Lessons from Your First Heartbreak

At 22 years old, going through my first heartbreak was never something I mentally prepared for, but looking back on it, it’s rewarding to be able to share your story with hope that others experiencing the same thing know they aren’t alone. Here’s the blunt truth: You hurt, life hurts and you find yourself living…

Learning to Enjoy Your Own Company

Let’s be real, having a squad of friends is something we all wish we could have, but that doesn’t mean we necessarily need it to be happy. I’ve always been told that if you learn to love life, life will love you back. The older I’ve gotten, the more I’ve given precedent to that idea. I’ve…

What every Heartbroken Girl Wants You to Know

When you go through heartbreak, it feels like the end of the world. You hurt, life hurts and soon your life becomes a sad Taylor Swift song. While the sadness seems to never go away, eventually it does (surprise!). *Side note: It really is irritating, when everyone that told you that you would get over…

Feng Shui Your Mind to Confidence

Are there ever times where you feel that you are a Pumpkin amongst Cinderellas of the world? You feel average, hopeless and just not “cool” enough? Do you ever wish you were one of those trendy girls on Instagram seeming to live fabulous lives, while you’re struggling with paying rent, passing your classes and figuring…

Why “The Good Girl” label needs to stop

If there’s one thing to know about me, it’s that I’ve always been labeled as “The Good Girl.” Now being labeled as that, for as long as I can remember, has its’ benefits and consequences. At first thought, you may be thinking, “Umm what’s wrong with being a good girl?” Of course my immediate response…

The Stages of Post-Grad Life

Graduating college is an exciting time, but like any transition period, it can bring a whirlwind of emotions and changes that you may not be properly prepared for. Call me the cliche, “emotional train wreck,” but I have gone through as many emotions enough to qualify me for the leading role in a  Lifetime network film. Although…

Learning to live life

Do you remember when you rode a bike for the first time? You rode it almost everyday, constantly pedaling away the two wheels, with the addition of the two small training wheels hooked on the back. Even though you couldn’t ride your bike without training wheels, when riding your bike, you felt as if you…

5 Things to Never Settle for in a Relationship Again

  Sometimes love isn’t always rainbows and butterflies. Unfortunately it is true when it’s said that you have to kiss a few frogs, before you get to the prince. Only sometimes it seems as if we have kissed way too many frogs, dated a lot of them and have decided that Prince Charming is stuck…

Spring Break: Expectations vs. Reality

There’s a common stereotypes that college students “Party it Up” during their Spring Breaks. While the idea is nice, not all of us are lounging on a beach, living our own “Project X” party dreams. No really… While we all envision what our perfect Spring Breaks would be, we all aren’t able to live an…

Importance of relaxation

Rather than go out and be the “young, wild, and free” twenty-something year-old that people assume we all are, all I want to do is nap, drink hot tea and read a book. I’m clearly preparing for my 60th birthday. With finally being able to have time to unwind,  I can’t help but reflect on the blessings…

Questions You Shouldn’t Ask a Twenty-Something

Being in your twenties is a confusing and EXHAUSTING time period. You have to figure out who you are, plan your future, pass college, work to earn some cash, have a fitness regimen, stay healthy, make time for friends and family and find some time to have “Me Time.” Can you say Millennial. Freakin.’ Overload?…

Benefits of being Single

As much as being in a relationship can be wonderful, being single can be just as great (no, really). Now when Valentines Day comes around, it really is up to you to decide just how you interpret the one day in the year where people have more mixed emotions about these 24 hours than what toppings…