• Jen Ruiz in Travel

    9 Ways To Make Sure You Don’t Run Out Of Money While Traveling

    9 Ways To Make Sure You Don’t Run Out Of Money While Traveling

    We all want to travel. No one looks at pictures of digital nomads exploring the world and thinks, “Man, that looks boring.” The problem is, what we want and what we can afford are two distinctly different things. More often than not, we make excuses for delaying travel. There’s not enough time, there’s no one […]
  • Jen Ruiz on New Year, New You

    Why You Should Take A Solo Trip Abroad To Ring In The New Year

    Why You Should Take A Solo Trip Abroad To Ring In The New Year

    While everyone else is at their designated New Year’s Eve get-together this year, counting down to the big ball drop and inwardly debating whom, if anyone, to kiss at midnight, I’ll be on a plane on my way to Greece. You see, for me, traveling on New Year’s has become a sort of tradition. My […]
  • Jen Ruiz on Mental Health

    8 Things You Can Do In Any City That Will Immediately Revitalize You

    8 Things You Can Do In Any City That Will Immediately Revitalize You

    We all know what it’s like to fall into a funk. When you’re faced with the same people, same routine and same never-ending pile of bills, life can be painfully monotonous sometimes. This problem is compounded by a world of outside factors, from social media envy to abysmal weather conditions. There’s always a reason to be […]
  • Jen Ruiz on Love Hurts

    4 Things To Ask Yourself Before Hooking Up With Someone New After A Breakup

    4 Things To Ask Yourself Before Hooking Up With Someone New After A Breakup

    There’s no better way to get over a guy than by getting under a new one, right? Wrong. There are actually a million better, healthier ways to get over an ex. Prematurely rebounding into another relationship doesn’t even make the top 10 list. Alas, love is a battlefield, and many of us feel the need […]
  • Jen Ruiz on Love Hurts

    8 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Even Consider Taking Back An Ex

    8 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Even Consider Taking Back An Ex

    We all crave comfort and familiarity, especially when it comes to our romantic relationships. This explains why experiencing a breakup is so devastating for us. It isn’t just about losing the person. It’s about losing the routine you had with that person, and the chance to make new memories together as a couple. The only […]
  • Jen Ruiz on Like An Adult

    If You’re Freaking Out About Turning 29, This Is What You Need To Remember

    If You’re Freaking Out About Turning 29, This Is What You Need To Remember

    Your 20s are an amazing decade. They’re the years in which you’re in your physical and social prime. You have the ability to party all night and still be somewhere in the morning. What’s more is, you’re brimming with an endless optimism for all that life can hold. As we age, we become jaded by reality. […]
  • Jen Ruiz on Like An Adult

    7 Ways You Can Turn Your Blogging Hobby Into A Full-Fledged Business

    7 Ways You Can Turn Your Blogging Hobby Into A Full-Fledged Business

    Mostly everyone who starts blogging has the goal of turning his or her efforts into a source of residual income. Very few realize this goal, however, for several reasons. Generally, bloggers are impatient and unrealistic in their expectations. They want to start making money right away, despite not having a loyal following or an established […]
  • Jen Ruiz on Digital Generation

    5 Reasons I Think Tinder Is More Than Just A Hook-Up App

    5 Reasons I Think Tinder Is More Than Just A Hook-Up App

    Tinder gets a bad rap. I'll be the first to admit it. I boycotted the notorious hook-up app for years before finally hopping on the bandwagon. I was scared that the moment I joined, I would be swarmed with unsolicited pictures of male genitalia and socially awkward suitors. I was pleasantly surprised to find my […]
  • Jen Ruiz in Life

    The Definitive Holiday Gift Guide For Each Sign In The Zodiac

    The Definitive Holiday Gift Guide For Each Sign In The Zodiac

    Still looking for last-minute gifts? Stumped by the one person on your list who seemingly has it all? Well, you don’t have to agonize over what to get friends and loved ones. Just let the stars be your guide! Here is your definitive gift-giving guide, by astrological sign: 1. Capricorn Let’s start with the birthday […]
  • Jen Ruiz in Dating

    The 10-Step Guide To Wowing Your Partner’s Family Over The Holidays

    The 10-Step Guide To Wowing Your Partner’s Family Over The Holidays

    Meeting your partner’s parents for the first time is a cause for celebration. Congratulations: You’ve found someone who cares about you enough to accept you into his or her world, and introduce you to loved ones. Despite this undeniably good news, you probably have a pit of dread in your stomach, accompanied with traumatic replays of […]
  • Jen Ruiz on Digital Generation

    4 Ways Internet Dating Has Made Ghosting Second Nature

    4 Ways Internet Dating Has Made Ghosting Second Nature

    Ghosting isn’t a new phenomenon by any means. For decades now, women have sat by the phone, waiting for men to call, and they never did. The difference with our generation is the ease and impersonality with which people are discarded nowadays, and it's 100 percent attributable to the culture of online dating we've established. […]
  • Jen Ruiz on Healthy Habits

    10 Ways To Lose Weight And Feel Healthier Without Dieting Or Exercise

    10 Ways To Lose Weight And Feel Healthier Without Dieting Or Exercise

    Food is great; it can make you feel energized, comforted, soothed and downright joyful (with the right piece of chocolate). But gone unchecked, an obsession with food can lead to an unhealthy lifestyle and lasting side effects. Most people cringe when they hear the word “diet” because it's synonymous with giving up the treats we […]