All posts by Alivia Hall

Alivia Hall is fourth year undergraduate student at Northeastern University, majoring in psychology and minoring in communications. She has always had a passion for writing, blogging and understanding why people are the way they are. She writes for her blog Liv Light about her personal experiences and shares her advice in the hopes to inspire others.

Posted On October 3, 2014By Alivia HallIn Girlzone, Lifestyle

7 Things Owning A Dog Has Taught Me About Life

“A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you have that in your life, things won’t be too bad” A year ago today I made the decision to take on the responsibility of raising and owning a King Charles Cavalier puppy, who I decided to name Cooper. With today being his first birthday, I was inspired to write a post on all the important lessons I have learned from owning him in hopes of conveying how much joy a dog can bring to one’s life. While raising a puppy can definitelyRead More

Posted On August 14, 2014By Alivia HallIn Dating For Men, Dating For Women, Girlzone

Once A Lover, Now A Stranger

I’ve always found the concept of breaking up with someone both unsettling and sad. Whenever I hear of a friend or family member’s relationship coming to an end, I feel somewhat disappointed that another love has failed yet again. Coming from a family where my parents met and fell in love at 15, I grew up believing in the whole “fairy-tale” ending phenomenon. I just didn’t understand how if two people loved each other so much they could even fathom ending things. I think this is part of the reasonRead More
“You’re not trying hard enough” 5 painful words that should not be drilled into a young, vulnerable and still developing mind. While everyone is entitled to their own opinions, this particular opinion should be kept to oneself. How are we to know who truly is and isn’t trying hard enough? How are we to know where to draw the line between what is enough and what isn’t enough? I can think of far too many moments I was told those words through out my life. Maybe those who spoke themRead More
Guilt, shame, sadness, anger, resentment, loneliness, heartbreak, confusion.. The list of uncomfortable feelings unforuntately goes on and on. Let’s face it – nobody likes feeling any of those feelings, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that these feelings are bad and that you shouldn’t be feeling them.  In order to grow from painful experiences, we need to experience the sadness and other uncomfortable feelings that come with it. If we feel sadness or loss, we need to let ourselves cry instead of holding it in and putting on a fake smile. If weRead More