Your Enjoyment of ‘The Little Mermaid’ Can Determine Your Outlook on Life

There are two types of millennials in the world: those who love The Little Mermaid and those who think Ariel is the entitled embodiment of bad decision making. Whether or not you’ve actually seen the movie is irrelevant. Even if you just have a passing knowledge of the story and have heard Jodi Benson crooning “Part of Your World,” you probably have an opinion on … Continue reading Your Enjoyment of ‘The Little Mermaid’ Can Determine Your Outlook on Life

Antisocial and Proud: Branding Yourself on Instagram

I don’t have a cat, I hate taking selfies, and inspirational quotes tend to make me gag. I don’t go out to fancy restaurants often enough to truly merit food photos, and I never remember to take #squadgoals pics until long after I’ve said goodbye and changed into my pajamas. But somewhere deep in my soul I knew that if I ever wanted to publish … Continue reading Antisocial and Proud: Branding Yourself on Instagram

The Introvert’s Guide to Surviving Awkward Family Get-Togethers

When are you getting married? When are you having kids? What are you going to do with that degree? Is your life everything you hoped for and more? Why don’t you call more often? I’m just making conversation! People are notoriously annoying when it comes to sticking their noses in your business. Throw in the word “family” and suddenly all boundaries are gone. What do … Continue reading The Introvert’s Guide to Surviving Awkward Family Get-Togethers

Magic in Nostalgia

There’s Magic in Nostalgia: Why ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘Mid90s,’ and ‘It’ Keep Us Coming Back

If you’re reading this, I’m going to take an educated guess and say there’s one thing in pop culture, more than any other, that you’ve been inundated with in the last couple years. (And no, it’s not a gratuitous influx of superheroes. Good guess.) It’s nostalgia. Don’t believe me? Think back over the past week. How far do you have to go before you remember … Continue reading There’s Magic in Nostalgia: Why ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘Mid90s,’ and ‘It’ Keep Us Coming Back