• Nikhita Mahtani on Digital Generation

    How To Confront, Break Up Or Ask Someone Out Over Texts Without Being Petty

    How To Confront, Break Up Or Ask Someone Out Over Texts Without Being Petty

    I get it: Face-to-face conversations are HARD. I’m a chronic texter myself, mainly because I really prefer to get straight to the point, rather than have a long-winded conversation before I even come close to saying what’s on my mind. As Millennials, we’re all constantly on our phones anyway. Several studies show we’re texting more […]
  • Nikhita Mahtani on Love Hurts

    Experts Reveal How To Avoid Breadcrumbing In Any Relationship

    Experts Reveal How To Avoid Breadcrumbing In Any Relationship

    Have you ever met a guy you seemed to naturally click with? You were on a roll texting each other back and forth, and you felt SO excited at the potential of hanging out and seeing where the relationship would lead. You kept your flirty exchange going on for a while… and maybe you still are. […]
  • Nikhita Mahtani on Healthy Habits

    How To Tap Into Your Instinct If You’re Only Making Decisions With Logic

    How To Tap Into Your Instinct If You’re Only Making Decisions With Logic

    If you haven’t seen that INSANE “Bachelor” episode where Nick Viall sends home like, five girls in one episode, you’re seriously missing out. What was even more shocking was the fact that the 36-year-old “Bachelor” could actually see a future with some of them… but his heart stopped him from keeping them around. He says […]
  • Nikhita Mahtani on Science Says

    Rich People Really Don’t Care About Anyone But Themselves, Science Says

    Rich People Really Don’t Care About Anyone But Themselves, Science Says

    Do you sometimes sense your success is why you don’t have many friends? Science says you may be right. This isn’t to say living with privilege doesn’t have its perks: Think luxury vacations, designer clothes and no fear of where your next dollar is coming from. But it turns out privilege can affect you in […]
  • Nikhita Mahtani on Family Comes First

    13 Things Only Siblings With Large Age Gaps Will Understand

    13 Things Only Siblings With Large Age Gaps Will Understand

    Did anyone ever mistake your little brother or sister for your… child? Honestly, when you have such a huge age gap with your sibling, people are always slightly confused. My little sister is seven and a half years younger than I am, which is kind of insane. Giphy Most siblings aren’t that far apart in age, which […]
  • Nikhita Mahtani on Love Hurts

    6 Problems Only Independent Women Face When Dating

    6 Problems Only Independent Women Face When Dating

    Dating is hard enough, but it’s even harder as an independent woman. She has a full life, thanks to her great friends and family, awesome job and fulfilling hobbies. She isn’t spending her life trying to find a guy because her life is busy enough without one. But that also doesn’t mean she isn’t open […]
  • Nikhita Mahtani in Life

    No, Calling Out Your Friends Doesn’t Make You A ‘Mean Girl’

    No, Calling Out Your Friends Doesn’t Make You A ‘Mean Girl’

    It’s been 13 years since “Mean Girls” graced our screens and taught us how important it is to treat other women with kindness and respect. As Ms. Norbury (played by Tina Fey) said in the movie, You all have got to stop calling each other sluts and whores. It just makes it OK for guys […]
  • Nikhita Mahtani in Women

    8 Empowering Women Who Taught Us It’s OK To Love Our Bodies

    8 Empowering Women Who Taught Us It’s OK To Love Our Bodies

    Growing up as a woman in today’s society can really suck sometimes, especially when it comes to body image. These days, in the world of Photoshop and Victoria’s Secret models, it’s hard to look at your own body and feel like it measures up. It’s really easy to spiral into self-hate and or turn to […]
  • Nikhita Mahtani on Black History Matters

    Video Of Black Parents Teaching Kids About Police Is A Heartbreaking Reality Check

    Video Of Black Parents Teaching Kids About Police Is A Heartbreaking Reality Check

    In August 2014, Michael Brown was shot by a white police officer named Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri.  Brown was unarmed. His death resulted in national outcry around the country, but Wilson was not charged for the murder. In 2016, two similar deaths occurred a day apart. Alton Sterling, 37, was shot and killed by a […]
  • Nikhita Mahtani on Love Hurts

    5 Ways Hopeless Romantics Can Stay Afloat In Today’s Brutal Dating Culture

    5 Ways Hopeless Romantics Can Stay Afloat In Today’s Brutal Dating Culture

    I’m not gonna lie: “The Bachelor” is definitely one of my guilty pleasures. I love the drama and the cattiness, and it’s also kinda nice to indulge in the gorgeous dates and amazing countries the bachelor in question goes on with his potential future wife. You have your favorites you root for, and you cry […]
  • Nikhita Mahtani in Culture

    I’m From 2 Different Countries, But I Don’t Really Belong Anywhere

    I’m From 2 Different Countries, But I Don’t Really Belong Anywhere

    It’s kind of weird to think I’ve been away from home for almost 10 years now. I came to New York for college, and I remember absolutely hating it. It was funny; I remember crying in my room for hours, not knowing what the hell I was doing. And obviously, that makes sense: I was a […]
  • Nikhita Mahtani in Wellness

    6 Easy Yoga Poses That’ll Open Your Heart To Love This Valentine’s Day

    6 Easy Yoga Poses That’ll Open Your Heart To Love This Valentine’s Day

    While I really don’t think it’s the biggest deal to be single on Valentine’s Day, I’ve definitely had my fair share of heartbreak during the holiday. I totally understand the pain of losing someone you care about and how hard it can be to open yourself up to dating again, especially when you want nothing […]