We need some good right now — thoughts, ideas, actions and (actual) goods. Here are a few on our radar:
A Good Read & Listen
Writer Madeline Miller on myth, nostalgia and how power corrupts: "It’s the pain you feel when you miss home. And I think we’ve all felt that way. We’ve all had those moments where we feel lost on the waves and surrounded by monsters and wishing for safe harbor. I just see so many universal human experiences. So it speaks down through the centuries."
A Good Habit
The big may seem overwhelming right now, so scale back. Enter the micro-habit. A bit of calm in the chaos right now.
A Good Explainer
Mixed Emotions: Kay Brown on Finding Her Place as a Multi-Racial Millennial
“I think I would be considered somewhat of a white passing standard, but it diminishes the fact that I am still half black”
Single Women & Their Spaces: Freelance Creative Vanessa Labi's Northern California Home
"There’s such a joy and peace to having your own space. It’s really special when fostering creative pursuits, and I think that’s why I’ve hung onto it."
Raising Kids Who Are Actively Anti-Racist: Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs and Adam St. Bernard Jacobs Are Teaching Us How
"We’re both intentional about centering our parenting around justice and creativity and are also big believers in always being a work in progress."
A Good Watch
These 10 short documentaries all celebrate motherhood, in all her many nuances.
A Good Party
Love Will Not Be Canceled: A stunning stoop wedding and virtual reception block-party style that understandably made the rounds this weekend.
A Good Routine
"I can’t think of a time when I’ve gone this long without wearing makeup on a regular basis—and my skin shows it." 7 Women On How Their Beauty Routines Have Changed In Quarantine