Izzy Martens


Izzy Martens is a Colorado native living and writing in Washington, DC. You can find her doing yoga, roller blading, going to concerts, drinking craft beer and finding new things to write about everyday. Visit her website at www.jokelife.co

4 Things To Remember If This Election Has You Feeling Totally Hopeless

By Izzy Martens
No matter whom you're voting for, odds are you've experienced a decent amount of anxiety during this election season. The country is divided, the gloves have come off and it seems like the whole world is clenching its teeth until this thing is over.…

If You Know These 4 Things By Graduation, You're Ready For The Real World

By Izzy Martens
As I near the end of my college career, I'm becoming nostalgic for my college days, and I haven't even graduated yet. I think it's natural that when you're about to leave the place in which you've spent the last three to five years of your life, you…

The Perils Of Wanderlust: How I Learned To Put A Pause On Love

By Izzy Martens
Travel is a luxury for most people. It's a way to escape and explore. But, the word "travel" actually comes from the French word "travail," which means agony or torture. I think I would be hard-pressed to convince anyone traveling is torture. In…

5 Times You Had A Love-Hate Relationship With Being An Old Soul

By Izzy Martens
For most of us, being called an “old soul” is considered a compliment. It means you're wise beyond your years. It means you're respectful. It means you're graceful. Some people think having an old soul means you were meant to live in another era. I…

Learn And Move On: 5 Lessons You Can Appreciate After A Breakup

By Izzy Martens
Breakups hurt. They make you cry, sob and gasp. They make you want to punch holes in walls. They make you want to wallow in self-pity and self-doubt. They make you think you are something less than you are. They change you. That’s a scary…