5 Tips to Be Yourself In a Social Media Perfected World

It's no secret that as women, we want it all — the perfect family, the perfect career, the perfect body. Of course, life isn't perfect, and people don't reach the same goals at the same time. The problem is, that's becoming increasingly difficult to remember in today's world. Before, we only had to worry about meeting our mother's social deadlines. Now, it's impossible to scroll our Facebook newsfeeds without seeing a new engagement photo, job announcement, or laudatory updates regarding people's lives in general. The pressure to keep up can be enormous, and constant comparison leads to what's being referred to as "social media depression." Social media depression occurs when we're bombarded by other people's achievements and, as a result, start to question the validity of our own. ...more
asolheid  so glad you liked it! It's good to get a little perspective from time to time.more

8 Qualities Every Woman Should Look For in Her Dream Man

A lot of girls grow up dreaming about Mr. Right. He goes by many names – Mr. Perfect, Prince Charming, The One – but in essence, he’s a compilation of the ideal job, physique, and personality, as perceived by each individual girl. The problem is that our notions of the perfect prototype often hold us back from finding a true connection, since no real man can live up to those impossible standards. As we grow up, we realize that the qualities we previously overlooked are the ones that really matter....more
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15 Shameless Things We All Do on Facebook

It’s no secret that Facebook is the largest social media outlet on the Internet to date.  With over 1.37 billion monthly active users, it’s safe to say that everyone and their mother is on Facebook. Given the widespread use of the forum, certain behaviors have come to be commonplace, and -- at times -- downright necessary. So for your entertainment, here are 15 shameless things we all do on Facebook! ...more
SecondGlantz  Yes! It's like, I may know you, but I'm not quite there yet, let's just wait and ...more

10 Reasons Twenty-Somethings Love Brunch

The secret is out—twenty-somethings love brunch. It’s the hottest social gathering of the week, with popular restaurants averaging wait times of two hours or more on a Sunday! Seriously, who knew that many people were even up at that time?...more
dcusentino  I'm definitely late on replying, but this may be fortuitous since tomorrow is ...more

Encore! Encore! Why the Harry Potter Series Will Never Get Old

It seems like just yesterday I was waiting in line at Barnes & Noble, eagerly counting down to midnight with a lightning bolt tattooed on my forehead, a custom-made wand in hand, and a four-corner smile on my face.That’s right, I admit it. I was a Harry Potter nerd. I lived for the midnight release parties. Once that book got in my hands, I’d spend the following 48 hours holed up in a room reading the dictionary-sized novels non-stop....more

Everything You Need to Know to Rock Your First Color Run

In an effort to help you rock your first Color Run, I’ve put together a few tips based on my experience. Hindsight is 20/20 after all, and I’m still finding dye around my house to this day! Hopefully you can keep these little cheats in mind and make the most out of this milestone race! ...more
DSTPRL  It gets everywhereeeee lol, my poor seat bets are rainbow colored to this day. I'm ...more

Coconut v. Avocado: The Real Superfood

In recent months, the avocado has been getting a lot of hype. You can’t watch television without being bombarded by a new avocado campaign.Nearly every restaurant has debuted an item on its menu to cater to popular demand for what has commonly become known as the “superfood.” See, e.g., Subway:...more
aussiecharlotte88  I'd be lying if I said I wasn't a fan haha ;)more

10 Signs Your Grew Up in a Hispanic American Household

I was born in Puerto Rico but raised in the United States, so I get the best of both worlds--Fireworks on the Fourth of July and lechon for Noche Buena. If you, like me, grew up in a Hispanic American household, you probably had some ‘splaining to do every time your friends came over....more

5 Ways to Stay Fit While Busy

Are you a woman on the go? No time for fitness in your jam-packed schedule? Then check out these 5 ways stay fit while busy! 1. Be active every chance you get...more

Why Your Blog Needs Google+

Today I’m writing about my favorite new technology–Google Plus–and why your blog needs it!You’re probably thinking, Google Plus, is she for real? And the answer is yes, yes I am for real. For two reasons. Google Plus is a great way to get noticed on Google’s search engine and it’s a smaller forum to connect with others bloggers like you. Let me elaborate.First, the search engine magic that is Google+....more