stay motivated.