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Twenty Something Advice

Mindfulness in Your 20s: How to Use Gratitude As Fuel for Happiness

Blake Colaianne | Posted 06.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Blake Colaianne

Take time to find the thankfulness in every situation. Once you are filled with thanks, find ways to express that gratitude in what you say and do. One of the easiest ways to feel happy is to make someone else feel it first.

Stereotypical New York - From the Eyes of a New Yorker

Kate Endres | Posted 06.01.2016 | New York
Kate Endres

Living in the Big Apple isn't always as glamorous as it looks, and hey, Instagram can be quite misleading at times. Do the streets actually make you feel brand new? Maybe, but if you get caught up on that feeling, you'll probably lose focus just long enough to step in something.

13 Signs You Are 26

Samantha Matt | Posted 06.01.2015 | Women
Samantha Matt

You wouldn't think much has changed since turning 25. You would probably think the two ages are one in the same because in a way, they are (for example: lots and lots of wine). But, there are things that change at 26...

Mindfulness in Your 20s: Lessons I Learned From a Hitchhiker

Blake Colaianne | Posted 05.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Blake Colaianne

Try reminding yourself that you're living a story, and a story always involves the unexpected. And if you're waiting for the part when it gets good, trust me, you're in a good part right now.

Mindfulness in Your 20s: That Time I Waited to See the Dalai Lama

Blake Colaianne | Posted 05.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Blake Colaianne

Ask yourself what you're waiting for and then consider how much it may be affecting your happiness level. Whether you're waiting for the traffic light to turn green, the perfect job offer to arrive or the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people to speak, give yourself a breather. Don't consider it waiting. Consider it a chance to be mindful and thankful for life.

Mindfulness in Your 20s: That Time I Went Skydiving by Myself

Blake Colaianne | Posted 05.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Blake Colaianne

Facebook never knew I went skydiving. If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? If you have an exciting experience and don't tell social media, did it really happen? Dude. Mind blown.

You Are Beautiful Today

Caurie Putnam | Posted 05.10.2016 | Women
Caurie Putnam

I'm going to let you in on a big secret: You are beautiful today. It's taken me 39.10 years to figure this out, but now that I have, I have to share. Here's how I figured it out.

Following In My Mother's Footsteps... Sometimes

Quarterlette | Posted 05.04.2016 | Women

We have to pick and choose which decisions to follow and which missteps to avoid in order to find what's right for us. There are both positive and negative kinds of baggage we carry with us from past generations, but we don't have to carry all of it forever, especially if it hurts.

Mindfulness in Your 20s: Finding Silence

Blake Colaianne | Posted 05.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Blake Colaianne

Many people think that meditation is about clearing your mind of everything. False. Your mind is as chaotic as an amusement park in July. You're never going to clear it. The best you can do is hop on the Ferris Wheel and observe the madness from above.

13 Things I Wish I Knew In My Early 20s

Samantha Matt | Posted 06.24.2015 | Women
Samantha Matt

The longer you wait to start a new life, the more settled you'll feel where you are and the older you'll be. You're only in your early 20s once and the time goes by quickly. If you want to try something new, now is the time.

Psst: You Are Beautiful Today

Caurie Putnam | Posted 06.10.2015 | Women
Caurie Putnam

I now know that when I am turn 50, I will look at photos of me at 40 and see a stunning woman. What does this mean? It means I am beautiful today. And so are you

A 28-Step Guide To Falling In Love With Your Messy Life

Lexi Herrick | Posted 05.24.2015 | Women
Lexi Herrick

Stop thinking that you have to have all the answers, or know exactly what direction you are headed. You don't. You just have to know what's in your heart, and follow it.

Entitlement Means So Much More to Millennials

Casey Bruce | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Casey Bruce

We understand that to be happy means to search for it, deep in the trenches of our everyday joys and woes, and that it's hard to do. How many of us are saying to ourselves every single day, "If I just had the chance, I could be so much happier."

Dedication to My Ex

Alexii Lardis | Posted 04.07.2015 | Women
Alexii Lardis

Treat your "failed" romances with gratitude, knowing that you deserve to commit yourself to an incredible person. Pour yourself into your friends and encourage their dreams and aspirations. And don't fear death. Fear not allowing yourself to live the life that you deserve.

Health & Beauty Tips For The Modern Day Busy Lady

Melissa Henderson | Posted 04.06.2015 | Style
Melissa Henderson

I turned to my iPhone, delivery services and home remedies to get me through weeks of being extremely busy and fabulous. Here are ideas, tips and apps to make life a little bit more function-able.

17 Changes Every Woman Goes Through In Her Late 20s

Samantha Matt | Posted 03.24.2015 | Women
Samantha Matt

If you're not into something, you're not into something. It's simple. You don't go places you don't want to go. You don't hang out with people you don't want to hang out with.

Think Outside the Office: Why Coffee Houses Are the Millennials' New Business Meeting Spot

Ashley Massis | Posted 03.10.2015 | Small Business
Ashley Massis

In the earlier stages of startups and small businesses, when committing to an office space is not in the budget or unrealistic, coffee shops are substituted for their working and meeting needs. In the new er

6 Lessons I Learned From Working With 20-Something Girls

Kali Rogers | Posted 03.07.2015 | Women
Kali Rogers

I am finishing up my first year as a true bona fide life coach after practicing counseling, and I wanted to share with everyone what I learned. And no, these lessons did not come from my amazingly cunning professional skills -- they came from my clients.

A 20-Something's Guide to New Year's Resolutions

Ashley Massis | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Massis

All of these resolutions are easy to keep. No matter what your resolution is, stick to it and be proud. When you go back to reflect for 2016, you'll realize the changes you made are another step in being a healthier and happier you.

Things to Regret in 2014

Christine Deakers | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Christine Deakers

I wish I could delete the moments where I ever felt "old" because to think that now is just stupid. I saw the number 24 written on the cover of a book while on the train, and clearly thought these three things -- I am older than that number. I have not read that book. There is so much I have yet to do.

5 Ways to Be Financially Stronger After Turning 25

Ashley Massis | Posted 02.15.2015 | Money
Ashley Massis

You've figured out a few things about the job market, and chances are, you've received a raise or two. With that extra money, come bigger purchases and thoughts about investing. After 25, you'll most likely make or consider these five financial changes/investments...

24 Not So Overrated Concepts at 24

Alexii Lardis | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Alexii Lardis

After just having that "mid twenties birthday" I've decided to compose a list of 24 things that are usually considered "overrated" in our twenties and why these things shouldn't be considered as such.

The Selfish Years: 10 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your 20s

Unwritten | Posted 01.20.2015 | College

It may suck to constantly be broke, not have any clue what we're doing with our lives and eat ramen noodles for dinner every night, but we'll never be as free as we are right now.

Hey, All You 20-Somethings: Breathe

Lillian Schneider | Posted 01.12.2015 | College
Lillian Schneider

Everyone my age has some dangling worry trailing around after them everywhere that they're somehow not doing everything, that what they're doing is not altogether the right thing, that they are missing out. The doubt is natural, and everyone you know -- yes, even that person -- carries it sometimes too.

I Finally Understand Why They Call That Store 'Forever 21'

Jackie Oshry | Posted 12.30.2014 | Women
Jackie Oshry

Once you turn 21, the world is your oyster. You can go to any booze-filled establishment without the looming worry of "will I get in?" You can go to a bar in the light of day without worrying that the sunlight will expose the fact that you have green eyes, though your ID says they're brown.