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…

All the Reasons Why Your 20s are One Big Paradox

If I have learned anything about being in your twenties, it’s that it’s a time period full of contradictions. It’s supposed to be some of the best years of your life, when your identity forms solidly into the person you have always meant to become and your overall mindset is clearer than ever. I’m not sure…

Why we all need our own revival like Selena Gomez

So I recently had another article published on The Haute Mess! I may sound cheesy, but I can’t help but do the happy dance whenever I see another one of my pieces published! ESPECIALLY when Ashley Tisdale shares the article herself for her fans to read (*insert freakout moment*)   Being that I am still doing…

23 Things to Know When Being 23

So I recently turned 23 and the freak out moment happened where I realized I really am a freakin’ adult (Is it too early to have a quarter-life crisis?) I’ve always used the excuse that being 22 is a tutorial year for being an adult, so it’s okay if I still seem like a kid….

Sorry, I’m Really Not Sorry

One thing I’ve learned within myself and something that could apply to other females is the consistent need to say the word “Sorry.” Regardless of what the situation is, how we feel or how the other person feels, we always say sorry. It’s almost like we are genetically made to have an obligation to apologize for every…

Real Talk: The Harsh Realities of Being in Your Twenties

If I have learned one thing about being in your twenties, it’s that it is a time period filled with harsh realities. I used to count the days until I can say I’m living in my second decade, enjoying every wonderful moment it has to bring. What I didn’t realize is how much shit you…