Whether you’re wanting to capture travel memories or just cute pictures of everyday life, learning some tips to improve your pictures can be super beneficial! With a DSLR camera, it takes a minute to take it out of it’s bag, adjust the settings and then take the shot. Sometimes it’s just easier to grab your smartphone from your back pocket and quickly snap a picture. Here are some tips to better your mobile photography.Read More
Learning how to say no to situations is not easy, especially when you're the girl who always wants to please everyone.
“I really need to work on learning how to say no. I hate disappointing people or myself, but I always get stuck in situations where I wind up being overwhelmed! ” -Anony[miss]Read More
Today’s just been one of those days. I got eight hours of sleep, did my makeup this morning, and even made a to-do list, but instead of being wildly productive, it feels like I’m trying to swim through peanut butter. My brain can’t seem to latch onto anything but flippant distractions, and despite this morning’s almond milk cafe au lait, I feel completely lethargic. After a wasted hour of work attempts, add a little frustration and anxiety, and you have a recipe for a hopeless afternoon. Because honestly, I really want to be dozing off in a hammock in the woods, rather than hunched over my desk snacking on carrots, no matter how interesting chemistry is.Read More
We live in a society that makes snap judgements based on first impressions. Sad, but true. As a result, it’s imperative that the snap judgement people might make about you is a good one. Even beyond your awesome personality, kind smile, fun talent, and gorgeous heart, people will first and foremost see your outfit! How could they not - it’s right there! And with great adulting comes great responsibility - specifically in your wardrobe. *wink wink*Read More
Tipping can be a confusing topic. It can vary by service or location, and trying to figure out the amount in a pinch can be stressful. For some, it even seems pointless, particularly those of us living with a college-style budget only readily inclusive of ramen and an occasional coffee.Read More
One big topic that we consistently hear our community talking about is the struggle with how to study the Bible more in depth. It's tempting to just "read and go" as we play our audio Bibles while we're getting ready for the day, or quickly skim over verses with a bowl of cereal. How can we make the most of our time in the Word, and what does that even look like? Our guest writer Melanie shares some ways you can get more in depth with the Scriptures for this week's Adulting topic!Read More
Today is the day we've been anticipating for months, as we begin our brand new series "ADULTING 101." As teens transitioning into adulthood, there is no question that you're facing big changes and tough choices. How do you navigate it all? How do you "adult" in this world every day? We've reached out to writers from across the nation in all seasons of life to ask them to share their tips with you. Thus, today we kick the series off with one of the hardest struggles of all: how to balance your priorities.Read More