Month: February 2015

The Pessimist’s Guide To Optimism In 6 Easy Steps

Piece written by me for ThoughtCatalog.

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Two years ago, 2 a.m., another heart-felt conversation about the latest drama, with the nearest party available. I was fueled by the liquid courage typical of vodka cranberries and the feeling that it had just not been my year.
Of course on paper it would probably go down as a giant success. Academic highs, giant steps in my career and an amazingly wonderful group of friends to #live with. It was probably the most fun I’ve ever had at school, but there I was venting my frustrations out to anyone who’d listen. The discussion ranged from romance, friends, school and anything else that was bothering me. And in that half-hour, I realized I hadn’t managed to say one positive thing about my life or myself.
I went home feeling empty; like that conversation had somehow laid out a map of my life, one that was only filled…

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7 Celebrities Who Would Make Awesome BFFs

Piece written by me for ThoughtCatalog.

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This list was formulated through scientific research and compiled on an accurate scale of whose closet I’d most like to raid — because really, what is friendship without the clothes stealing and outfit envy?

1. Leighton Meester.

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Unlike her Gossip Girl alter ego, Leighton Meester is a total sweetheart. She’s an indie goddess with awesome taste. Along with fabulous headbands and amazing music (yes I still jam out to “Good Girls Go Bad”), Leighton is the definition of a teen dream. From her role as everyone’s favorite Queen B, to her real-life marriage to adorkable Adam Brody, Leighton is living out every girl’s fantasy. Imagine Sunday brunches with Blair Waldorf and Seth Cohen? Sign me up!

2. Kylie Jenner.

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This is primarily for the wardrobe and the hope that she would introduce me to Jaden Smith, which would put me one step closer to…

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