Demetra Gregorakis

Super Greek and a geek. First book Love Letters In The Wall: Agapé Edition coming soon. I just want to make beautiful things, even if nobody cares.

6 Things That Don't Translate Well Over Text Messages

ByDemetra Gregorakis
We all love texting; I love texting. It's a quick and easy way to talk to someone without having to entertain them consistently if we don't want to. We can quickly stop responding if we don't feel like talking, we can ghost someone for days or we…

I Had No Idea How Stressed I Was Until I Got Shingles In My 20s

ByDemetra Gregorakis
Anxiety and stress are deadly. You hear it all the time: how you need to relax, how you need to de-stress and how you need to take care of yourself. But then, trying to find time to de-stress makes you even more stressed, and when that's combined…

9 Reasons Dating An Old Soul Will Give You The Stability You're Looking For

ByDemetra Gregorakis
In a generation that loses all interest once it's stimulated, and a world of likes, swipes, and perfect selfies, there is a human who has the hardest time adapting to the changing ways of the dating world and love. This person is often is sitting at…

Why The Libra Partner Will Always Be 'The One That Got Away'

ByDemetra Gregorakis
If you loved a Libra that is now gone from your life, I'm truly sorry. You will never find a better lover, partner or friend than a Libra. They are the most desirable of the zodiac signs. They're constantly on a search for balance between work and…

Moving In With Your SO Could Actually Set Your Relationship Backwards

ByDemetra Gregorakis
If you want a ring, don’t move in with your boyfriend. What? Did you read that right? Yes, you did. I said "don't." You probably won't listen to me anyway. "How will I know if he leaves the toilet seat up, if he likes his sock drawer…

How Your SO's Family Can Make Or Break Your Relationship

ByDemetra Gregorakis
There is a very fine line when it comes to your SO’s family. Family drama can cause a lot of stress in a relationship. As a girl who has a "Big Fat Greek" family, I know a little thing or two about it. Everyone is in your business, and everyone has…

Why Gen-Y Should Bring Back The Lost Art Of Writing Love Letters

ByDemetra Gregorakis
Forgiveness: It's one word. But can you really forgive and forget? Can you really forget the pain, the hurt and the way someone treated you unfairly? I recently got an apology out of the blue. (It always seems to happen that way, right?) I didn't…

How I Learned To Work Through My Sadness With Yoga

ByDemetra Gregorakis
Today, everything is about being happy. And if you're sad, people just tell you to simply be happy or think of something you are thankful for. That's easier said than done. The culture of "choosing" happiness is said, but not understood. We put so…

What My Mom Taught Me About The True Meaning Of Success

ByDemetra Gregorakis
Moms are the most amazing creatures. Sometimes, I don't think my mom is a normal human; I think she's a superhero. She's a woman of such emotional and physical strength, and I look at her in awe. I can’t imagine doing all that she does. The…

How America's College System Has Scared Millennials Into Complacency

ByDemetra Gregorakis
If you’re in a place like I am in right now, you’re probably looking for some guidance. You’re looking for someone to tell you what comes next, to explain how you're supposed to manage leaving the college bubble for “real life.” We live in a society…

6 Reasons Why Libra Men And Women Are The Balance You Need In Life

ByDemetra Gregorakis
I'm here to lay out a few characteristics of why Libras are, ultimately, the greatest people you will meet, with added "cautions" to let you know what makes a Libra uneasy. Just think about it: The Libra is the only sign not represented by a human…

Agapé Love: What The Greeks Can Teach This Loveless Generation

ByDemetra Gregorakis
Our loveless generation should take some advice from the Greeks, about what they call an agapé love. So, what is love? I think there is a weird blurriness when it comes to love. Love is a dangerous word. People don't understand what it means to…