Cheers To The Quarter-Life Crisis: Everything I’ve Learned So Far

This article can also be found at Degree180.

I used to assume the alleged “quarter-life crisis” was a myth, but as it turns out it’s a real thing.

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Seven Myths Women Who Wear Makeup Are Sick Of Hearing

This article can also be found at Degree180.

Makeup tends to get a bad rap and I’m going to take a moment to talk about it. Olivia brought up some great points in her recent post about ditching her makeup routine, but my goal here is to present to you the pros and misconceptions of makeup. Everyone should have the right to feel confident – with or without makeup. So without further ado, here are seven myths that need to be stopped:

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Those Millennials And Their Damn Technology: The Age-Old Battle Of The Generations

*This article references both technology and social media as related entities as they are often used together.

We’ve all heard someone utter the sentiment that Millennials’ dependence on technology is wrecking society. In fact, just the other day I had an older gentleman lean over while I was sending a text and say to me in a somewhat-patronizing tone, “your generation is just all about your phones, isn’t it?” It certainly does seem that way at times, I’ll admit. My grandmother’s favorite thing to say regarding my generation is, “I’m sure glad I’m not growing up in today’s world!” I mean, we’re losing our social skills after all!

Or are we…?

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Is Taylor Swift’s Squad Actually Empowering Women?

This article can also be found at Degree180.

Taylor Swift’s squad seems to have perfection down to a science. It’s clear that her marketing team knows what’s up. The Squad is seen as an example of female empowerment; a strong bond of famous, beautiful women that fights the catty, gossipy stereotype of female celebrity friendships.

And yet, something about her squad doesn’t sit quite right with me.

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Confessions From A Creative Brain

You’ve probably heard the notion that left-brained people are logical and mathematical thinkers, while right-brained people lean more toward creativity. Whether or not this theory has actual credibility is questionable, but I don’t think we need concrete scientific evidence to tell us that some people tend to be more formulaic and some tend to be creative.

I fall into the latter group, and it’s simultaneously a blessing and a curse.

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