8 Ways My Life Changed When I Became a Vegetarian

When I was about 13 years old I stumbled upon an animal rights video on Facebook. The graphic video made me cry for an hour. I had never put much thought into exactly what was on my plate or how it got there. I knew my favorite food was hot wings and that was about … Continue Reading

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Rape Culture: It’s Time For A Change

This article is a part of the #ShareWhatMatters campaign, a movement dedicated to sharing positivity, gratitude, activism and the stories that really matter.  Over the past couple years there has been a lot of media attention on sexual assaults on college Campuses. Stories from schools across the nation have made headlines. Documentaries like “the Hunting … Continue Reading

Embracing and Thriving on Your Body Journey

“Eat clean. Stay fit. And have a burger to stay sane.” – Gigi Hadid   “My weight? It is what it is. You could get hit by a bus tomorrow. It’s about being content, and sometimes, other priorities win.” – Melissa McCarthy “What are you going to do? Be hungry every single day to make … Continue Reading

10 Healthy Little Ways to Get Through Heartbreak

Heartbreak is a very touchy, difficult sensation to experience. It is even more difficult to overcome. Whether you go through heartbreak in the form of a break up, losing a loved one, or a job opportunity gone awry, it is altogether necessary to find means through which to work through your sorrows. For some, heartbreak … Continue Reading

6 Steps to Loving Yourself and Loving Life

Our failures, mistakes and everything around us can often influence us to think we are less than amazing. The reality TV shows, the Instagram accounts, the celebrities with their plastic surgery and unworldly white teeth, the girls you went to high school with, the catalogs and many other factors have the power to force self-comparisons … Continue Reading

The Love You’ll Never Find in a Magazine

It takes a lot for women in society today to feel beautiful, and that’s a shame. I have fallen to the media’s portrayal of how women should look too. I use the word should loosely, because women shouldn’t have to look a certain way to appease anyone. But why is the media telling us how … Continue Reading

13 Reasons To Swear By Coconut Oil

I am a firm believer that coconut oil can heal and cure almost anything and everything. I use it in my daily routine at least 4 or 5 times and have seen amazing results and improvement. The best part is, it’s all natural. I swear to you, this stuff is magic. If I could marry … Continue Reading

Being Little Badasses Again

As women, we aren’t born feeling the same pressures that often plague our young adult and adult lives. We didn’t inherently feel guilty for ordering cheese fries over a side-salad or for being ruthlessly stubborn about what we want and believe in. We wore our tangly hair proudly down our backs and knees skinned up … Continue Reading

How To Spring Clean Yo’ Life

My dad always said that when I get in the “mode” there’s no stopping me. By that, he means the cleaning mode. I get an idea in my head to maybe start picking up some clothes off the floor and before you know it I’m organizing drawers/taking out bags of garbage/crawling into the attic to … Continue Reading

10 Things You Shouldn’t Say to a Woman With Infertility

It’s been almost 10 years and the phrase weaves in and out of my mind on a daily basis: “You don’t seem to be ovulating, honey.” She looked me in the eyes, and all of my 16-year-old pain, confusion and frustration got caught in that line of vision for all to see. My mother sat … Continue Reading