Why You Should Be Nicer To Yourself

Okay, straighten your back. But not so much that it looks like you’re trying to push your boobs out. Better. Now tilt your head down. But not so far that you have a double chin. Smile. But not so wide that your eyes get squinty. Good. Make sure your arms aren’t doing something weird. Same goes for your hands. Suck in your gut. Be as still as possible. Wait until the picture is taken. *Click*…

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I Just Need to Take a Minute…

In light of the shitstorm these presidential debates have brought, I just need to take a minute to say a few things. It won’t be pretty and I’m sure some people won’t like it, but I need to get some things off my chest. First, sexual assault isn’t cool. It’s not something that should be dealt with lightly. Mr. Trump’s recent remarks about the entitlement he thinks he has towards women and their bodies is…

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Don’t Call Me Pretty

Call me smart. Call me talented. Call me kind. Call me caring. Call me compassionate. Call me friendly. Call me open-minded. Call me funny. Approachable. Quirky. Weird. Dedicated. Determined. Stubborn. Driven. Fierce. Creative. Independent. Spontaneous. Passionate. Classy. Loving. Optimistic. Ambitious. Loyal. Thoughtful. Accepting. Call me photogenic when I smile so big that you can’t see my eyes anymore. Call me attractive when you see me doing something I love. Call me beautiful when you’re looking…

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Top 5 I’m-Running-Late Beauty Products

I love dreams. Since I’ve been on Lexapro for the last year, my dreams have become creepily vivid. Like almost-can’t-tell-the-difference-between-dreams-and-reality kind of vivid. So that’s why when I’m in the middle of a ballet performance on a Broadway stage, I am perplexed to hear the all-too familiar sound of my phone telling me it’s 9am. Without breaking my form, I slide my finger across the screen to make the obnoxious beeping stop and return my…

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I Tried Organizing My Closet with an App

Last week when my mom came up to Louisville for a visit, I took her to one of my favorite thrift stores in town. Thrifting has always been one of our favorite pastimes and I hadn’t been in a while so I was hoping to find some gems. I have been looking for a cute patterned skirt for a while now, so when I found this awesome skirt, I was like oh god bless thank you…

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