Emma Orlando

A student of Advertising and a film PR intern living in London.

I Thought A Perfect Body Would Make Me Confident, But Then I Was Miserable

ByEmma Orlando
Learning to love your body is a message we're hearing all over these days. From #GainingWeightisCool to fitness bloggers exposing the power of lighting, there are more and more people telling us to love the skin we're in. It's a movement that has…

How To Tell Whether It's You Or Your Partner Ruining The Relationship

ByEmma Orlando
Any relationship guru will tell you compromise is the key to making things work. It's all about standing strong on your own, and even stronger together. It's about making the odd sacrifice so the person you love will be truly happy. That's all well…

If You Think About Dumping Your SO Even Once, You're Going To Do It Eventually

ByEmma Orlando
It's no secret that relationships are hard work. Anyone who has been in one knows that being with someone requires dedication, compromise and sacrifice. It doesn't matter how much of a hopeless romantic you are; difficulties within a relationship…

Why You Always Need To Confront Your Emotions, Even When You're Terrified

ByEmma Orlando
Living life by the motto "all or nothing" is often what we believe to be the right thing to do. We think nothing should be mediocre, everything should always be the best it can be and we should absolutely let go of anything that it is not making us…

How To Decide If You Should Be Together If The Timing Is All Wrong

ByEmma Orlando
It's inevitable that you will have been told -- probably more than once -- that timing is everything. Whether it's an end to a relationship that wasn't working or the exact time you met "the one," you can always guarantee that someone somewhere will…

How To Easily Get Over These 4 Common Relationship Fears

ByEmma Orlando
Before getting into one, you have the perception that a relationship will bring you anything but fear. You think having an SO will offer you comfort, give you the best friend you've been looking for and most importantly, take away that dreaded…

Why Giving Into Your Favorite Holiday Cravings Is Good For Your Health

ByEmma Orlando
For as long as I can remember, Christmas has always been my favorite time of the year. The presents are great, you get to spend time with distant relatives and there's that all-important time off from work. But really, the food is the absolute…

How I Realized Playing Games Didn't Have To Be Part Of Dating

ByEmma Orlando
Yes, I used to play dating games. Who doesn't, honestly? In a world of Tinder, Bumble and every other dating app you can think of, you have the pick of a never-ending bunch. Dating is not the simple, harmless act is once was. It's a…

I Moved Somewhere New And Hated It, But Was Too Ashamed To Tell Anyone

ByEmma Orlando
I had always wanted to live in the city. It's exotic and exciting, and let's be honest: The city goers are the ones who "have it all." There's always somewhere to go, people to socialize with and there's no denying it's just the "in" place to be. I…

5 Things You Should Know About Libras To Have A Successful Relationship

ByEmma Orlando
Being the only sign not represented by a human or an animal, but instead aptly symbolized by a set of scales, it is instantly clear that Libra's are unlike any other astrological sign. Not convinced? You should try dating one. Perceptive, caring and…

Drifting Away From Your Home Friends Just Means You're Growing Up

ByEmma Orlando
Everyone has those friends they've known forever. The basis of your friendship lies in your shared childhood experiences and in the fact you've "grown up together." The friendship is comfortable; it's what you've always known. You've waded through…

You'll Actually Have A Better Vacation If You Don't Post Photos Of It

ByEmma Orlando
Ever wondered how many hours you spend (waste) glued to your phone each day, entranced by the wonderful world of social media? According to CNN, out of roughly a 12-hour day, nine of those are spent staring at a screen while we lose ourselves in the…

The Weird Way Clutter Turned Into The Ultimate Cure For My Homesickness

ByEmma Orlando
I am the absolute definition of a neat freak. Color coding, alphabetizing, highlighting or any other method of having things organized is the ticket to my happiness. Ever since I can remember, I've always adopted the "tidy space, tidy mind"…

Why The Key To Holding On To Your Happiness Is Keeping It To Yourself

ByEmma Orlando
When something makes us happy, our natural instinct is to share it with everyone. Happiness is a great thing to show off, and posting about it online is the perfect way to make sure it’s validated. If others think we are happy, then we must be, and…

5 Ways My Confidence Skyrocketed After I Deleted Snapchat

ByEmma Orlando
It's no secret we're a generation completely addicted to Snapchat. At any given moment, there's an opportunity to Snap. We're more obsessed with optimizing the chance to upload the moment than we are with the moment itself. Is this Snapchat…

Be Present: 5 Situations You Should Never Use Your Phone In

ByEmma Orlando
It’s no secret that our phones are practically glued to our hands. At every opportunity, we are looking for new people to stalk. There’s no end to our search for ways to tell the world all the little things we are up to. The mobile phone is a great…