• Julia Guerra in Culture

    Beauty Vlogger Wants Body-Shamers To Know She Doesn't Need You To Tell Her She's Fat

    Beauty Vlogger Wants Body-Shamers To Know She Doesn't Need You To Tell Her She's Fat

    Body-shamers and their negative comments are, unfortunately, nothing new. But I think we can all agree that, at this point, their behavior is getting old. Every body is beautiful, and beauty vlogger Nabela Noor's “Yes I'm Fat” video slams body-shamers on her channel because, even though haters are going to hate, that doesn't mean she or […]
  • Julia Guerra in Wellness

    6 Steps To Take Toward A Healthier Lifestyle, As Told By Shay Mitchell 

    6 Steps To Take Toward A Healthier Lifestyle, As Told By Shay Mitchell 

    It's been all of, what, five minutes since the Pretty Little Liars series finale, and already the girls are up and onto new projects. This weekend, for instance, Shay Mitchell teamed up with Propel Electrolyte Water and celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak to kick off the first Propel Co:Labs Fitness Festival, get a little sweaty, and […]
  • Julia Guerra in Life

    Here's What Your Pets May Be Feeling During The Upcoming Solar Eclipse

    Here's What Your Pets May Be Feeling During The Upcoming Solar Eclipse

    Just in case you haven't heard yet, a total solar eclipse is coming on Aug. 21, and people are already kind of losing their minds over it. While I can honestly say that I have never been personally victimized by a total solar eclipse, it's been suggested that human behaviors tend to run wild when the […]
  • Julia Guerra in Culture

    Fancy Wine Doesn't Taste Nearly As Good As You Think It Does, According To Science

    Fancy Wine Doesn't Taste Nearly As Good As You Think It Does, According To Science

    When it comes to wining and dining, my taste buds almost always prefer the cheaper bottles. Still, that doesn't mean high price tags don't pique my interest. A recent study performed by the INSEAD business school and the University of Bonn claims that the reason why expensive wine seems to taste better is because we've […]
  • Julia Guerra in Food

    8 Quick, Easy Swaps You Can Make If You Want To Start Eating A Plant-Based Diet

    8 Quick, Easy Swaps You Can Make If You Want To Start Eating A Plant-Based Diet

    Plant-based foods have become super trendy among bloggers and social media influencers in recent months, but while going vegan might be the “it” way of eating right now, there really are a ton of positive benefits to reap from making this transition. If you've been wondering how to start eating plant-based foods yourself, fortunately, it has become super easy […]
  • Julia Guerra in Wellness

    7 Little Things To Keep At Your Work Desk For When Stress Is Running High

    7 Little Things To Keep At Your Work Desk For When Stress Is Running High

    If you're anything like me, it's hard to hide your frustrations at the office, and even more impossible to work them out with a deep yoga sequence in an empty conference room. At least when you're feeling overwhelmed at home, you have a wide variety of activities and playful distractions to keep you from thinking about […]
  • Julia Guerra in Culture

    Science Says You Should Probably Stop Using Smiley Emojis In Your Work Emails

    Science Says You Should Probably Stop Using Smiley Emojis In Your Work Emails

    Emojis have evolved from cute cartoons you might pop into a text message every now and then to full-on conversational tools. But it's one thing to send a stream of smileys to your best friend, and quite another to sprinkle a few into an email addressed to your boss. Recent studies show using emojis in […]
  • Julia Guerra in Wellness

    Learning In Your Sleep May Be Possible, But Here's What You Should Know About It

    Learning In Your Sleep May Be Possible, But Here's What You Should Know About It

    You've probably heard people say that there aren't enough hours in a day. What they mean to say is there aren't enough awake hours because, let's be honest, life would be so much easier if you could pass some responsibility onto your subconscious. Up until now, hypnopedia has been discredited by scientists, but new research […]
  • Julia Guerra in Food

    8 Foods To Boost Your Brain Power Just In Time For Back-To-School Season

    8 Foods To Boost Your Brain Power Just In Time For Back-To-School Season

    I don't know if it's out of procrastination, boredom, writer's block, or all of the above, but when I sense my motivation levels are falling, the first place I resort to is my refrigerator. If you have a snacking habit, too, munching to mend a brain fog may not be such a bad idea. Instead […]
  • Julia Guerra in Women

    New Research Says Women Are Feeling More Confident In Their Bodies Now Than Ever Before

    New Research Says Women Are Feeling More Confident In Their Bodies Now Than Ever Before

    The body-positive movement continues to inspire people all over the world, as messages of acceptance and self-love encourage everyone to feel beautiful in the skin they're in. However, it's often hard to know whether or not this movement is truly making a tangible difference in the world. But new research suggests women are feeling more body-confident now than they […]
  • Julia Guerra in Culture

    Try Taking A Swig Of This Drink If You Need A Little Boost Of Creativity

    Try Taking A Swig Of This Drink If You Need A Little Boost Of Creativity

    When people are happy, they drink. When people are sad, they drink. When people lack imagination, they — drink? Maybe! New research suggests drinking a pint of beer can spark creativity, so while I normally prefer wine over a hard brew, the next time I have a serious case of writer's block, I may just […]
  • Julia Guerra in Wellness

    So, Can You Remember The Last Time You Actually Washed Your Makeup Brushes?

    So, Can You Remember The Last Time You Actually Washed Your Makeup Brushes?

    You wouldn't apply makeup with dirty fingers, would you? The same logic applies when it comes to your applicator tools — or at least, it should. Between putting on foundation, blush, and concealer (not to mention contouring, which is a world in and of itself), most of us don't wash our makeup brushes properly or as frequently as […]