A Letter to Yourself, Five Years from Now

I’m writing a letter to myself, so I can look back at it five years from this date, and remind myself of the dreams and thoughts I have. Time flies you know, care to join in? If you do do it (you rebel, you) hashtag me on The Girl Side Instagram or Facebook page! #GirlSideDare … Continue Reading

Why I Won’t Buy Cosmetics on Sale and Why You Shouldn’t Either

Something peculiar has happened to me this past year. I got a job, ok not just a job. It’s a job that I really enjoy doing, one where I get excellent flexibility and all my clients love me unconditionally. I’m a dog walker! When I’m not improvising or writing I chill with my puppers. Now, … Continue Reading

Victoria Woodhull: The Nation’s True First Female Presidential Nominee

History was made on July 26, 2016 when the Democratic Party nominated Hillary Rodham Clinton as the country’s first female presidential nominee for a major party. However, she is not the first female nominee in US history. That title belongs to Victoria Woodhull. In 1872, the Equal Rights Party nominated Victoria as their presidential candidate. … Continue Reading

What it Means to be an Unconventional Person

There are people in this world who know what they want out of life, go for it, and stick with it. They’re those picturesque “American Dream” kind of people whose lives are wrapped up in a beautiful bow, and things tend to go fairly smoothly for them. Now, I’m not saying there’s anything wrong with … Continue Reading

Be a Priority, Not an Option

People have been telling me for a long time that I should never settle for anything less than I deserve. I think most were referring to my love life but I’ve used it as a guideline for pretty much all of my life choices. Honestly, it took me a decent amount of time to even … Continue Reading

Do Opposites Attract?

We see it all the time on screen: the cute girl next door goes for the bad boys and her dad gets upset but all she can say is “I can’t help it, opposites attract.” I’m sure we’ve all had our “bad boy” phase in some way or another -dating people who are so completely … Continue Reading