Ask Sahaj: My mom can’t deal with emotions. How do I stop resenting her?

My mom has her own trauma she’s never dealt with.

By Sahaj Kaur KohliAugust 11, 2022

Ask Sahaj: I grew up pleasing others. Now I don’t know my own values.

I thought living on my own would be liberating, but it has been the opposite: I find myself constantly feeling lost, indecisive and empty.

By Sahaj Kaur KohliAugust 4, 2022

Ask Sahaj: It’s time to lean into discomfort and share our stories

Advice columnist and mental health professional Sahaj Kaur Kohli is ready to help you navigate mental health, identity and relationships.

By Sahaj Kaur KohliAugust 2, 2022

What a child psychologist does in a workday

A carefully chosen outfit, Lego time with a client and three Coke Zeros are all part of a typical workday for this child psychologist.

By Stephanie WolfAugust 2, 2022

For me, giving birth was traumatic. Other Black moms deserve better.

The end of Roe v. Wade means only more dire circumstances for Black birthing people. But there are resources to help.

By Adiba NelsonAugust 1, 2022

Ask Sahaj: My White, liberal in-laws don’t understand racial issues

I’m a first-generation Latina woman, and I don’t know if I can broach the topic without being misunderstood.

By Sahaj Kaur KohliJuly 28, 2022

What a high school athletic trainer does in a workday

An early-morning workout, heat exhaustion education and football game prep are all part of a typical workday for this trainer.

By Tiarra Tanae JosephJuly 26, 2022

Ask Sahaj: Can my ex and I stay roommates?

In weighing the logistical benefits, I’m wondering: Can a healthy roommate and friend relationship be possible at this point?

By Sahaj Kaur KohliJuly 21, 2022

What a supervising producer on ‘The Tonight Show’ does in a workday

A snoozed alarm, a dressing-room greeting and a phone call with Steve Carell are all part of “The Tonight Show” producer Sarah Connell’s workday.

By Sarah ConnellJuly 19, 2022

Ask Sahaj: My husband’s family stays for weeks, but he doesn’t consult me

I understand their importance to him, but I can’t seem to get through to him that he needs to at least discuss it with me first.

By Sahaj Kaur KohliJuly 14, 2022

An ADHD diagnosis has reframed years of thinking I was ‘too much’

After my ADHD diagnosis, I no longer force myself to hide who I am or try to justify the way I move through the world.

By Mathangi SubramanianJuly 13, 2022

What a farm owner does in a workday

A morning harvest, a fresh lunch and a farmers market session are all part of a typical workday for this farm owner.

By Natalie McGillJuly 12, 2022

Ask Sahaj: The future of the country feels bleak. How can I cope?

From the overturning of Roe to uncertainty in my personal life, how do I build resilience amid the ongoing unpredictability?

By Sahaj Kaur KohliJuly 7, 2022

What a fashion stylist does in a workday

A celebrity fitting, lots of emails and dinner out with a friend are all part of this fashion stylist’s typical workday.

By Ashley AfriyieJuly 5, 2022

Ask Sahaj: My girlfriend’s parents disapprove of our queer relationship

By the time I met her, she had been operating under a “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy with her immigrant parents for a decade.

By Sahaj Kaur KohliJune 30, 2022

How I found community in the South as a Black queer woman

As I reflect on what my identity is and will evolve to be, I’m grateful that I’ve carved out my own space in the South.

By Noella WilliamsJune 29, 2022

What an interior designer and organizer does in a workday

A morning workout, onsite consultation and dinner out are all part of a typical workday for this interior organizer.

By Valerie BrotJune 28, 2022

In my darkest hours, my family has always been my light

It’s a gift and a privilege to have such a loving family amid today’s political climate.

By Kristian Fanene SchmidtJune 27, 2022

Ask Sahaj: My grandparents died. How do I keep their culture alive?

My grandparents were my tie to India, my reason for going back every year. How do I keep my connection to my culture alive when they are not?

By Sahaj Kaur KohliJune 23, 2022

What a voice actor does in a workday

An animation audition, a walking break and TV show research are all part of a typical workday for this voice actor.

By Bailey VarnessJune 21, 2022