<p>Rachel Miller is Deputy Editor of VICE Life and the author of <i>The Art of Showing Up: How to Be There for Yourself and Your People</i>.</p>
If you can't go see your family or play charades with your friends, why not smash some decorative gourds in the street with a bat?
It might be tempting to put this decision off until the last minute, but there are lots of good reasons not to go, and you shouldn't feel guilty.
I’m sad-happy to wait until the next time I can be a lashing brute to my parents, then snuggle on the couch with my sister and refill our wine.
There will come a season where all of our favorite things are possible again. Strongly consider that this isn’t the one.
Despite the best financial intentions, there are always things we want to spend money on that feel very important, like fall candles and sweatpants.
Jews have now had all of our major holidays, and have learned a lot about balancing safety and celebration during a pandemic.
While staying with your folks from Thanksgiving through the end of the year might make logistical sense, it's a whole other story emotionally.
Helping others vote can combat your panicky feelings and minimize the number of ballots that slip through the cracks.
Voters in 28 states can "cure" their rejected mail-in ballots. Here's how you can volunteer to guide them through that process.
Career counselors and well-meaning parents often recommend this strategy because it feels proactive.
If someone you care about has to live with ignorant relatives, offer them things to focus on besides another night of spaghetti alla MAGA.