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

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40 Gossip Girl Quotes to Live By From Gossip Girl Herself

If you’ve ever met me, you’re sure to know how much I love the show Gossip Girl. Maybe it’s the fact I desperately yearn to be a trust fund baby gallivanting around the upper east side, or that Ed Westwick and Chase Crawford are just too easy on the eyes. I mean… Anyway…I’ve seen the … Continue Reading

16 Reasons I’m ‘All In’ Emotionally and Not Sorry About It Anymore

All or nothing. It’s a phrase that is commonly thrown around. It’s a phrase that my mind can comprehend, but my body cannot. This is what I’ve realized: I am an “all in” kind of girl when it comes to my emotions and relationships, and here’s why: 1.  I feel everything. I care too greatly. … Continue Reading

Using Fitness to Combat Depression and Anxiety

“Every day begins with an act of courage: getting out of bed.” -Mason Cooley The hardest part of the day is sometimes just starting it. Getting the momentum necessary to have a productive day is a battle every single time the sun comes up. Whether you suffer from a mental illness or not, a common … Continue Reading

When Quitting is the Best Thing You Can Do

When you hear someone use the word quit in a sentence, the first thing you most likely think of is giving up. We all do it. In fact, the word quit is usually associated with such a negative connotation in today’s society that we feel an inherent and debilitating shame for admitting that we did … Continue Reading

When It’s Time to Let Go of Friendships

Letting go of friendships is incredibly difficult…at least it is for me. I don’t like to give up on my relationships. I want to fix everything. This has caused me immense stress and heartbreak over the years, and I know I’m not alone. But guess what? IT’S OKAY TO LET GO. It really is. I’m … Continue Reading

5 Things People With Anxiety Need to Hear

I am no stranger to anxiety. I have had thoughts so crippling and debilitating that I would cry until I felt physically sick. I have had panic attacks so severe that I would have to pull over and wait ten minutes until I could resume normal breathing and for the color to return to my … Continue Reading

8 Truths You Need to Accept in Your Early Twenties

Our early twenties are a roller-coaster of emotions, laughter, tears, on-and-off again relationships, friends both lost and found, and crazy deadlines. However, in this exciting and frustrating time we can learn one important thing: We’re exactly where we are supposed to be.   1. You are loved beyond measure. Even at your loneliest time, you need … Continue Reading

My Daddy Raised A Feminist And I Couldn’t Be Happier

At midnight on Feb 15th, 2016, I got a call from my dad. Sometimes he calls for serious things like family emergencies or to remind me that I left a scented candle lit and unattended in my room, again. Other times he calls me for silly things like to remind me that I need to … Continue Reading

20 Things Only People With (Really) Curly Hair Will Understand

As a child I had straight hair that occasionally was wavy when the humidity was just right. But that all changed when I was around the age of 13 and  woke up one morning rocking full on fro! No lies.  It has taken me a good few years to understand how my hair works and … Continue Reading