Why you can't take a compliment, or accept a compliment from other people. Click to read!

How to Accept Compliments & Be Who You Truly Are

Maybe you saw the viral photos of her fellow teens bursting into unexpected smiles, covering their faces in embarrassment, or struggling to manage the joy and disbelief of her kindness. Last year, photographer and teen-cum-sociology genius Shea Glover sought out to capture a specific kind of expression on film: how people react to compliments. If you’re anything like me, a compliment typically induces one of … Continue reading How to Accept Compliments & Be Who You Truly Are

For Anyone Who Suffers From Depression: You Are STILL WORTHY

Midweekend, when the revelry of everyone I know would be at it’s height, barreling over with all the excitement of a child’s birthday party. But rather than toasting the chill bottle drips of summer beers or even laying listlessly in a park – an activity I could have done alone, for free, at a moment’s notice, AND in my pajamas – I’m at home in … Continue reading For Anyone Who Suffers From Depression: You Are STILL WORTHY

Get shit done and be more productive with the help of your alter ego. Why this simple practice will help you be more productive and brave. click to read!

Make an Alter-Ego. Get Sh*t Done.

    If you’ve ever switched on the OWN channel or found yourself on Pinterest looking up motivational quotes, you might have seen one Iyanla Vanzant. Born into a family fighting poverty, and raised in harrowing circumstances the likes of which would make your spine curl, her life is a tale of belief, conviction, and courage. She didn’t let circumstance stop her. In fact, Iyanla … Continue reading Make an Alter-Ego. Get Sh*t Done.

How Meditation Helps Manifest Your Goals

Sitting listlessly at my computer, wondering why my mind feels wrapped in barbwire, as if every possible direction of action seems painfully wrong. I’m not sure what to create, who to reach out to, what step to take next; it’s an awkward but frequent mental state of this time in the morning, when breakfast’s coffee has warn off, and my body craves movement to get … Continue reading How Meditation Helps Manifest Your Goals

How Wearing Makeup Actually Makes You Feel LESS Beautiful

I’m a big advocate of doing anything that makes you feel more beautiful and self expressed, including with beauty, makeup, and fashion (you can read this article on how my favorite denim jumpsuit changed my life, and this article on my favorite mantras for beauty). However, after years in fashion marketing, I came to realize just how much advertising damages us by making us think … Continue reading How Wearing Makeup Actually Makes You Feel LESS Beautiful

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7 Empowering Thoughts to Tell Yourself Next Time You’re Stressed

It’s only Tuesday, and you’re likely still drudging through the priorities and responsibilities Monday had to bring. But when it comes to to-do list, nothing is less empowering than getting down on yourself. Acting with fear, trepidation, and worry wastes valuable time not just in the workplace, but in your personal life. In fact, worry might be our biggest waste of time not only because … Continue reading 7 Empowering Thoughts to Tell Yourself Next Time You’re Stressed

Quotes for motivation from strong women! Remember your power and get a feminist boost from these quotes for motivation!

10 Quotes for Motivation from Strong, Fierce Women

– We all need a boost now and then. With the wage gap, one of the most contentious presidential elections in history, and the general girls-aren’t-as-good-as-boys mentality of previous generations, sometimes a badass gal just needs a reminder of how powerful she is. That’s where inspiring quotes from these fearless women come in so handy; how could anything be more motivational than a quote from … Continue reading 10 Quotes for Motivation from Strong, Fierce Women

Simple Ways to Combat the ‘Sunday Scaries’

There’s something that happens every Sunday, when the sun peaks through my California window, nestling itself into the space in which I slept. The neighbors are out, the weekend feels as though at it’s end, and I should be gearing up for another busy week ahead…but instead, I feel the call to stay in, stay quiet, and connect to something. There’s a part of my … Continue reading Simple Ways to Combat the ‘Sunday Scaries’

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Believe in Yourself: The Secret of the ‘Work In Progress’

  We get a lot of readers asking for advice on how to ‘believe in yourself’. And what I can say is that it’s less about the accomplishment and more about the progress. Here’s how I know: – It is believed to have taken Leonardo da Vinci four years to complete the Mona Lisa, though some historians say he may have been working on the … Continue reading Believe in Yourself: The Secret of the ‘Work In Progress’

What they never tell you about life after cancer. Click to read full article.

5 Things They Never Tell You About Life After Cancer

They’ll tell you how to cope during treatment, but life after cancer has it’s own battles. Because treatment ends, but cancer never truly leaves you…At 17, I fought an advanced form of cancer at a world renowned hospital. I was given every form of support and educational resource possible, from counselors to peer mentors. What they didn’t tell me is that after cancer, new battles … Continue reading 5 Things They Never Tell You About Life After Cancer

Give Zero F*cks: How to Care LESS What Other People Think

It took me a lot of practice to be the kind of woman that gives zero f*cks and actively care less about what other people think, because I misunderstood what the ‘give zero f*cks’ mindset is all about. The misconception about women who give zero f*cks is that they have no priorities or passions. In actuality, it’s not that we don’t care about anything, it’s … Continue reading Give Zero F*cks: How to Care LESS What Other People Think