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…

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…

What “Me Before You” Taught Me About Life

I heard about the book. I bought the book. I read it. I sobbed. I’m sure many of you have seen the trailers for the just released film adaptation of the best-selling novel, “Me Before You.” I’m the type of person that never falls into the hype or bases my opinions off of what others say….

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…

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…