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Author: Emily Krings
Don’t Rush: Pushing Back Against Societal Pressure
In recent months, I’ve recognized my constant rush to move onto whatever’s next. In high school, I wanted to be in college. And in college, I wanted to be anywhere but college. As soon as I graduated, I wanted to buy a house. I’ve had tremendous difficulty living in the moment and appreciating how spectacular […]
My Trip to Chiang Mai, Thailand
Temples, sticky rice and great memories brought to you by Chiang Mai.
The Power of the Pen (…or Keyboard)
The Power of the Pen I am a strong believer that every person plays a part in the world. If you think a little deeper into this, it’s pretty crazy. The world is a giant puzzle and everybody serves a purpose. So before this gets philosophical, I am going to stop myself. But I had […]
The Issue with Complacency & How it Will Hold You Back in Life
The Issue with Complacency Do you ever convince yourself that you’re the best you can be while the back of your mind knows that you truly could be doing better? I am not talking about pressuring yourself to live up to some unrealistic expectations that you or your mom or society set for you. I […]
Top 7 Most Instagrammable Spots in South Florida
Visiting South Florida? Check out these 5 picture perfect locations!
The Value of Friendship and Good Company
Photos by Laura McCawley / Makeup by Luna The Importance of Having Good Friends One of my good friends from middle school and I recreated a photoshoot that we did with super old school iPhones SEVEN years ago when we were freshmen in high school. After reminiscing on nine years of being friends, it got […]
The Husband Stitch: Toxic Masculinity in Fairy Tales
An Analysis of Toxic Masculinity in Carmen Machado’s “The Husband Stitch” In one of my classes last fall, we learned a lot about toxic masculinity in fairytales. One story that we read was Carmen Machado’s “The Husband Stitch.” Toxic masculinity is a theme that we dissected in class—a theme that was all too familiar to […]
How to Use Rakuten & Get Cashback on Online Shopping
How to Use Rakuten to Get Cashback Money consciousness has always been important to me. Knowing where I am putting every penny that I’ve earned has helped me to have more control over my life, especially during college and when my income is less than desirable. One way that I keep my spending in shape […]
Doing What Makes Me Happy | Tea Addicts Anonymous
Make up: Alessandra DiSarno / Luna.MuaXO | Photographer: Anton Guzman “Do What Makes You Happy” Since I’ve graduated college a few short months ago, but the words of wisdom that accompany the congratulations haven’t stopped coming. I have heard a few of the same lines over and over again. I am often given some straightforward advice: […]