Here’s How To Make The Most Out Of Your Summer Break: Don’t Do Anything At All

Instead of setting unrealistic expectations about all the ways you’ll transform yourself before school starts again, just ... don’t

The Opposite Of Forever

The ‘Girls’ friendship breakup and the impermanence of ‘forever’

The Thin Envelope

On taking rejection personally (but not permanently)

Meme On Fire

Danielle Bregoli’s trajectory as a meme is really the tale of a troubled young woman, and how easy it is to forget the person behind a viral story

The Discomfort Of Being Alone

I don’t want it to bother me, but I’d be lying if I said it didn’t

The Noise In My Head

I don’t think I’ll ever be entirely free of anxiety, but that’s not the point

The Year Of, Like, Realizing Things

What I learned in 2016

Don’t Tell Me I’m Being ‘Selfish’

The difference between being self-centered versus doing what’s right for you

Fish In Water

On astrology, pretending, and finding comfort in fantasy

The Edge Of 27

Growing up, losing friends, and the inevitability of endings

Don’t Be Part Of The Fake-News Problem

It’s actually really simple to avoid

The Case For The Thanksgiving Fight With Your Family

Yes, it will be miserable. But unfortunately, it’s necessary.

Shut Up And Listen

In this post-election climate, listen to criticism and don't be afraid to critique others, as well as yourself

When You’re Feeling Helpless

What do we say to the teenagers who feel deflated during a defining generational moment?

Why Zayn Talking About His Eating Disorder Matters

Zayn doesn’t owe us his personal story — no survivor does — but I’m glad that he is choosing to share.

Some Things To Know When You’re Taking The SAT

Tests, like traffic jams and internet trolls, are inevitable. But they’re certainly not everything.

So You’re Not Old Enough To Vote

Now what?

My Mom And Donald Trump

Thirty-five years later, my mom's story is still valid -- and so is every woman's, whether they can speak out or not

The Scary Context Of Kim Kardashian’s Assault Narrative

From high school sophomores to high-profile celebrities, our society still dismisses women in crisis

What It Means When Someone Says, ‘But You’re So Young

And what to say to them in return.

Why I’m Writing This ‘Why I’m Leaving New York’ Essay

It's not for the reasons you think