Beauty Category

#CommutingWhileFemale – Part I

Disclaimer: Before you start to assume that this is some anti-male radical feminist piece – it’s not. This is a piece about common human decency.  I am the only girl of two brothers – one older, and one younger. I started to play soccer when I was 5 years old, and found myself gravitating to […]

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The Importance of Likability

There are two types of people: those who experienced their glory days in high school, and those who experienced an endless nightmare. People will say that college is a “fresh start” in terms of establishing your status and persona amongst your peers. You no longer have to worry about the football captain throwing spitballs in […]

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Authenticity in Social Media: Influencers, Paid Media, & Relentless Marketing

“Social media is more about sociology and psychology than it is about technology” –Brian Solis You love it. You hate it. You run away from it. You run back to it. It’s made your life better. It’s made your life worse. Social media is… complicated. As someone who has: read a handful of books, completed […]

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The 10 Most Important Life Lessons I’ve Learned at 25

  ****You are the average of the five people you surround yourself with**** – This has been the most important lesson I have learned over the past few years especially. I’ve learned that it is OKAY to eliminate people from your life, or take a step back from them if you feel they are not […]

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50 Shades of Disorders: The Evolution of the #Fitspo Movement

It’s hard to argue that Instagram isn’t the current powerhouse of social media, AKA, digital #goals. Although Facebook still has the largest number of members, Instagram is arguably the fastest growing and most innovative platform around. Then again, Facebook owns Instagram, so when Instagram wins, Facebook wins, too. I was in the middle of my college career (2011-2012) […]

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What’s Eating You?

For the past three years, I have posted about this topic on my various social media platforms in hopes to spread awareness about a disease that affects millions of people each and every day. I was quiet about my illness from age 13 to 22, so it was quite shocking to many when I first let […]

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