Ana-Sophia Guerreiro

Bio

Ana-Sophia is an East-Coast native living in LA. She's a professional writer, content marketer, Chipotle enthusiast...she has a slightly-post-Quarter-Life Crisis approximately once a week and has come to openly embrace them.

How A Heroin Victim In My Town Proved We're All Fighting Our Own Battles

By Ana-Sophia Guerreiro
When I first started hearing that classmates of mine from suburban New Jersey were dying of heroin overdoses, I was startled. From the comfort of nearly 10 years out of high school and nearly 3,000 miles away, I let myself make the damaging…

Coming Of Age: How 9/11 Accidentally Helped Shape This Generation

By Ana-Sophia Guerreiro
I often feel guilty about how easily I can avoid thinking about it; how effortlessly my subconscious protects me from latching onto those images, sounds and feelings. But, then, the anniversary creeps up each year and I work up the nerve to…

Why Emo Music Meant So Much To This Generation In Our Younger Years

By Ana-Sophia Guerreiro
At 15, I was a generally optimistic kid living in a perfectly benign suburb of New Jersey. I had friends and family and interests and ideas about a future that still felt safely far away; a compromise-free life I was still sure was utterly,…

Find Your Inner Chi: 5 Ways To Feng Shui Your Mind, Body And Soul

By Ana-Sophia Guerreiro
The idea of spending money to enhance your home's (uh… apartment's) "energy" can initially feel wildly comical at a time in our lives when most of us are only slightly (very slightly) starting to comprehend what a Roth IRA is, let alone how to…

You Seriously Need To Stop Apologizing For Your Creativity. Here's Why:

By Ana-Sophia Guerreiro
In your mid-20s, social settings aren’t all that different from when you were an undergrad. Meeting new people still revolves around that basic, introductory conversation where you each reveal what you do or where you're from. Regardless of which…

Dear Sephora, I'm Breaking Up With You

By Ana-Sophia Guerreiro
When you’re channeling your inner Mary Tyler Moore, taking adulthood into your own manicured hands and paying for every aspect of your existence, you’d think you would guard that hard-earned cash with your life — or at least with your bank account —…

The Chronicles Of My Heartbreak: Why Revisiting My Old Love Letters Helps Me Cope

By Ana-Sophia Guerreiro
Sometimes you find yourself in your childhood bedroom in New Jersey, sitting cross-legged with your back against your bed like you did almost every night when you were growing up. The old books, magazines and yearbooks that surround you seem to…

#Blessed: Why Gratitude Really Is The Secret To Happiness And How To Achieve It

By Ana-Sophia Guerreiro
People say to count your blessings and practice gratitude every day. It may seem cliché, but consistently reminding yourself for what you should be grateful really does have a positive effect on your physical and emotional health. Still, it’s hard…

Diet Schmiet: A Guide To Healthy Eating That Won't Make You Roll Your Eyes

By Ana-Sophia Guerreiro
Let’s be real: Fast food is good... like, really good. It is literally formulated to make consumers addicted to it, so it makes sense that so many of us are. It also makes sense that fast food, or junk food in general, is at the root of a constant…

How To Avoid Settling For Less Than You Deserve When It Comes To Your Career

By Ana-Sophia Guerreiro
When you’re 21 years old, lying in your dorm room with freshly painted toenails and a peppy Pandora station playing from your laptop, it’s easy to picture life after graduation. You will be comfortable and creatively fulfilled; you will wash your…