Yara Shahidi

What Yara Shahidi Does to Stay Positive

You might wonder: Why wouldn’t this 19-year-old feel positive? Michelle Obama wrote her a letter of recommendation for Harvard. Oprah said she could be president someday. She stars in the popular TV shows, Black-ish and Grown-ish. She has a famously supportive family. And, she’s remarkably well adjusted. Well, there is, as she puts it, the “never-ending list of social ills and troubles that can naturally spiral into feelings of hopelessness.”

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