What Happened When I Moved to New York City Without a Plan

Before I explain the most recent and slightly insane set of decisions I’ve made in my life, I want everyone to first imagine what it feels like to jump. I’m from the country(ish) part of Pennsylvania, so growing up we all did a lot of jumping. School nights and weekends were spent seeking that small-town … Continue Reading

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17 Sweet and Sassy Spring Outfits You Have to Try This Year

Spring is the best. It feels a lot like starting over. The snow melts away, and so do all of those feelings of being closed in and stuck. It’s freeing, and naturally brings a sort of mental restoration. It also brings a physical restoration. You have the opportunity to de-clutter your space. You open the windows, … Continue Reading

6 Ways to Champion & Empower Other Women Every Day

“Empowered women empower women.” This is a quote I found, and pinned to the top of my Twitter account over a year ago. I’ll keep it there too as my life motto, until Twitter either becomes the new obsolete social media channel (R.I.P. MySpace, Vine, FourSquare, etc.) or they do away with the ‘pinned tweet’ … Continue Reading

An Open Letter to My College Self

  This is a letter to a younger version of myself in college, but each of us has our own letters. We have the lessons, insight and comical sense of reality that can only come from moving through life one day at a time.  Dear College Me, I know the future seems like a distant reality to … Continue Reading

33 Signs You’ve Become An Unstoppable Boyfriend and Girlfriend Duo

So, you clicked on this article. We get it. Boyfriend and girlfriend duos everywhere could stand to learn a thing or two about you guys, right? You’re like the Marshall and Lily of relationships. But in all seriousness, relationships can be really freaking tough, and if you happen to have stumbled upon the right human, … Continue Reading

Dear Unhappy Twenty-Somethings: What Are You Waiting For?

Disclaimer: This article may be a little crass. The intention is not to be offensive or demonstrate a lack of empathy, because everyone has a different situation. The purpose is to show a little tough love, from one peer to another, about the potential we all are capable of reaching if we start fighting for … Continue Reading

17 Winter Outfits For Staying Warm in Style This Season

Ah, winter, the season of holiday dresses, puffy coats and the assortment of sweatpants you actually wear more than any other attire. Having a few perfected outfit combinations is always important if you consider the motivation it takes to get dressed and brace the conditions outdoors. Below are a few of our favorites for every … Continue Reading

5 Tricks For Paying Off Your Student Loans Like a Pro

When the 6 month grace period ended and the time came for me to start paying off my student loans, I bought 5 containers of Ben and Jerry’s. I’m not kidding. I actually sat in front of my computer, holding back tears in panic mode, inhaling ice cream. If you’re like me, swimming in debt, … Continue Reading

An Open Letter to Anyone Who’s Lost Someone Too Soon

Dear friend, I know you’ve received your share of condolences. There have been enough letters, calls, texts, hugs and little cards on flower arrangements to last you a lifetime. I know those messages will keep appearing every time another person recognizes the hole in your life that this loss has left you with. I know … Continue Reading

To the Girl Who’s Struggling to Accept Change

Dear Friend- Accepting and confronting life’s many changes is tremendously difficult, and you aren’t alone. We all experience the fear and longing. We all struggle to let go of the people and places we care about deeply. Everyone has a story. This is my mine. It’s the lessons I have learned – through various instances of … Continue Reading