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Posted On January 13, 2014By StaffIn Advice For Women, Girlzone, Miscellaneous

Finding Happiness

The search for happiness: a highly sought-after feeling. A common goal for millions of people spanning across every culture, gender, religion, age, and tax bracket. Aside from those who spend a lifetime attaining power, money and fame, what most people want most in life is to be HAPPY. Many of us see a therapist to fulfill that need, some of us may even take a pill to drown out the bad feelings and replace them with what we assume is “happiness.” I’m never too proud to admit that I’ve experiencedRead More
  Tis the season for the mid-season premiers of some of our favorite television shows. To prepare for those premiers (or continuing seasons), Writtalin recommends the following drinks to enjoy while sitting on the couch and soaking it all in. Downton Abbey If you don’t watch this show, you need to. Now entering its fourth season, Downton Abbey has crossed the pond to the U.S. and captivated the masses. The high class lives of the Crawley family and their servants are on display, dealing with the drama of the eliteRead More

Posted On January 13, 2014By Maggie NelsonIn Girlzone, Men

#MCM: Trevor Holmes

Happy, happy Monday ladies. Here is one adorable man to be following on Instagram named Trevor Holmes, and he sings too (obvious bonus). Learn some more about Trevor below. You’re welcome.   -Trevor Holmes- Twitter: @tholmesmusic Instagram: trevorholmes86 Known for: His Vine page, his lovely singing voice and guitar playing, and his beautiful face (flannel and beanie included). -Trevor is currently residing in Los Angeles, pursuing his music career…and really, who wouldn’t want to hear that amazing voice? He has a Youtube channel on which you can find his music, but heRead More
As the New Year starts, many people are thinking about putting their best foot forward to find a new job or re-vamp their business attire. Business attire does not usually change often. Nevertheless, it can be used to differentiate between conservative, business casual, and in some places casual wear. To prove how little business attire really does change, I interviewed one of the top sales people at Saks Fifth Avenue, where I work. Throughout the decades, one of the main changes she has seen concerns medical students. Twenty years ago,Read More
There comes a time in every person’s life when he or she has to put down the delivery menu and learn to cook. And honestly, it’s not that difficult. By the time most of us graduate from college, we’re well-versed in the art of boxed meal-preparation. Anyone with a pair of eyes can whip up a box of pasta or mac and cheese, or boil a bag of rice. Unfortunately, a lot of us aren’t quite as good at throwing together fresh eats. SO, I’d like to help a brothaRead More

Posted On January 6, 2014By Shannon FolsomIn Girlzone, Men

#MCM Player Highlight: Julian Edelman—Jukes and Jokes

Most of us who follow the NFL are familiar with Patriots’ wideout and punt returner, Julian Edelman. After a 2012 season that was punctuated by injuries, Edelman’s really blown the lid off of his 5th season in the NFL, making franchise records and earning folks some decent fantasy numbers. In his last game against the Bills, Edelman became the third Patriots player in history to catch 100 passes in a single season. He is also the 10th player in franchise history to record a 1,000-yard receiving season, and he ranksRead More
As an entire unit, women weren’t on their best behavior in 2013. We can blame Miley all we want, but at the end of the day, we are the only ones responsible for our piss poor antics. Amanda Bynes was out here busting it wide open on Twitter, Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey were acting like children on American Idol, Kim K was doing far too much as usual, and don’t get me started on the animals who star in shows like “Love and Hip Hop” and “Basketball Wives”. Apparently,Read More
So, on December 31st of every year, I make a list of things I intend to do differently in the upcoming year.  What I almost never do (besides actually maintaining my resolution), though, is determine a plan of attack for each new goal.  So here it goes, the New Year Resolution: demystified.  Oh, and if you have any additional suggestions  for how I can go about successfully accomplishing the feats listed here, feel free to tweet me at @femmedroid5000 or email me at brandib@writtalin.com.  Getting the strong and sexy bodyRead More

Posted On December 31, 2013By Shannon FolsomIn Advice For Women, Girlzone

A Practical Guide to Happiness

With the New Year approaching, I’ve noticed an uptick in the number of self-help articles appearing on my Facebook Timeline. I wish I could say that I’m not the type of person to get suckered into reading them all, but I am, because I’m a girl and we love to read that crap. Here’s what I’ve noticed, though—Most of these articles focus on attaining peace and happiness through meditation, weight loss, shopping, and spiritual outings. They feature photos of upbeat-looking women doing yoga, shopping, climbing mountains, eating vegetables and runningRead More

Posted On December 31, 2013By Victoria WilmothIn Fashion For Women, Girlzone

2013 in Women’s Fashion

As the New Year begins, it is only fitting to look back at the trends that were most popular in 2013 in womenswear and menswear. Each year, there is a resurgence of a trend that has happened in the past. Fashion is cyclical and although the main concepts do not change- how it inspires different designers does. Runway fashion will, of course, always be an extreme style due to showmanship. The runway gets translated into everyday concepts and pieces that can be worn by the public. The exception is hauteRead More

Posted On December 31, 2013By Sophie TahranIn Advice For Women, Girlzone

How to Make a New Year’s Resolution Stick

The question on everyone’s lips this time of year has changed from “Are you going to the local bar to see everyone we didn’t talk to in high school?” to “What’s your New Year’s Resolution?” You’ve been through a few decades of this. Let’s make this the year that sticks.   Be realistic. First things first. The chances of you being successful in becoming an Olympic athlete, movie star, president, and Britney Spears in a year are slim. Choose a resolution that fits who and where you are right now.Read More