We need some good right now — thoughts, ideas, actions and (actual) goods. Here are a few on our radar:
"I had become very good at being on my own. Now, suddenly, I see myself everywhere." Author, Glynnis MacNicol, whom we spoke with about her book No One Tells You This, wrote a beautiful piece on living alone right now for the New York Times.
Some Good News
John Krasinski (Jim!) launched a homemade show on YouTube, covering only good news "for an incredibly trying time" but... "somehow the human spirit seemed to break through". Steve Carell was his first guest, and the Hamilton cast was his second—everything we never knew we needed.
Every night at 7pm EST NYC-ers cheer for frontline healthcare and essential workers. It's beautiful and uplifting.
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."
Everything! Scribd is offering free (no credit card required) access to their library of books, magazines, audiobooks and documents for 30 days.
A Good Listen
We've been seeing (and hearing, no pun intended) universal praises for Brene Brown's podcast, Unlocking Us.
A Good Sight To See
The Getty Museum challenged people to recreate a work of art with people and objects in their homes. The results are worth it!