These days, there’s so much going on all the time. Online, everything’s fast; we dive from one meme, one social issue, one hot-button topic to the next like changing clothes. In real life, traffic’s too slow, school’s too much, and work follows you around. You can hardly pause to take a breath. But we learn to cope and find comfort in the only ways we know how. Turns out we can never really outgrow the concept of security blankets: things that ground us and bring us back to when everything was simple and clear.
Young STAR asked a few people about their security blankets, and here’s what they had to say: