Who runs the world? GIRLS. So we should probably be helping each other do that. This is a topic I’ve been wanting to write about for a while and is something close to my heart. For some reason, it’s become acceptable for people to put others down in order to lift themselves up. It’s widespread among men and women, and being a shark is sometimes considered something admirable. But I would argue against that. I truly believe that when women support each other, incredible things can happen. And we should strive to build each other up and help each other win. Continue Reading
I always set out to be honest on L&LL — to be authentic and real with you, because not only is that what you deserve, but frankly, that’s the place I want to create. We could all stand to be a little more authentic and open with who we are, especially online and on social media. Over the last six months, I’ve been struggling with anxiety for the first time in my life. Here’s what I’ve learned and the silver lining I’ve found. Continue Reading
We live in a world where we’re expected to have our shit figured out at an attainable age. It’s not realistic. It can’t be. People spend their lives trying to figure their shit out, yet we feel like there’s this imminent deadline approaching to have it all figured out before we hit 30.
I will not claim that I’ve conquered this pressure and these expectations, but there are still so many things I wish I could tell my younger self. Continue Reading
Do you ever just feel in a total funk? You’re not feeling like yourself, your equilibrium is thrown off, and you just feel crappy, but you’re not totally sure why. The dreaded funk. First, it’s okay that you’re in a funk. Second, there are things you can do to help yourself.
I’ve talked about the overwhelming epidemic of people not feeling like they’re enough before. It’s evident in each and every one of our lives and I want to help us push back, even if it’s just a little. Each and every one of your beautiful readers are pretty damn special. You’re strong and smart and a freaking gift to this Earth. And I want you to feel like it. Here are 5 ways to help you be a more confident you. Continue Reading