When my friends tell me that a man has called them “cute” on a date, they cringe as they tell the story, wondering why they share the same adjective as a golden retriever puppy. If a man calls her “hot”, she will wonder why he didn’t call her beautiful, and might even be offended at his sexual forwardness. My research for this topic consisted mainly of scouring message boards about relationships, … [Read more...] about Beautiful vs. Sexy: Why Choose?
Archives for July 2014
Have you ever known—no—felt in your gut that something was not quite right about the way you feel in your relationship? Do you have moments that make you a little nauseous, and even question your beliefs? Do loved ones often tell you that your partner may not be right for you? As firm as your moral sun may be, emotions tend to be the giant, gray, storm clouds that block it, even though you know … [Read more...] about Cognitive Dissonance: What Is It Saying about your Relationship?
Hair can be worn in all shapes and sizes. Some women like to wear their hair long and others like it short. But what does a girl do when she has long hair and fears cutting it short because of "growing time" or a girl with short hair who wants it long but also fears how long it will take to grow? Well, then hair needs to grow fast. While hair can seem to take forever to grow, there are some simple … [Read more...] about 8 Ways to Help Your Hair Grow Longer
Imagine this: you’re in a foreign land with a foreign language with 38 people you’ve never before met. The one friend you do have, the friend you’ve scheduled a five-day trip with, tells you all of a sudden, the plans have changed. You can’t stay with her and her family anymore; you need to “figure it out” on your own. How do you handle the travel crisis? Do you call the airport to move up your … [Read more...] about Backpacking through a War Zone: How to Handle a Travel Crisis
Sometimes, there just isn’t enough time in the morning for elaborate and time-consuming makeup. When it’s one of those mornings when the alarm somehow didn’t go off, blaring all three scheduled timings of Wham!’s "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" or if the kids refused to turn the television off, it’s a struggle just to get dressed on time. Don’t skip your morning routine of pampering yourself with … [Read more...] about The 5 Minute Face: Makeup in a Hurry
Congratulations! You just bought a car, a house, started a new job, or had a baby. Lucky you - now you’re being inundated with advice and tips from those around you, and the stress is beginning to take its toll. You’re thankful for their care but some of the advice you’re given makes you rethink your relationship with them. Their advice, simply put, is terrible. It may be that you just don’t … [Read more...] about How to Graciously Accept Unwanted Advice
This month, Miss Millennia celebrates and discusses the issue of pregnancy—its wonders, its challenges, and several health and safety tips to ease its concerns. Pregnancy is thought of as a beautiful, exciting, even magical experience, and, of course, one of life’s most vital. Having children is obviously life-changing; however, pregnancy is not the only method for going about it. Adoption is and … [Read more...] about Reasons to Consider the Adoption Option
I've got nutrition on the mind and a secret to share: the “freshman fifteen” is a misnomer. To be precise, there should be a caveat attached, an addendum added in fine print at the bottom. Maybe even a warning label? Something that looks like this: WARNING! WARNING! IT DOESN'T END HERE. I graduated from college three months ago, and let me tell you; nobody warned me about the … [Read more...] about Three Nutrition Apps Everyone Can and Should Use
I will never forget my freshman year at the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa. It was a year of new friends, a long distance relationship, and adventure in a new city. But perhaps the year's most memorable aspect was my living situation: seven roommates in a four bedroom, one bathroom dormitory. First-Year Student Dormitory Requirement USF has a first-year student residency … [Read more...] about My College Freshman Dorm Experience
Transformers: Age of Extinction is the fourth film of the Transformers franchise and debuts as a "reboot" with a new cast featuring Mark Wahlberg as the struggling protagonist inventor, Stanley Tucci as the successful genius tech company head who partners with Kelsey Grammar, the manipulative CIA antagonist trying to control the future. Nicola Peltz resumes the hot female lead, but this time it's … [Read more...] about Review: Transformers: Age of Extinction
There are many preconceived notions that moderate and strenuous exercise can be harmful to expecting mothers and their unborn children; however, this is simply not the case. Exercise helps keep your body fit and healthy, making your pregnancy and contingent labor easier on your body. Exercise keeps your muscles and joints in shape, which will help alleviate a great deal of discomforts caused by … [Read more...] about Fit Mamas-To-Be