By: Claire Allison Edited by: Bridget Salice It’s been a long journey to become the confident and radiating woman I am today. I would like to share some things that have really worked for me over the years, despite the challenges that came my way. Trying these things will push you out of your comfort… Read More 5 Ways to Gain Confidence and Body Positivity
By: Claire Allison Edited by: Miya Stewart As cliché as it sounds, fitness really is a journey. Your mindset and goals are always evolving, your body is constantly changing, life throws things at you when you least expect it, and motivation comes and goes, but one thing that always remains is the discipline and work… Read More The Life of a Competitive Female Bodybuilder
If you’ve ever seen that viral video of a woman smashing a watermelon between her legs, then you know of Kortney Olson. Kortney is a badass woman who has created a business built to inspire, encourage, and uplift women across the world. But she didn’t create a kick-ass fitness apparel company without hardship. I’ve had… Read More Who is Kortney Olson and what is she doing for GRRRLs?
Adopt, don’t shop. We see this slogan everywhere; splashed all over social media. It is an amazing movement that I fully support. However, this past February I walked into my neighborhood Petland with a heavy heart and walked out with my first dog and a significantly lighter wallet. His name is Drogo, after a Game… Read More I bought a $4,000 Dog at Petland
If my 21 years of life have taught me anything, it’s never underestimate the importance of family. Family is an incredible thing. They’re often the most supportive people and yet somehow also the most frustrating at times. There are many aspects of family, but for this article I want to talk about the parent-child relationship.… Read More Family Means the Most
I was told on multiple occasions that when you go to college, you shouldn’t live with your best friends. It’s dangerous and you’re bound to end up without your friends at all. That has proven to be true for those around me. There were two guys on my floor freshman year who were best friends,… Read More Living With Your Best Friends
Nicholas Sparks is infamous for his love stories. His books are classic chick-flick-beach-reads that trigger romantic feelings for the next guy to walk into the reader’s path. You fall in love with his characters and only want the best for them. Then – suddenly – tragedy strikes and you hate that you’ve reached that part… Read More My Frienemy Nicholas Sparks
I always think about the song, “The First Cut Is the Deepest” when thinking about heartbreak. Why does the first one seem to be ingrained in our memories so strongly, and why is it that we always seem to remember it fondly, whether in embarrassment or true reminiscence? Mentoring a close friend through her first… Read More First Love Always Hits the Hardest
The millennial experience can be summed up by Tinder. Twenty years ago it wasn’t possible for a college student to figure out how many people wanted to sleep with them within ten miles without leaving the house, yet this is what our generation does. To me, Tinder seemed foreign and unnatural, but once it was… Read More Swipe Left
All of my friends from high school went to different colleges after we graduated. Every single one. We went from seeing each other everyday, or nearly everyday, to only seeing each other on breaks, if that. We used to know every detail of each others’ lives, and now I wouldn’t be able to say what… Read More Best Friends, Right?