• Mercedes Leguizamon on Love Hurts

    Here's Why Being Clingy Is The Worst Mistake You Can Make In A Relationship

    Here's Why Being Clingy Is The Worst Mistake You Can Make In A Relationship

    Everyone knows a person who can't stand to be away from their partner. Maybe that person is you, maybe it's your friend or maybe it's your SO and you hate it it. There are many reasons why people feel it's necessary to be clingy. but being too clingy is never, ever OK. You should avoid showing […]
  • Mercedes Leguizamon on Digital Generation

    5 Reasons You Should Never Delete Your Instagram In The Middle Of Drama

    5 Reasons You Should Never Delete Your Instagram In The Middle Of Drama

    The other night, I saw the trending hashtags on Twitter and learned all about the Justin Bieber drama that caused him to delete his Instagram account. He had an argument with Selena Gomez in the comments section of a picture of him and his new bae, Sofia Richie. We have all gone through things like […]
  • Mercedes Leguizamon on Mental Health

    How My Cousin's Suicide Changed The Way I View Mental Health

    How My Cousin's Suicide Changed The Way I View Mental Health

    Six months ago, I lost my cousin to suicide. He suffered from depression for about four months before he decided to end his life. This not only affected me in the psychological sense, but it also made me want to get out into my community and learn about the steps we can take to prevent […]
  • Mercedes Leguizamon in Dating

    7 Things You Should Never Get Hung Up On In A New Relationship

    7 Things You Should Never Get Hung Up On In A New Relationship

    Relationships. Everyone wants one, everyone wants to stay away from them. You can't win or lose. No matter how much you love someone, or how much you want to avoid arguments, they cannot be avoided. There are some arguments, however, that can be avoided by simply not letting them trouble you. By not letting the little, idealistic […]
  • Mercedes Leguizamon in Sports

    4 Qualities That Stick With You Forever If You Were A Childhood Gymnast

    4 Qualities That Stick With You Forever If You Were A Childhood Gymnast

    Like is the case with many others, I had my first encounter with gymnastics when I was very young. In the early 2000s, Nickelodeon would give its stars a chance to talk to the audience about their hobbies. This was the commercial I was watching when I discovered the sport that would change my life forever. […]
  • Mercedes Leguizamon on Change Our World

    I Spent A Day In Jail And It Completely Changed My View Of Inmates

    I Spent A Day In Jail And It Completely Changed My View Of Inmates

    Spartanburg County, South Carolina suffered from one of the worst health rates a couple of years ago. With high pregnancy rates, high crime rates and high poverty rates, the county was headed in what seemed to be a horrible direction. After much collaboration with nonprofits and other foundations, there was a big change in the health rates […]
  • Mercedes Leguizamon on The College Life

    10 Irrational Thoughts Every Woman Has At The Campus Gynecologist

    10 Irrational Thoughts Every Woman Has At The Campus Gynecologist

    Many women in college dread the day they first have to step into the campus gynecologist. Whether it's for free pregnancy tests, STD testing or just a checkup, the idea of having another middle-aged woman inspecting your lady bits is a bit odd. You don't know what to expect the first time you step into the waiting room. So […]