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Nicole Martin is a Marketing Content Manager and former magazine editor in Pittsburgh, PA. She is a print journalism graduate of Penn State University, where she currently teaches a writing course, and recently received her MA in mass communication and digital journalism from Point Park University. She has contributed to many different publications as a writer and editor over the years and started an online women’s magazine called L7 Women’s Magazine. She just released her first book in January 2015.

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How I Built My Dream Wardrobe on a Budget

(1) Comments | Posted May 13, 2016 | 1:11 PM

Let's face it, not all of us have the means to go out and buy an $80 top and a pair of Manolo Blahniks for a night out with the girls. That doesn't mean we still can't look amazing though. I love keeping up with the latest trends and I...

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11 Things Only People Who Hate to Be Alone Understand

(19) Comments | Posted November 15, 2015 | 9:29 AM

Bucket List #14: Learn to be alone

There are some people who can't wait to hang out in their apartment by themselves, I have always had a problem with it. Unless I have something to distract myself, like binge-watching Netflix until 2 a.m., then I get bored just being by...

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5 Reasons Millennials Should Volunteer

(1) Comments | Posted October 29, 2015 | 9:27 AM

Bucket List #11: Volunteer

This isn't meant to be preachy or tell you that you need to save the environment. Volunteering isn't just a great thing for the community, it is a great thing for the individual.

Recently, I crossed another number off my 25 Before 25...

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SF Seeking Hobby

(0) Comments | Posted September 25, 2015 | 4:10 PM

Bucket List #1: Get a hobby

Is there a place on Craigslist where I can post my ad? Single female seeking hobby to fulfill life. Unmarried, young, professional female who can't seem to find and stick with any hobby for more than a week.

Originally this bucket list item...

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There's No Such Thing as an Adult and No One Has Their Shit Together

(1) Comments | Posted September 8, 2015 | 11:04 AM

Bucket List #17 Learn to Adult

When we are young, we look at our parents and teachers and think that they have figured it all out. They have some secret to life that we will one day come to learn.

"You'll understand when you're older."

We think that...

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5 Things I Learned From Trying a Healthier Lifestyle

(2) Comments | Posted August 3, 2015 | 1:03 AM

Bucket List #4 Start a healthier lifestyle

I hate the gym. I hate working out. I especially hate cardio.

I've never understood runners. Runs before 6 a.m., 5K marathons for fun, and I really don't get the runners who are out in 10 degree weather like it's nothing. The...

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How Reading 'The Secret' Changed my Life

(2) Comments | Posted July 6, 2015 | 12:18 PM

Bucket list: #2 Read "The Secret," get enlightened, become super rich

I decided to start my bucket off with this one, seeing as it's a book that is supposed to teach you how to do and receive everything you've ever wanted. Instead, it showed me just how desperate people are...

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Why I Decided to Finish My Bucket List Before 25

(0) Comments | Posted June 11, 2015 | 4:54 PM

Twenty-five seems so young to those who are in their 30s and 40s, and so old to those still in their teens. Perspectives on age have always fascinated me since they're situational or based on stigma or social norms.

"Well you're only 25, you have plenty...

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10 Reality Shows That Make Me Question My Generation's Intelligence

(8) Comments | Posted April 1, 2012 | 10:51 PM

It seems like every time I turn on the television there is a new ridiculous reality show. The far-fetched idea of reality for entertainment makes me really question the intelligence of my generation.

Here are the 10 worst reality shows on television that will make you seriously say #FirstWorldProblems.

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