We all know that stomach-churning feeling before going on a first date. Whether it be a blind date, an online match through a dating site, or just returning to the scene after a long relationship or growing tired of spending those cloudy days without someone to cuddle. The good news is that most of our troubles when dating is self-inflicted and comes as a result of our attitude towards dating in … [Read more...] about 13 Important Tips You Should Know about Dating
I received a free copy of Real American: A Memoir in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. When I opened to the first page of Real American: A Memoir by Julie Lythcott-Haims, I knew I was going to be treated to a compelling and deeply personal story of a brave woman. I knew I was going to think about (and rethink and rethink) race, gender, and class. I knew I would be … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons You Need to Read ‘Real American: A Memoir’
A tummy tuck refers to the removal of excess fat and skin from the lower and middle abdomen of a person to tighten the soft and connective tissues of the abdominal wall. It is a type of surgery done to patients with sagging tissues after weight loss or pregnancy. Another name for the tummy tuck is Abdominoplasty, meaning, elective or plastic surgery done on the abdomen to make it firm and thinner. … [Read more...] about Tummy Tuck 101: What You Need To Know
When was the last time you went to the ER? Were you alone or with a parent? One of the scariest parts of “adulting” is dealing with the real world alone. This includes figuring out health care. Many millennials are unsure of what to do when it comes to choosing the right health plan to facing the ER alone. Data from the health care company, Intermedix, show why millennials are feeling so … [Read more...] about Why Millennials are Frustrated with their ER Experiences
As we grow throughout our twenties and thirties, we are told to keep growing. We are told to keep going forward and rarely look back. We are told to strive forward in our careers, our relationships and the ways in which we live our lives without taking any prisoners along the way. But, no matter how many times or by whom we are told to do so, going forward is not always the best course of action. … [Read more...] about Why Stepping Back is Sometimes a Good Thing
Working out how to manage your money while abroad can be stressful. If you’re away for a long time, it’s near enough impossible to factor how much you should take. In reality, few of us like to think of being frugal abroad. It’s the one time of year when we can kick back and spend what we want. Not to mention that we need money for food, drinks, and essential day to day items. As such, it’s not … [Read more...] about What To Do If Your Vacation Money Flies Away With You
The champagne has been popped, and you’ve excitedly accepted your best friend’s request for you to become her maid of honor. You’re anxious to help her pick out the perfect bridal gown, and you already have every detail of the bachelorette party planned (Wine Country, here we come). Oh, but your responsibilities don’t end there, my friend. As maid of honor, you are tasked with giving a toast to … [Read more...] about What is the #1 Secret to Giving a Killer Toast?
One of my stories favorite stories to tell is how I earned enough money with surveys in college, so I did not have to work. I was making between $200-$500 per month with survey sites. This is not a ton of money, but high-rolling for a college student trying to get by. One thing I think people fall short with survey sites is that you have to be strategic. You have to make it a habit to get work … [Read more...] about How to Strategically Make Significant Income From Survey Sites