10 Single Girl Activities for the Winter Months

Let’s be honest: it can suck to be single when the temperature drops and everyone seems to be pairing off to cuddle and do fun winter activities together. This is commonly referred to as “cuffing season.” In stark comparison to the carefree days of summer, the winter months make people just want to stay inside … Continue Reading

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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

Creating Safe Writing Spaces for Girls and Women

This article is a part of the #ShareWhatMatters campaign, a movement dedicated to sharing positivity, gratitude, activism and the stories that really matter.  As girls who later become women, our first serious encounters with writing start in nursery school. After more or less grasping A-Z, with some discrepancies on what’s a lowercase “b” versus a … Continue Reading

10 Honest Realities of Being Engaged

Before getting engaged, I often dreamed about what it would be like. I assumed it involved lots of ring selfies, champagne to celebrate at any given moment and nothing but total bliss and happiness. The way engagements and engaged life is portrayed in the media, who could blame me? I dreamed that my fiancé and … 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

Not Everyone is Going to Like You, and That’s OK

I sit here writing with a face full of make-up that I’m trying desperately not to stain with tears.  “Suck it up,” I say to myself.  “Please try not to let it bother you,” my loving mother encouraged to me on the phone, just twenty short minutes ago.  “People are just so mean,” she said. … Continue Reading

11 Decisions That Will Change a Girl’s Life

The word decision can often be misinterpreted. A decision is not a single entity, but rather a series of building blocks consisting of actions and considerations. Every single day we make decisions of all sizes. We decide on perceptions of others, and of life and purpose. We also decide what makes us laugh, what inspires … Continue Reading

When Your Heart Feels Too Much

Sometimes I wish my heart would just give itself a break. You know, be put in time-out, take a little siesta, perhaps get sent to Exile Island by Jeff Probst. I’m the type of person that feels everything. My strong ISFJ personality often shoots some exasperating thoughts from my heart to my mind, and if … Continue Reading

What Is The Real Definition Of Beauty?

Beauty is happiness. Beauty has varied throughout time, various cultures and the vast different perceptions of the world. Beauty has been described and depicted through pictures and concepts penetrating our minds. Beauty has been defined in so many ways. What I have discovered is that beauty is simple. Beauty is happiness. It’s the images and … Continue Reading