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…

Top Books for College Graduates

While Graduation is an exciting time in any student’s life, it can also bring the sudden arrival of nerves, doubts and the path leading to a quarter-life crisis. If you’re like me and graduated this year, in need of some advice and yearning for a fresh perspective on the next chapter of your life, these five…

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…

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….

Why having a Girl Squad is better than having a Boyfriend

We all have scrolled through our social media feeds and have seem the overwhelming amount of #relationshipgoals pictures. In fact, we even have our fave celeb couples who we call our #relationshipgoals (Chrissy Tiegen and John Legend, ya’ll are adorable). We have third wheeled’ with our couple friends and wished we could be as happy…

Hometown Adventures

So I’m at a point in my life where I’m ready to start a new beginning. While I can’t fully start over in a different city or with different people (not saying I don’t love my friends and family I surround myself with), but sometimes you just want adventure #eatpraylovemoment That being said, I do…

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…

Bad Day No More

When you have a bad day, it’s something that you hope will easily pass. When you are just having a bad period in life, it seems as if it will never go away and you are destined to live under a dark cloud of doom forever (insert dramatic orchestra music). There are hard times when…

An Awkward Girl Enters a Bar

I may sound like a rarity, but I actually waited until I turned 21 until having my first alcoholic drink. There has always been so much excitement and angst for that moment of ultimate freedom to enter places you have never had access to and the ability to be like Carrie Bradshaw and order that…

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…

Lazy Girl’s Guide to Be Rid of Boredom

Ever have those days where you feel like your day is in a rut? The weather is great, you’re lounging around in your house when you realize one simple thing: You’re completely bored. Your mind is going back and forth over things you could possibly do, but the sad truth is that you’re too lazy to…