Last month's inspirations:
The Ask Polly advice column by Heather Havrilesky on The Cut (and older columns on The Awl):
This interview with Cheryl Strayed, which I found on Brian Pickings but originally came from Longform:
And comic strips, of all things. I've never been much into comic strips but the times are changing apparently. I love this particular artist (do we call her a comic? a comic-strip-writer? a cartoonist? I don't know the proper term here), Erica Meon, whose "Super Girly Top Secret Comic Diary" has inspired me to start my own Top Secret Illustration Diary. DAILY. A DAILY DIARY. BIG STEP. COMMITMENT. DOING IT.