Bria Barrows


I'm a student at York University in Toronto, Canada. I'm a lifestyle blogger, inspiration junkie and overall on a journey to self-discovery. In my spare time I can be found singing, reading, watching YouTube, and cheesy Lifetime movies.

5 Things I Learned About Myself After Being Single For So Long

By Bria Barrows
If anyone knows about being single for a hella long time, it's ya girl. I'm 21 and I've yet to be in a relationship. I know, gasp. For many twenty-somethings, that isn't a reality because most people have at least dated in their teen years, but this…

5 Things We Need To Stop Saying To Single Girls ASAP

By Bria Barrows
I've been single for a while now, and I can definitely say it is a liberating experience. You are on your own and forging your own path. You get to know who are, what you are capable of and determine your likes and dislikes. Ultimately, you become…

How To Survive A Networking Event If You're An Introvert

By Bria Barrows
I wrote an article about what you go through when you're an extroverted-introvert, and what traits you carry set you apart from others and how. That article has had me thinking about how high my anxiety gets when I have to unleash my extroverted…

How To Embrace Being A 20-Something Who's Never Had A Boyfriend

By Bria Barrows
I'm 21, single, and I have never dated or had a boyfriend. Not once. I haven't had any flings or even just dated anyone for a short while, just for the hell of it. That world is completely foreign to me right now, and that's okay because I believe…

30 Thoughts That Run Through Your Mind When Taking A Test In College

By Bria Barrows
Ah, college. Life's a dream when you can dance all night long with your roommates, bask in unlimited freedom and eat your heart away at literally every restaurant available on campus. While this is partly true, most of us college students know that…

7 Ways To Get Back To Reality If You Feel Like Everyone's Better Off Than You

By Bria Barrows
Prior to becoming a 20-something life was fairly simple. High school may have been a struggle for us all, but for the most part, it was easy to find a friend in high-school who was going through the exact same thing as you. Our young souls…

What To Do If You're The 'Strong' Friend And You're Facing A Breakdown

By Bria Barrows
I really didn't want to be the one to write the "damsel in distress" articles lately, but I just can't help it. I've had a few rough days. I'm on the job hunt, I'm dissatisfied with my lack of social life and I cope with depression from time to…

7 Conflicting Struggles You Deal With As An Extroverted Introvert

By Bria Barrows
I have a special place in my heart for introverts. In a world where the bold and the outgoing are praised, we usually bear the brunt of society's wrath the most because we are seen as shy, timid, possibly weak individuals who prefer to stay cooped…

5 Unfortunate Truths Every Writing Major Eventually Comes To Terms With

By Bria Barrows
For as long as I can remember, I've always been able to write and articulate well. I had a super tough time with math and science in school. I found science interesting, and there was a little (just a tad) bit of hope for me when it came to my…