10 Reasons Why Britney Spears is Still a Boss Babe

Hit Song After the Next  With 8 albums, is there not one Britney Song that we can’t name? From “Hit Me Baby One More Time” to “Slave 4 U,” Britney has the most catchy songs that get stuck in everyone’s head. 2.  THAT Bod With her rock solid abs and “bum-bastic” booty, Britney is the…

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…

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…

Why Coloring is the New Therapy

Remember when we were little kids and wanted to spend our days doing nothing, but color? We would have our buckets of crayons and colored pencils besides us 24/7. We would think every picture we colored was a straight-masterpiece, yet looking at it now, you see that you had a strange eye for color coordination. Well, as…

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…

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?…

Books to read this Spring

Hello everyone! I’m happy to say that this week this article of mine was  featured on theamazingastore.com; a website aimed to support/sell books from emerging, talented authors, as well as clothing and accessories from independent fashion designers. Feel free to check it out and support emerging authors and talent! That being said, the time has come when Spring…

New Published Posts!

Hello everyone! So I realized that I haven’t mentioned some of my recently published articles on The Haute Mess site! The cool thing about each of these articles is that they have all been featured on my blog already. If you haven’t checked them out, feel free to give them a read and I hope…