Danielle Bertoli

Bio

Danielle Bertoli is a writer living in New York. An avid idealist, she finds insight and motivation through writing about the human experience. You can read more of Danielle's writing at struckinsideout.typepad.com.

Intern To Employee: 6 Keys To Landing A Job Through Your Internship

By Danielle Bertoli
When you're hired as an intern, you have many opportunities to take advantage of. For one, you gain great professional experience and are able to network with other interns and staff members on a daily basis. You also have an in-depth perspective of…

The Optimum O: Why Women Should Speak Up For What They Want In Bed

By Danielle Bertoli
I was watching a movie the other night and noticed how, in all of the sex scenes, both the man and woman reached an orgasm at the exact same time. Every single sex scene was this intensely euphoric, almost celestial experience. I found myself…

Why The Most Unexpected Change Sometimes Brings The Best Reward

By Danielle Bertoli
I’m writing this article today in response to an excerpt from Elizabeth Gilbert’s memoir, "Eat, Pray, Love." This is a book I had picked up eight years ago as a teenager. It's a book that made me want to be a writer and that when read eight years…

3 Simple Ways To Make Your Unhappy Job A Hell Of A Lot Happier

By Danielle Bertoli
There are endless quotes about the working life — quotes from wildly successful entrepreneurs, authors, philosophers, saints and activists. Some of my favorites are from those who didn’t attain much monetary wealth in their lifetimes, but held the…

Why Heartbreak Isn't The End To Your Love Story, It's The Beginning

By Danielle Bertoli
Love is passion, obsession, someone you can't live without. I say, fall head over heels. Find someone you can love like crazy and who will love you the same way back. How do you find him? Well, you forget your head, and you listen to your heart. And…

Why Being A Late Bloomer (Even At Age 25) Is A Good Thing

By Danielle Bertoli
I’ve been told many times in life that I’m a late bloomer. When I was in high school, I didn’t mind being told so; I actually reveled in it, thinking it was one of my more defining characteristics. Today, the term doesn’t stick so well. Being 25 and…

5 Ways Being A Bartender Prepares You For The Real World

By Danielle Bertoli
Anyone who has ever worked in restaurants or bars — for either short or long term — can agree that every person, at some point in his or her life, should work in the service industry. This derives from both waiting on impatient and rude customers…

The Cohost: How To Quiet The Negative Voice Inside Your Head

By Danielle Bertoli
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. – Marcus Aurelius We all have a voice inside our heads. You know, the one we talk to from the moment we wake up in the morning to the moment we fall…

Why We Stay In Relationships Even When We're Not As Happy As We Could Be

By Danielle Bertoli
It’s two in the morning and I’m lying in bed awake. The clock’s tick echoes through the walls of the room. Outside of my window, cicadas and crickets join in unison to play their melody of the night. Every noise rises to orchestrate a resounding…

How To Become A More Positive, Inspiring Person Rather Than A Debbie Downer

By Danielle Bertoli
We all have opposing forces working within us. There is the good and the bad; the love and the fear; the happiness and sadness. It’s a dual system that’s constantly at odds with itself, clamoring and contending until one ensuingly prevails. As it is…

5 Ways You Can Tell It's Time To Take A Break From The Party Scene

By Danielle Bertoli
I have a social disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumors to my dogs. – Andy Warhol I can remember my days in college where I felt I had a social disease like Warhol. I was party-driven,…

Trust Your Gut: 3 Ways To Tap Into Your Intuition And Make It Your Greatest Strength

By Danielle Bertoli
There’s a certain “knowingness” that comes with a sharpened intuition, like carrying a microscope with you to see the closest, most magnified view of the people and events in your life. It’s the feeling in your gut that praises the celestial over…

The Unsent Letters To Your Exes: How Addressing Your Past Will Set You Free

By Danielle Bertoli
Have you ever written a letter to an ex-boyfriend to articulate the things you left unsaid, only for a sense of closure, but not send it? I’ve done it twice in my life and both times, I thought I was completely over my ex. I was happy to finally…