Colleen George

Recent Articles

10 Ways You Sabotage Yourself On Your First Dates

First dates can be nerve-racking for everyone. Whether you just got out of a relationship, or you've been going on plenty of dates and not finding that perfect someone, dating takes effort. We find dates through Bumble and Tinder, and then proceed to…
By Colleen George

10 Ways To Make A Difference This Christmas With More Than Just Money

With the hustle and bustle of holiday festivities and last-minute Christmas shopping, it's easy to forget the holidays are a time for giving back. Christmas is a time of gratitude. It's a time for thanking others for the joy they bring into our lives…
By Colleen George

Why The 'Best Years' Of Your Life Actually Don't Exist

I remember around high school graduation when people casually mentioned that my college years would be the “best years of my life.” Scribbled beneath Hallmark wishes of “Congratulations!” and “You did it!” on my grad cards were handwritten cursive wo…
By Colleen George

Why This Election Made Me Realize I'm A Feminist, And Proud Of It

Until very recently, I had never actually identified as a feminist. I'm a female, yes, but I've always shied away from even the topic of feminism, let alone the label of "feminist." I hate to admit it, but I was one of those people who had the skewed…
By Colleen George

What Losing My Mom Taught Me About Unconditional Love, Death And Grief

Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because dawn has come. — Rabindranath Tagore It's been four years since my mom died of cancer, and not a day goes by where she doesn't pop into my thoughts. I still remember the da…
By Colleen George

Why The US Can No Longer Ignore The Link Between Firearms And Suicide

As if the mass shootings and killings occurring regularly in America are not enough of a reason to unite and speak out against guns, we have been blind and ignorant to yet another significant dimension of gun violence: suicide. We lower our voices to…
By Colleen George