• Jessica Schirripa in Life

    My Work Environment Was Turning Into An Abusive Situation So I Got Out Of It

    My Work Environment Was Turning Into An Abusive Situation So I Got Out Of It

    I should've seen it coming sooner, but just like any other person who's gone through a messy breakup, I was going to do anything in my power to make sure the next one worked out. I needed it to be “the one.” The thing is, it wasn't a romantic relationship I was trying to force […]
  • Jessica Schirripa in Life

    I Went To A Gender Reveal Party, And It Proved We Can't Get Over Labels

    I Went To A Gender Reveal Party, And It Proved We Can't Get Over Labels

    Congratulations to all you smug mommies and daddies-to-be. With the absurd trend of gender reveal parties flooding my news feed, you have taught me how to take one of life's hallmark moments and turn it into yet another self-obsessed, self-absorbed, self-promoting and self-congratulatory cultural movement. I really thought we had enough of those. People often […]
  • Jessica Schirripa on Women's History Month

    9 Ladies Who Are Redefining Feminism For Women In Every Field

    9 Ladies Who Are Redefining Feminism For Women In Every Field

    Can a feminist be a fashion lover? It's always a good idea for ladies to make a solid investment into staple pieces. When a female feels empowered through her clothes, she becomes an unstoppable force in all realms of her life. Now guys, listen up: That is the woman to invest in. As feminism is traditionally defined […]
  • Jessica Schirripa in Life

    6 Ways Your Smile Reveals Your Feelings For Someone Before You Do

    6 Ways Your Smile Reveals Your Feelings For Someone Before You Do

    The philosophy behind the law of attraction is simple. By focusing on positive or negative thoughts, individuals potentially have all of the power to invoke targeted experiences into his or her life from intuition. Your smile plays a huge role in establishing the connection between how you are being perceived, both in approach and pursuit, as well […]
  • Jessica Schirripa in Life

    My Biological Clock Is Freezing: Inside The Complex Choice Of Waiting

    My Biological Clock Is Freezing: Inside The Complex Choice Of Waiting

    Once upon a time, Marisa Tomei tapped her foot rhythmically to the speed of her slow-paced biological clock in her famously iconic role as Mona Lisa Vito in a cinematic classic, “My Cousin Vinny.” Never would I have imagined the scene to reflect my own empathy turned sympathy. As I approach the last year of my […]
  • Jessica Schirripa on Love Hurts

    Etiquette For Exes: How To Handle The ‘Happy Birthday' Text

    Etiquette For Exes: How To Handle The ‘Happy Birthday' Text

    When your ex uses your birthday as an excuse to reach out, is it really because he or she genuinely wants to wish you a happy birthday, or is it an opportunity to reopen the floodgates and come back into your life? It shouldn't matter. It's all about how you choose to handle it. Allow me to […]
  • Jessica Schirripa in Sports

    Flying Solo: How Being A Jets Fan Set Me Up For The Single Life

    Flying Solo: How Being A Jets Fan Set Me Up For The Single Life

    Let me start off by saying, I'm a Jets fan for the girliest reasons ever. First, I come from a family who reps the jerseys hard (you can say I was sort of born into it) and my favorite color is green. Plus, every season, there is always one solid piece of man candy to get […]
  • Jessica Schirripa on Tie The Knot

    7 Struggles Of Being A Millennial Bridesmaid That Make It Way Less Fun

    7 Struggles Of Being A Millennial Bridesmaid That Make It Way Less Fun

    As Millennials rapidly march down the aisle, every aspect of the wedding industry is experiencing a radical boom. With shows like “Say Yes To The Dress,” “Four Weddings” or any televised Kardashian wedding, which all focus on the preparation leading to the big “I do,” it's no wonder the latest trends keep escalating tradition and revamping the […]
  • Jessica Schirripa on Beauty Bag

    10 Hair Trends Of The 90s That Were So Bad, They Were Good

    10 Hair Trends Of The 90s That Were So Bad, They Were Good

    In my opinion, nothing screams 90s nostalgia more than poofy, colorful scrunchies, right? Wrong! In honor of the decade that keeps on giving, I chose to celebrate the hairdos that will live on in Millennial infamy. Every girl is guilty of committing at least one of these classic hairstyle crimes, even though she probably denies it. We […]
  • Jessica Schirripa in Generation Y

    Jenner-ation Y: How Social Image Is Gaining Prevalence In Our Culture

    Jenner-ation Y: How Social Image Is Gaining Prevalence In Our Culture

    Best known as Generation-Y, the Millennials consume so much digital content on a daily basis through social media feeds, it's no wonder the constant uploaded photos of the Jenner sisters are causing such an effect. The sisters are everywhere across the Internet and television. Making headlines is definitely nothing new for the E! Network family, […]
  • Jessica Schirripa in Women

    How The Rise Of Social Apps Changed The Gen-Y View On Plastic Surgery

    How The Rise Of Social Apps Changed The Gen-Y View On Plastic Surgery

    Our current culture is so invested in enhancing (or, should I say filling?) one's outer appearance, it's increasingly more difficult to be able to spot the real from the fake. From selfie angles, filters and photoshopping tools to dramatic makeup contouring techniques, a person's physical expectations are constantly being challenged and becoming harder to achieve. […]
  • Jessica Schirripa in Culture

    How To Make Attending College An Investment, Not A Debt-Heavy Mistake

    How To Make Attending College An Investment, Not A Debt-Heavy Mistake

    With so many Millennials drowning in student debt (and I don't mean “Duck Tales”-style swimming here), the basic cost of living is becoming more and more overwhelming than any post-graduate could have ever imagined. I overheard a conversation just the other day where my coworker asked another fellow coworker, “What's the craziest thing you have ever […]