How to Find Quality Friends

Good friends make you laugh, hold you when you cry, and challenge you to be the best version of yourself, but they also boost your health.  Research shows that quality friendships in your 20s are a solid predictor of living to your 70s, and that poor social support has the same  mortality-risk equivalent as smoking 15…

7 Subtle Signs of Depression

Depression isn’t always what you think. It can rear its vile head in many ways. Sure, depression showcases itself in long periods of sadness and a disinterested mood—but it’s much more than that. The symptoms can be quietly cunning, disguised as something else altogether. According to the ADAA, Major Depressive Disorder affects more than 16.1…

Techniques For Life’s Overwhelming Moments

Sometimes there are moments, or entire days, where life feels overwhelming AF. Nothings seems to be going the way it should, everyone is annoying (sorry friends), and the world is testing my boundaries. You know what I’m talking about? If not–you probably don’t need to read this blog post. And, I’m also jealous of you….

3 Lifestyle Shifts for a Happier YOU

In today’s world, we seem to compare and judge ourselves based on others. We scroll down our timelines and see the lavish lifestyles of celebrities, the happiness of our friends, and fantasy lives that are unattainable. This leads to negative effects on our mental state where we begin the process of self-hate. In my own…

Traveling in Your 20’s: Tips and Tricks

There’s nothing quite like adventuring around the world in your 20’s. Not only are responsibilities at a minimum, but your body is young and your mind is open. However, travel isn’t exactly cheap, and it’s definitely not always easy. That’s why I’m here — to help you see the world one t(r)ip at a time. How…

Why I’m Doing (Modified) Whole30

Fad diets — I’m not into them. However, the Whole30 is a “diet” that I’ve tried before and didn’t absolutely hate. What is it? Read a full explanation here. I’ll detail my own “rules” in a bit, since I’m not sticking hard and fast to the ones described above. Background: For as long as I…

10 Quotes For When You Need Motivation

Stuck in a rut? Facing a tough decision? Not sure what the future holds? These quotes are guaranteed to get you thinking and leave you motivated. “The first step to getting anywhere is deciding you are no longer willing to stay where you are.” “If you want to succeed you should strike out on new…