The news, whether it be about politics or the environment, can be particularly depressing. Staying hopeful is important. Here are some ways to keep a positive outlook.
Have you wanted something so badly that you were obsessed, but it always felt just out of reach? Sometimes the more we want a very specific outcome, and the more we try to control all the variables to make it happen, the less likely it is to come.
It’s time we re-normalize the job description of Lady Poetess, matron of the Aphrodite-worshipping finishing school, band-leader for the lyric-dropping band of minstrels. Sappho was not afraid to speak her mind, and spent her time inspiring the next generation of ladies while writing poetry that would live over 2,000 years after her death.