• Fernanda Calvo on Digital Generation

    The 5 Stages Of Emotional Stress You Experience When Your Crush Won't Text You Back

    The 5 Stages Of Emotional Stress You Experience When Your Crush Won't Text You Back

    Millennials are the worst communicators ever. Seriously. We're educated AF, but when it comes to interpersonal relationships and in-person conversation, we're just lacking. The fact that we prefer to text someone and wait 10 minutes for a response to something that would've taken seconds to answer via a phone call speaks volumes about the way we […]
  • Fernanda Calvo on Beauty Bag

    5 Empowering Ways Red Lipstick Can Boost Your Confidence And Help You Succeed

    5 Empowering Ways Red Lipstick Can Boost Your Confidence And Help You Succeed

    Ah, red lips. According to color psychology, red is the color most associated with passion, action and energy. Red represents confidence, lust and in some cultures, it represents luck. No wonder there's something so sultry and divine about a woman who wears a bold red lip. Giphy I've heard women say they're afraid to rock […]
  • Fernanda Calvo on Healthy Habits

    How You Can Learn To Appreciate Your Body A Little More Every Day

    How You Can Learn To Appreciate Your Body A Little More Every Day

    The media has had a negative effect on the way we view our bodies. Now that communication is at our fingertips, we can finally start to change that. There have been several important movements that have made it easier for people to accept their bodies. Slowly but surely, we're all learning to accept our bodies, love […]
  • Fernanda Calvo in Dating

  • Fernanda Calvo in Culture

    Being Both Traditional And A Feminist Comes With Mixed Feelings Like These

    Being Both Traditional And A Feminist Comes With Mixed Feelings Like These

    I grew up in a home where gender roles were very much respected. My dad did all the breadwinning, and my mother did all the child-rearing and home-making. What I saw growing up taught me women belonged at home with the children, and their main duty was to support and help their husbands. That's what […]
  • Fernanda Calvo in Women

    The Not-So-Cute Struggles All Baby-Faced Women Deal With On A Daily Basis

    The Not-So-Cute Struggles All Baby-Faced Women Deal With On A Daily Basis

    About a week ago, I ran into a friend of my mother's who I hadn't seen in about five years. After hugging me and complimenting the rad duster I was wearing, she asked me an honest question. She asked me when graduation was. I graduated from college about six years ago. When I broke the […]
  • Fernanda Calvo on Beauty Bag

    The 10 Beauty ‘Rules' People Live By That We Need To Let Go Of

    The 10 Beauty ‘Rules' People Live By That We Need To Let Go Of

    For years, beauty lovers everywhere have been haunted by ‘rules' that keep us from rocking certain makeup looks. We're constantly preoccupied with the fear of being judged or made fun of for not following these beauty commandments, but have any of us stopped to think about who made up these rules up anyway? Yes, I know some makeup artists […]
  • Fernanda Calvo in Dating

    4 People You Should Never Ask To Give You Relationship Advice

    4 People You Should Never Ask To Give You Relationship Advice

    You've hit a bump on the road with your boyfriend, and you feel like you need to talk to someone about it. Talking is good. There's something about verbalizing our feelings that makes us feel so much better about what's going on. Talking can helps us think clearly, and hearing something out loud can perhaps help […]
  • Fernanda Calvo in Dating

    5 Things You'll Have To Explain To Your Hispanic Family About Your White BF

    5 Things You'll Have To Explain To Your Hispanic Family About Your White BF

    I come from the most Hispanic family of all Hispanic families: We only speak in Spanish at home, we only watch Univision and we definitely don't care about the wonderful array of television series available on HBO. That's what novelas are for… duh. We fight and make up faster than you can say “Bendito!” We […]
  • Fernanda Calvo in Dating

    4 Non-Traditional Couples We Should All Be Celebrating

    4 Non-Traditional Couples We Should All Be Celebrating

    I was walking with my good friend one night after a hot yoga class. We were deep in conversation, as we tend to be, when suddenly we caught a glimpse of a couple walking by. The girl was tall, white and blonde. She looked like a model. She was wearing a sequin gold skirt and the […]
  • Fernanda Calvo in Life

    Here Are The Top 10 Most Frustrating Things Your Cheap Friend Does

    Here Are The Top 10 Most Frustrating Things Your Cheap Friend Does

    We've all had that friend who is undeniably cheap. There are different levels of cheapness, but in general these people can be a bit of a drag to go out with. We are all trying to save money and be frugal, but balancing that frugality with fun experiences is important. Now, not everyone has the means to […]
  • Fernanda Calvo in Dating

    4 Old School Dating Norms That Need To Make A Comeback ASAP

    4 Old School Dating Norms That Need To Make A Comeback ASAP

    During Christmas break my mother caught me swiping through Tinder. With a raised eyebrow and stern tone she said, “I don't know why you people think it's cool to do that.” A lecture was about commence and all I kept thinking as she so exuberantly yapped, was how right she was. What the hell is […]