Erika Stern

Bio

Erika is currently a student at Stony Brook University. When she's not blogging on her personal page, erikascouch.com, she enjoys half-caff coffees and teaching people how to dougie. Follow her on Instagram: erikastern or twitter @erikastern_

15 Signs You've Fallen In Love With Your Best Friend After All This Time

By Erika Stern
In Gen-Y, it is extremely common to have a best friend of the opposite sex, no matter your age. My mother always told me that those types of friendships never work out. She would say, "One of you is bound to fall in love with the other. You can't be…

It Takes Risk To Get The Reward: Why Being A Go-Getter Will Get You The Life You Dream Of

By Erika Stern
In life, we are faced with the decision to chase or be chased. This could go for jobs, relationships or even friendships. We all have an image in our heads about what our lives are supposed to be like. Some of you may be the "go-getter" type, or…

A Quick Rundown Of The 16 Dos and Don'ts For Picking Up A Millennial Woman

By Erika Stern
Though it may be inconsequential knowledge to you now, given that I’ve already ignored you, know that while you were trying to pick me up, I was criticizing your every move. The way you looked at me, the way you introduced yourself, the way you held…

The 10 Things You Should Remind Yourself Of Every Morning

By Erika Stern
We all have those mornings when grogginess and yawns are never-ending. Well people, wake up and smell the coffee — life really is not so bad. I tell myself to start every day with a smile, because it’s another day I’m granted to live. It’s important…

The 7 Signs It's The Right Time To Let Go Of Your Ex

By Erika Stern
Most people have some person they can’t quite shake — you probably do too. The one who’s always in the back of your mind, who you drunk text on the weekends and you unintentionally stalk out at the bar. It isn't easy at all to let go of this…

Don't Get Mad, Get Better: Why The Best Way To Get Revenge After A Breakup Is To Grow From It

By Erika Stern
We’ve all been there — there was the long relationship that lost its spark, the two-month relationship that just wasn’t going to work, the hookup that you stupidly believed would turn into a full-fledged love story. You let yourself care more than…

14 Bucket List Additions To Make 2014 The Best Year Of Your Life

By Erika Stern
Chances are, you either know someone who has created a list of ridiculously extravagant tasks for him or herself — like going bungee jumping or going sky diving — or you have one yourself. But, does anyone ever really stick to these bucket lists (as…