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…

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 Empire’s Cookie is the Ultimate Girl Boss

I don’t know about you, but I have become HOOKED to Fox’s hit show, “Empire.” Even though it is filled with amazing Timbaland produced tracks, heartfelt story lines and drama to keep you saying “WTF” at the end of every episode, the one thing that keeps me wanting more is simply to see what Taraji P….

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…

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…