Amanda Holley


I'm a neuroscientist and avid sports fan. My general interests include: the environment, animal rights, nutrition, fitness, lipstick, the status of Patrick Dempsey's marriage, and sangria.

The 5 Stages Of Online Dating That'll Make You Want To Delete Tinder Again

By Amanda Holley
Experts say grief has five stages: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and, finally, acceptance. Much like grief (not ironically), online dating also has five stages. However, the outcome of the five stages of online dating isn't as…

This Tiger In Louisiana Proves We Need Stricter Animal Welfare Laws

By Amanda Holley
Recently, I have had the great pleasure of road tripping from Massachusetts down to Texas. This is truly a wonderful experience because you get to see many of the beautiful sites this country has to offer. We drove through the beautiful, open…

5 Dieting Myths You've Definitely Believed At Some Point In Your Life

By Amanda Holley
Dieting is a fad that has had a hold on American society for decades. It seems like every week there is new emerging information about what we should and shouldn't eat, and it doesn't always match up. Some weeks we're demonizing carbohydrates, and…

6 Tips For Dating Career Women When You're Still Getting Your Sh*t Together

By Amanda Holley
If someone were to ask you what you've done over the past decade, what would you say? Most of you probably went off to college, got bachelor's degrees, landed good jobs and maybe even maneuvered up the corporate ladder. You've probably had several…

5 Ways To Find The Perfect ‘Adult’ Fitness Routine For You

By Amanda Holley
Growing up, I was always an athlete. It was never hard for me to find time for fitness because I was always running off to soccer practice, going on runs for track, playing in a soccer tournament or conditioning in the offseason to make sure I would…

End Of An Era: An Open Letter To Peyton Manning From A Patriots Fan

By Amanda Holley
Dear Peyton, I can’t believe this is it. I mean, don’t get me wrong; as a Patriots fan, I have long awaited the day where you would no longer be a concern with bated breath. The number of Facebook statuses I’ve posted over the years saying, “I hate…