An Open Letter to My Mom Who Left

Mom, It’s been nearly 15 years since you left. I’ve seen your face only three times since. But one night this past August, I needed answers. I needed YOU. For the first time in 15 years I made the call I had been wanting to make for so long but couldn’t. I was brave enough to take … Continue Reading

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8 Easy Christmas Decorations For Sprucing up Your Apartment This Holiday

SO, it’s the holidays and you’re trying to spice up your little space but you don’t have the money, time or closet capacity to stock up on oodles of Christmas decorations like your Mom does. Still, you’re yearning for the holiday spirit and a little cheer to warm your hot cocoa this December. HAVE NO … Continue Reading

25 Empowering Quotes About Being Yourself

Everyday we wake up with a choice to make. Do we be who we think others want us to be? Or do we go out into the world and be our true selves? Being yourself can be hard. It can make you feel isolated, strange and uncomfortable to fight the urge to assimilate with the … Continue Reading

Lady Boss Of The Month: Brianna Wiest on Becoming a Professional Writer

For many millennials, Brianna Wiest is the writer you’ve grown up with (She’s written thousands of articles for Thought Catalog, has worked as a reporter for Teen Vogue, and is the author of four books). She is the #LadyBoss queen of the listicle, a champion of mental health and now a poetry author. There seems … Continue Reading

10 Ugly Christmas Sweater Ideas to Try at This Year’s Holiday Party

‘Tis the season of Ugly Christmas Sweater parties, and if you’re like me you’re looking for some inspiration. Raiding through thrifts stores just isn’t cutting it, and you’re trying to find the perfect combination of creative and dorky. We’ve got you covered. From DIY to Amazon to Etsy, the below list gives you plenty of … Continue Reading

How to Organize Your Job Hunt to Land Your Post-Grad Dream Career

As a recent college graduate, I was eager to jump into the working world. I was ready to take the world by storm, but unsure exactly where to start. So like most recent grads, I moved in with a parent until I could figure things out. It was during this time that my dad shared … Continue Reading

19 Future Regrets You’ll Have if Things Stay the Same

As humans, we tend to play it safe. It’s easier that way, right? It can be easy to ignore the negative impact of what we’re doing today that simply seems “normal” or “fine.” It isn’t until later that we look back and feel that inescapable disappointment…regret. I once ignored my values too. I joined the … Continue Reading

10 Relaxation Gifts For Giving the Gift of Chill This Holiday

With holiday cheer typically comes holiday stress and holiday fear. (Channeling Dr. Seuss?) But seriously. Between scheduling-juggling, gift-hunting and recipe-crushing, we all can get a little overwhelmed around this time of year. With these gifts, you can cut down on your own stress by crossing a few more names off your gift list AND give … Continue Reading

5 Tips For Actually Feeling Comfortable in High Heels

Heels can be a favorite accessory. Coming in a variety of shapes, styles and designs, they can dress up any outfit and instantly add the extra pizzazz you’re looking for. Heels have been around forever too. They can be traced all the way back to ancient Egypt, and have impacted fashion in many cultures and … Continue Reading

16 Must-Know Wedding Dress Shopping Tips

After working as a bridal stylist, there was a lot that I learned about finding your dream wedding gown. Believe it or not, there are a lot of do’s and donts’ when it comes to the process of finding your dream dress, and I would love to share them with you! 1. DO make an … Continue Reading