Elise Williams

Bio

I graduate from the University of Cincinnati with a BFA in Electronic Media and a minor in marketing. I love writing, reading, social media, shopping, coffee, deep conversations, sunshine, spending time outside, and trying new things.

The 13 Life-Changing Hacks You Need To Finally Start Getting To Work On Time

By Elise Williams
Rise and shine, you beautiful morning glory, you don't have much time to get yourself ready and out the door, so hop to it. I know, no one is giving themselves that cheery and down-to-business pep talk in the morning. We're all trying to run around…

The 9 Romantic Things You Should Never Stop Doing In A Long-Term Relationship

By Elise Williams
Lately, I've seen a lot of videos, memes and even full-length articles explaining the differences between a new relationship and a long-term relationship. And I have to say, seeing so many of these things has made me sick. At this point, we've…

2 Keys To A Successful Gym Workout That Have Nothing To Do With Cardio

By Elise Williams
The most important thing you do at the gym has nothing to do with cardio. Shocking, right? But isn't cardio the best workout ever and, like, the best way to burn massive amounts of calories? OK, yeah, sure, there's a time and place in your workout…

14 Irrational Thoughts Everyone With Social Anxiety Has Had Before

By Elise Williams
Have you ever thought about what it would be like to go out in public with an invisible hand around your throat, a dramatically increased heart rate and a fear that even the shortest conversation will be a Herculean task? No? Must be nice.…

7 Ways Being A Camp Counselor Prepared Me For Anything

By Elise Williams
Camp counseling is not just about wearing bandanas, weird sandals and matching staff t-shirts. There's really no substitute for what a few weeks in this role can teach you. I have felt pushed to my absolute limit, but ultimately knew I made a…

6 Negative Things You Say Every Day That Could Be Sabotaging Your Life

By Elise Williams
You don't have to go very far these days to find a swirling plethora of negative messages waiting to suck you in and drown you in their pessimism. But did you know the worst negative messages directed at you come from a place other than someone's…

12 Things Your Dog Can Teach You About Finding The Right Partner

By Elise Williams
Yep, you read that correctly. Searching for your soulmate is really just like searching for the human version of your dog. Just like there are hundreds of different dog breeds out there, there are hundreds of different types of men out there who may…

10 Texts You Would Only Send To Your BFF That Are Weird AF To Everyone Else

By Elise Williams
Your best friend is your other half, your sanity and the reason you're surviving all of life's challenges. She's your go-to when you need to get out of the house, you partner in late-night food binging and the reason your messages are taking up so…

7 Ways To Know You've Finally Found A Girl Who Doesn't Play Games

By Elise Williams
“I hope you have a good time.” Let's not kid ourselves; women everywhere who play games have ruined this phrase for men. Through their immature “womanly ways,” they've turned playing games into a sick art form that, for some reason, they're proud…

Just Kids: 22 Ways In Which Millennials Will Never Grow Up

By Elise Williams
"It's time to grow up." Well, kind of. For the most part, Millennials have a pretty good handle on how to be adults. We don't settle, we follow our passions and we always strive to balance work and our personal lives. We're ready to embrace…

Starter Pack: 33 Things You Simply Don't Have The Energy For Anymore

By Elise Williams
It's not groundbreaking to say time is an extremely precious thing, and we only have one life to live. Yet, for some reason, we seem to constantly need reminding. Due to the precious nature of our lives, we owe it to ourselves to quit wasting time…

14 Years Later: Why I'm Not Too Young To Remember 9/11

By Elise Williams
As a second grader, you typically know when your mom is going to call you out of class early. Maybe you have a dentist appointment, or you’re leaving for a camping trip over the three-day weekend. Instead, on September 11, 2001, my mother pulled me…

Forget Responsibility! 13 Under-Appreciated Perks Of Being An Adult

By Elise Williams
How many times a week do you wake up thinking, “I don’t want to 'adult' today?” It gets old waking up at the same time every morning to have practically your whole day occupied by a job you need to pay the bills. It’s not all bad “having to adult,”…

What To Do When Other People's Drama Becomes Your Own

By Elise Williams
You just met friends for lunch, and you’ve learned your high school BFF is single and pregnant; the very young couple who got married a year ago just filed for a divorce, and your high school valedictorian dropped out of college and doesn’t seem to…

I'm Fine: 4 Ways Those Two Words Are Killing Your Relationship

By Elise Williams
When your boyfriend asked you what was wrong last night, did you tell him "I'm fine," even though you felt far from it? Yes? Because he should have known what he did, right? You shouldn't have to tell him some of his comments really hurt your…

He’s A Dirtbag: 25 Telltale Signs You Have A Sh*tty Boyfriend

By Elise Williams
Sure, he's annoying when he loses his keys for the 10th time, but there are certain things your boyfriend does that you shouldn't let slide. If your boyfriend or significant other is doing any of the following, it might be time to rethink your…

Let The Good Times Roll: 6 Reasons To Let Yourself Be Happy

By Elise Williams
The moment has arrived. You thought it would never come, but here it is, sitting in your lap like a toddler ready to play patty cake. You’re happy — yes, very happy. The drama, negative feelings and stresses that have been plaguing you for weeks —…