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

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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

6 Ways We Can Actively Fight Female Stereotypes in the Workplace

Gender stereotypes and subtly disguised sexism still exists even in the most advanced of work environments. Believing otherwise is either naive or careless, because decades of male leadership, dominance and superiority cannot just be erased. There’s clearly a spectrum, spanning from outright expression of prejudice to subconscious mistrust and reservations. All levels, however, can be … Continue Reading

4 Amazing Essential Oils for Skin and Aromatherapy

Essential oils are growing in popularity. Learning how to use them for relaxation and health benefits can be fun and easy. The four different oils described below will cover different aspects of skincare. I started using them in high school, and I haven’t regretted it since! Although I’m not against traditional medicine, and I truly … Continue Reading

10 Reasons to Start Green Cleaning Your Home Today

The world is currently witnessing an influx in natural catastrophes that are destroying lives and property. From hurricanes to tsunamis, earthquakes and typhoons, disaster has been everywhere. Sometimes it takes tragedy to bring about positive change, and many have started to both knowledge and  appreciate the need to protect Mother Nature in our everyday lives … Continue Reading

14 Things Every College Girl Needs To Hear Today

I’ve been out of college for almost two years now, and time away from that reality has illuminated an insane amount of truths that I was blind to at the time. Let’s start with who I am now, before we get into the mess I felt like at various times throughout college. I want to … Continue Reading

Build Your Own DIY Industrial Floating Shelves

I’m always looking to make the most out of the space I have in my 800 sq ft apartment in Alexandria, Virginia. I’ve always been a sucker for a good weekend project. When I was looking around my living room last week I realized that everything kind of felt half-done, and the space wasn’t being … Continue Reading

How I Navigated the Journey to Coming Out and Self-Acceptance

Talk to any queer individual and they can tell you the exact moment they knew they were gay or had started to question their sexuality. I don’t consider my coming out story dramatic or exciting in any way. There is no comedy or flare to it. It wasn’t something I planned or stressed over. It … Continue Reading