11 Surprising Perks Of Having Adult Braces

At 24 years old, I went to the orthodontist for a consultation on what it would take to fix my “twisted grill,” in the words of rapper J. Cole, or rather my overbite crowded bottom teeth and raised canine tooth. The orthodontist told me that braces would give me that A+ smile I was looking … Continue Reading

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Lady Boss of the Month: Lauren McGoodwin on Founding Career Contessa

The pressure of finding a job that aligns with your goals, strengths and passions has never been easy. Lauren McGoodwin, founder and CEO of Career Contessa, started a career resource hub specifically for women in 2013. It literally answers every and any career question you’ve ever had. Since she started, the site has expanded into … Continue Reading

What to Do When You’ve Already Had a Rocky Start to 2018

This post is for those people (like me) seeking infinite amounts of inspiration about not having the sparkling start to 2018 they were hoping for.  It’s easy to get discouraged when we set the bar so high heading into a new year and a fresh start, but remember life is still life, and you can’t … Continue Reading

8 Iceland Travel Tips for Taking on the Land of Fire & Ice

This article is intended for anyone planning a trip to Iceland. There are more cautions included here than highlights and praises because those are typically the most useful for travelers,  but Iceland is 100% worth the trip. Below is a helpful list of tips, tricks and things I would have done differently. Iceland. It’s the … Continue Reading

40 Christmas Songs to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

With the holidays just around the corner, it’s time to kick it into high gear. Get out that baking supplies, pull out the wrapping paper, and go full on holiday season while listening to the Her Track selection of holiday songs. We’ve pulled together 40 of our favorite Christmas songs for you to enjoy while … Continue Reading

5 Ways You Can Contribute to Suicide Prevention Today

You know those days you remember every year as it marks something important but sometimes you can’t really remember the very first time that day became important? Like your birthday, for example. You definitely don’t remember it, and even your mom probably doesn’t remember the actual day in full detail. But, we circle the date … Continue Reading

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

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