5 self-help books that actually help

i have always loved the personal development section of the bookstore. about 5 years ago, i set off on a journey to save my own life through those colorful, promising and shiny books. i found that some of them were in fact, everything that the skeptics may say; cliche, redundant, idealistic and generally unhelpful. but…

The Female Persuasion: A Review

Unlike any book I’ve read before, this novel tells the story of a young woman coming into her career in the women’s empowerment space and the stories of her mentor, friend and boyfriend all in coinciding order. It’s extremely well-researched and tells some painful truths of the white feminist movement as well as the nonprofit…

I Lived It: I Lost my Passport and Wallet All Alone in a Foreign Country

As I sat in the airport in Prague, crying hysterically on a bench while the unfazed, jaded Czechs bustled by, I think I heard a record scratch and my life hit a freeze frame as a zoomed out from above and almost heard a narrator speak: you’re probably wondering how I got here; in a…