Emily Tone

Emily is an attorney from New York with a soft spot for yoga, Game of Thrones and an occasional bottomless brunch. She's lived and studied up and down the U.S. eastern seaboard and even a bit in the U.K. If three years of law school taught her anything, it was to spend more time getting away from a desk and out into the world. And she doesn't mind taking pen to paper every now and then either.

5 Things You'll Have To Give Up Once You Start Planning Your Wedding

ByEmily Tone
Many people assume that planning a wedding is a massive endeavor. There's an intense number of months filled with arguments over painstaking details that no one will ever notice, divvying up gargantuan and seemingly endless expenses and justifying a…

60 Years Later: How Discrimination Has Changed In The US

ByEmily Tone
In January 2013, Aaron and Melissa Klein, owners of the Oregon bakery Sweet Cakes by Melissa, refused to provide a wedding cake to lesbian couple Lauren and Rachel Bowman-Cryer. Aaron Klein reportedly told the couple “they do not do same-sex…

O' My: Standing Up For The Female Orgasm And 4 Ways To Achieve It

ByEmily Tone
I’m just going to say it: My vagina is a feminist. Just as my mind, heart and soul believe in equality for women in the workplace, classroom and home, my vagina believes in equality in the bedroom. For too long (try thousands of years), the female…

The 'Birdman' Effect: Why You Shouldn't Go Into Debt For College

ByEmily Tone
It’s around that time of year when millions of potential students weigh their options for which college to choose. Many factors go into this decision, like the school's location, reputation, offered programs and whether the tuition costs an…

#CleanEating: 8 Foodie Tips To Help You Become Your Healthiest Self

ByEmily Tone
Eating well doesn’t mean the same thing today as it did in years passed. We are constantly learning more about how our bodies react to different foods and what they require to work their best. All signs point to a natural, clean diet that’s rich in…

Why I Stopped Being A Vegetarian: The Harm-Free Way To Eat Meat

ByEmily Tone
I should start out by saying that I completely respect and support vegetarians and vegans, so if you were hoping this article would contain vegetarian bashing, I’m sorry to disappoint. I was a strict vegetarian for a little over a decade, and I have…

An Important Message To All EDM Fans: You Are Not Invincible, Stop Acting Like It

ByEmily Tone
Something deadly is in the Kool-Aid at music festivals within the past few years, and it is not your typical vodka Red Bull. There is a recent pattern of tragic headlines following concerts, specifically EDM shows, and the culprit is over-partying,…

6 Reasons You Should Go To The Gym Today Even If It's The Last Thing You Want To Do

ByEmily Tone
Going to the gym can be as natural to some as showering or eating. But for most of us, it’s something we try to unearth the energy to do at least once a week, and if we make it happen one Tuesday for 30 minutes, we’re supremely proud of…

Is This Going Anywhere?: 5 Signs Your Relationship Is Getting Serious

ByEmily Tone
Most relationships go through a “gray” trial period where both partners are unsure if they’re on the same page with feelings and the status of the relationship. This period is as exciting as it is emotionally tumultuous. You’re discovering the other…

10 Ways Your Life Will Change For The Better As You Mature

ByEmily Tone
While you develop the most -- physically and emotionally -- in your first 20 years, life will really begin to take hold in your mid-to-late 20s. A lot of changes will begin to occur — suddenly, you'll find that you have more friends on Facebook than…