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Creativity & Imagination, Health & Beauty

How I’m Wired: Inside the Mind of an Introvert

I’m the girl at the office who gets labeled “the quiet one.” I’m often passed over in social situations by more charismatic, loud go-getters. I’m not what you would call the “life of the party.” But, I am thoughtful and studious – the book nerd – with my head down working and writing frantically all… Continue reading How I’m Wired: Inside the Mind of an Introvert

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Fashion & Style, Health & Beauty

Cheating the Fashion Industry: Size 16 Style and Shopping Advice

I'm a size 16 – the new national "average" size of a woman. What it's like to be a sexy size 16 is different for each individual woman. I'm grateful to have good health, friends, and a great career, but when it comes to my personal style, it can be a challenge. The fashion industry is… Continue reading Cheating the Fashion Industry: Size 16 Style and Shopping Advice

You're Beautiful
Fashion & Style, Health & Beauty

Sexy Size 16: The New American Woman Claims Her Curves

In the last decade, women’s body measurements in the U.S. have drastically changed. While the “average” size was a 14 in the early 2000s, the new average American woman is now a size 16 or 18, which falls at the low-end of what retailers consider “plus-size” clothing, according to a study in the International Journal of Fashion… Continue reading Sexy Size 16: The New American Woman Claims Her Curves

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Creativity & Imagination, Journalism, Marketing, Writing Tips

Too Many Distractions are Killing Your Creativity

As a writer and a musician, I sometimes encounter dry spells of creativity that resemble writer’s block but that do not stem from a lack of ideas, rather a lack of motivation to see those ideas through. If you’ve ever started something with all the energy and passion you could hope for only to suddenly… Continue reading Too Many Distractions are Killing Your Creativity