Aleksandra Slijepcevic

Always on a journey toward peace, love, and eternal balance, Aleks Slijepcevic is a copywriter, editor, manager, and multi-tasker in training. She strongly believes in the power of words, and is an avid reader, animal lover, and yoga nut.

3 Reasons Why Letting Go Of Fear Makes You More Successful

ByAleksandra Slijepcevic
People will often tell you to step outside your comfort zone, as if where you are right now is detrimental to your overall well-being. If you come away from this article with anything in mind, let it be this: There is no comfort zone. Nothing…

But How Full Is The Glass? How Excessive Optimism Can Ruin Your Life

ByAleksandra Slijepcevic
We've all met those people who are happy, bubbly and positive 24/7. If their cat died on a rainy Monday morning and they were late for work, they would still manage to smile. I think there's something wrong with that. In my last post, 10 Reasons Why…

10 Reasons Why Losing Your Sh*t Will Make Your Life Come Together

ByAleksandra Slijepcevic
Being optimistic in life is a beautiful thing, but just like your weekend Fireball shots, it works best in moderation. Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, we play the roles of happy, positive, outgoing people, who don't get fazed by life's…

The Dating Dilemma: Why All Men Seem To Be Too Shy Or Too Pushy

ByAleksandra Slijepcevic
I always hold true to my opinion: Men and women are simple in that they both want to love and be loved, whether that means a serious relationship or a booty call. We all just want some TLC. However, I've recently been in situations that have led me…

It's Complicated: How To Deal With Toxic Friendships That Bring You Down

ByAleksandra Slijepcevic
Before I say anything, I want to say, for the record, that I am not a confrontational person whatsoever. It is painfully difficult for me to be honest, and if that means hurting someone's feelings, I'd rather lie. I know that makes me a lousy…

Live And Let Live: 10 Ways Gen-Yers Live Differently Than Our Parents

ByAleksandra Slijepcevic
Don't get me wrong; my parents have taught me invaluable things throughout the course of my life that I will treasure and someday pass down to my own family. But, I can't help but believe that being part of Generation-Y has led me to live my life by…

To My Curious Mom: This Is The Real Reason I Don't Have A Boyfriend

ByAleksandra Slijepcevic
A part of this post is dedicated to my mom whose mindful, persistent and compassionate nagging has led me to finally approach the question: Why am I still single? For the record, my current relationship status has nothing to do with my past breakup.…

Self-Worth: The Real Reasons Women Can't Take A Compliment Anymore

ByAleksandra Slijepcevic
The idea that women can't take compliments anymore is not a universal idea by any means. However, think about your last encounter with a guy who complimented you on your smile, your outfit or your laugh. The compliment could also have been from a…

10 Ways Working Dead-End Jobs Teaches Us To Be Better People

ByAleksandra Slijepcevic
We have all been there: the second shift at McDonald's, dishwasher at the pancake joint down the street or sign waver for H&R Block. These jobs became the routine that we hated, and once our paychecks came, we only hated them slightly less. Only…

Why It's Naïve To Think That Naïveté Is A Negative Personality Trait

ByAleksandra Slijepcevic
I've heard the same comment a million times from friends, family and even acquaintances I've just met: “You have a great personality, but you’re pretty naïve.” For many years, I've taken this to heart, and in a pretty negative way, thinking there…

11 Struggles Every Sexually Awkward Woman Goes Through

ByAleksandra Slijepcevic
When it comes to sex and feeling sexy, we're not all the same -- not by a long shot. For some of us, feeling sexy simply doesn't look like the sultry and body-free representation we see in magazines, movies and, well... porn. We've often tried to…

10 Ways An Introverted Person Can Adapt To An Extroverted World

ByAleksandra Slijepcevic
The terms "networking," "small talk" and "new people" are an introvert's biggest nightmare. Living in a world that is predominantly extroverted, it is a challenge to maintain an active social life while still finding enough "me" time. Fortunately,…