• Sweden,  Travel

    Sweden Stories: Chapter 2

    “Okay, I’ll start, but you guys better join in,” the kid from L.A. walked up to the machine. Shuffling through a few of the options before he settled on one and grabbed the mic. The first chords of All the Small Things strung out, ringing in the beginning of the night. My heart anxiously beating as I planned out my grand excuse. Sore throat? No. Headache? Maybe. I could always just go with the truth: terrible stage fright? Definitely not. “Taylor, let’s go,” somewhere amidst my scheming, I had gotten lost in the music and interesting performances of others.  I looked over at my friend. The temporary amnesia had worn…

  • Lifestyle,  Sweden,  Travel

    Sweden Stories: Chapter 1

    Fletcher's voice flows through my headphones, humming along to Undrunk for the third time today, I shift my gaze out the subway window. Despite the uncomfortable proximity to countless strangers and the lingering smell of stale air, I can't help but smile. Maybe it's the feeling of independence, or my strange love for public transport (even though the number of times I've gotten on the wrong train or missed it completely hints that the feeling isn't mutual) but a rush surges through me. The recent events reeled out in front of me like an old movie.

  • Lifestyle,  Tips

    Youtubers Every Girl Boss Needs to Watch

    Like any good Girl Boss knows, finding your community is essential in reaching your full potential. In today's society, your online community plays a large role in shaping who you are, so why not join a community with other Girl Bosses! Sometimes, finding an online community that fits your personality can be hard so I thought I'd give you some suggestions to get you on your way to finding your online Girl Gang.

  • Adulting,  FSU

    Developing a Night Routine

    Picture this: You're lying in your bed scrolling through your phone when you realize the time: 3 a.m. Your eyes roll at the realization that you have an 8 a.m. the next morning. "Welp, I'm not sleeping," you mumble to yourself. Once again, you fall back into the routine of eye bags and coffee stains. Replace that routine with a better one: a nightly routine. Not only will it drastically increase your productivity and sleep, but they're fun; after all, who doesn't love a little mini pamper session.  Here are some tips to get you  on your way to relaxing nights:

  • Lifestyle,  Self Care

    Defining Happiness

    In a high-paced society centered around sensationalized news, it's easy to get dragged down in the dumps. Instead of noticing all the surrounding good it can feel like we're suffocating in a sea of problems.  If you read my January favorites, you may remember my daily happiness journal, in which I write down my favorite memory of every day.  I decided to make a mini happiness journal and give you a glimpse of all the moments that made me who I am today. Full disclosure: this is about to get cheesier than a Christmas hallmark movie with an extra helping of Gouda so strap in tight.