Dani Dinsy

Bio

Dani is an Atlanta-based copywriter whose hair changes with the seasons. She sometimes gets in trouble for saying the things you're thinking. Tweet @ her so you guys can be BFFs

Why You Should Learn To Set Boundaries And Get More Comfortable Saying No

By Dani Dinsy
Last year, I read Shonda Rhimes' book, “Year of Yes.” I lived by it. I tried to explore as many new things as possible. I looked for inspiration in anything and everything. I said "yes" to things I didn't really want to pursue, helped others…

How To Shut Down Someone Who Insists On Making Gender Labels

By Dani Dinsy
When someone asks about my sexuality, I never really know what to say. Society likes to categorize people, only further distancing us from those we think are different from ourselves. We must be “this” or “that.” When it comes to sexuality, we must…

Post That Selfie: How To Use Social Media For Empowerment, Not Envy

By Dani Dinsy
Anyone who knows me knows I take a lot of selfies. I know my best angles and I know which spots in my apartment have the best lighting depending on the time of day. It's no joke that it takes about 100 before you get one that's just flawless. Then,…

Everything I Want To Say To The Guy I Ghosted Who Didn't Deserve It

By Dani Dinsy
By now we all know what it means to be ghosted -- and we've all experienced it. Whether it was a girl who said she'd call but never did, or something shittier like a boyfriend who disappeared with no explanation... being ghosted sucks. I'm not going…

I Wrote The Perfect Text Response To A Booty Call So You Don't Have To

By Dani Dinsy
“If you want to get to know me, you know where to find me. I don't do booty calls.” This was the hardest text I've sent in a while. I sat there with my heart pounding, nervous about what he was going to say back. I almost turned my phone to airplane…

Kanye West Is The True King of Faking It 'Til You Make It

By Dani Dinsy
We've all heard the saying “fake it 'til you make it.” We're new to the workforce and job postings go something like this: “Entry-level position available. Ten years of work experience preferred.” You know the struggle. If you're lucky enough to…