First Semester of College Bucket List

Well, it’s finally here. After months of anticipation, this weekend I am finally moving into my college dorm room to begin my freshmen semester. Even though the first week is just orientation, I can’t wait to start living on campus and meeting my fellow classmates! In a radical change from my normal state of being, […]

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4 Beauty Products I’m Loving, Plus A Few on My Radar

I’m the first to admit that I’m far from a beauty guru. You know that depiction of the evolution of man, with the modern human in the front and the ape in the back? Yeah, when it comes to makeup skills, I’m at the far end of the line. Lately, however, I’ve started to feel […]

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My Favorite At-Home Workouts

I used to do most of my workouts from my basement. And while I now incorporate running and hot yoga classes into my routine, I still love a good home-based sweat. Below you’ll find my favorite YouTube (aka free!) workout that are guaranteed to make you feel it for days. TIU LIVE Rooftop Total Body […]

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The Introvert Diaries: Introduction + the Basics

Hi, my name is Olivia, and I’m an introvert. What does that mean? Here’s what the dictionary has to say about that: in – tro – vert (noun) a shy, reticent person. (adjective) another term for introverted. Derived in the 17th century from the Latin introvertere, or “to turn from the inside.” Did that help? […]

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5 Ways To Break Out of a “Blah” Day

Blah. Med. Down. Off. There’s a multitude of adjectives— real and imagined— to describe how I was feeling last Sunday. Even though I wasn’t working, I still caught my own cause of the “Sunday Scaries,” and felt totally zapped of motivation and positivity. After a few hours in a stupor, however, I eventually fell back […]

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More Than “One Way”: Reflections from HerConference 2017

As some of you may know, this past weekend I was lucky enough to attend HerCampus’s 6th annual HerConference. It was my second year in attendance, and I am happy to report that round two did not disappoint (read about my experience last summer here). Although I was exhausted at the end of each day, […]

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Currently Coveting: Yoga Mats

I have a tense relationship with shopping. While I love acquiring new items (‘cause, um, who doesn’t?), I often find the process of finding the “right” piece of clothing, tech piece, home accessory totally overwhelming. Case in point: I’ve been mulling over buying a new yoga mat for a few weeks, but always stopped short […]

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