How I Navigated the Journey to Coming Out and Self-Acceptance

Talk to any queer individual and they can tell you the exact moment they knew they were gay or had started to question their sexuality. I don’t consider my coming out story dramatic or exciting in any way. There is no comedy or flare to it. It wasn’t something I planned or stressed over. It … Continue Reading

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An Open Letter You Deserve to Read When Your Mind is a Mess

We are often too hard on ourselves, especially when things go wrong. I can name countless examples of times I didn’t have my act together. But when you think about the fact that I’m a human in my twenties attempting to define myself while fluttering in the labyrinth  of everyday living, it’s pretty impressive I … Continue Reading

6 Ways to Find Yourself—Whatever that Means

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a definitive set of steps that, if you follow, will lead to you being your true and happiest self? Let’s face it, there is no bullet-proof method for something so intangible, especially because we are all on our own unique journey. But, you aren’t doomed. I know too … Continue Reading

6 Changes For Really Becoming a Healthier, Happier Person

The goal of this article is to think of your own life, and connect the dots on where you can find the small improvements that make a big difference. We are all complex, flawed and phenomenally unique specimens who can always find ways to get the most out of our existence. That is the beauty … Continue Reading

The One Realization That Will Completely Transform Your Life

So I’m contemplating life, walking down Second Avenue in New York City on my way to work. It’s a Monday morning and it’s raining– a lot. I have a tiny umbrella, and I’m blasting some mid 2000’s punk rock song into my ears, the way I do when I’m trying desperately to remember who I … Continue Reading

Thank You For Our Everyday Love Story

“Thank you for loving me.” — These are words that ring true in the depths of our hearts so often that we forget to say them. This letter is for you, for me and for all of us. It’s here to help us discover the right words, and remember the tremendous beauty in celebrating our … Continue Reading

8 Realities You Need to Accept in Your Early Twenties

It is no understatement that our early twenties are maddening and glorious all at the same time. However, somewhere between the tear-filled late-night phone calls and the head thrown back laughter sessions, we find ourselves faced with a choice. That choice is whether we want to spend our early twenties on auto-pilot or if we … Continue Reading

Learning To Let Go Of People Who Can’t Keep Up With the New You

Hey Her Track Family, It’s been a long time since I’ve caught up with y’all, for reasons that are both good, and bad. Within the past year or so I’ve seen a few countries, lost some loved ones, graduated college, had my heart torn asunder, gotten a real-life adult-job and even went blonde (I’m a … Continue Reading

When It’s Time to Stop Waiting Around For Someone to Change

“People never change.” Everyone says this when they’re giving the typical “time-to-move-on-girl” talk to someone they love experiencing the worst parts of a consistently disappointing relationship. Well, I’m actually calling bullshit on that saying because deep down it’s what everyone does when they hear that said about someone they’re in love with, even if they … Continue Reading

50 Travel Stops For the Ultimate Couples Bucket List Around the World

“A couple who can travel together, can stay together.” You’ll hear some variation of this statement a number of times when you start to embark on adventures with your significant other. It’s pretty cliche, but it does make sense. Traveling as a couple, and crossing off destinations on your Couples Bucket List, often requires you to … Continue Reading