Category Inspiration

Photo Diaries: Alternative Art in East London

This past Saturday, I went on an Alternative London Walking Tour, which showcased East London’s boundless creativity and outlined the history of ┬áthe divide between East London and the City of London. East London has a vibrant culture — and, of course, vibrant streets — so there was no way we were going to miss […]

More Love Than Hate in Boston

“A bomb just went off at the Boston Marathon,” my roommate said. I had been watching a TV show, and the rest of my roommates had also been on their computers, but Lauren happened to be watching her Twitter feed. From that point on, we were all glued to our feeds to find more information…

A Letter I Wrote to My Future Self at 16

When I was sixteen, I wrote a letter to my future self. I posted it to my Livejournal, my online diary at the time. I remember writing it after my mother sat me down and told me that my cousin – then a junior in college – was having a baby. We were both scared.

10 Ways to Decorate Your Dorm Room on a Budget

As younger students pack their backpacks, older students pack their belongings, stuffing clothes in suitcases, toiletries in bins and office supplies in containers. Instead of boarding the school bus, waving to their parents from the windows, they travel to a place of four-story buildings and white cathedrals, kissing their parents goodbye and knowing that they […]

Love Your Body & Gain Confidence

This is a guest post by Hillary of Chic en Chocolat, a good friend of mine at Wheaton. Enjoy! For most women in society today, complete body confidence is something that we aspire to have. We want to look in the mirror and love what we see. To look at ourselves, and to see absolutely […]

You are Yourself

You don’t need anyone but yourself. In fact, you are the strongest part of yourself. The “youness” of you is just… mind-blowing. Seriously, stop what you’re doing. Close your eyes, and when you do, think about what you love about yourself. Make a list, in no particular order. Done? Okay. I don’t have to tell […]

A Very Boston Day in Instagram

On Saturday, I ventured to Boston with my Mom to shop at Newbury St. We ended up walking all across the street and more, to Kenmore and Arlington. We passed by the Pride Parade and met up with my friend Sindhuja and her friend, Cory. It was a great day! I wish I took more […]