Jenn Ryan

Bio

Jenn Ryan is a freelance writer who loves writing about many topics and learning about new things. Find out more about Jenn and her work at www.thegreenwritingdesk.com

Why You Should Never Feel Bad About Bailing On Work To Take A Personal Day

By Jenn Ryan
A mental health day is defined as a day off to focus on burnout prevention and stress management. It's meant to provide you with a much-needed break to pause from your life, rejuvenate your soul and refocus your energy. (Read: a magical day of…

3 Life-Saving Reasons Millennials Need To Stop Avoiding Doctor Checkups

By Jenn Ryan
When was the last time you went to the doctor? I'm not talking about urgent care when you had a mono scare or needed a few stitches. I'm talking about checkups by your primary-care doctor. According to a survey put out by online medical scheduling…

Why Failure Is Actually Way More Beneficial To Your Future Than Success

By Jenn Ryan
Failure is something millennials just aren't equipped to deal with. The problem with our lack of ability to handle failure in life is that it will make success that much harder to achieve. When you uncover all the layers of embarrassment, ruin and…

Here's The Type Of Meditation You Should Try If You Can't Stop Worrying

By Jenn Ryan
New research shows that a specific type of meditation can actually help you worry less. In a study published in Behaviour Research and Therapy, researchers examined the effects of three different types of mindfulness techniques on 77 people. After…

5 Health Benefits Cacao Powder That Will Make You Ditch Chocolate For Good

By Jenn Ryan
This will be your New Year's fad. We've all heard of cocoa powder, but have you ever heard of cacao powder? While it almost looks like I wrote the same words there, I promise I didn't. Cacao powder is the purer version of cocoa powder. It's less…

3 Ways You Can Use Lavender To Boost Your Mood And Beat The Winter Blues

By Jenn Ryan
I don't know about you, but I hate winter. Sure, the holidays are nice and all (if you can call getting bombarded with questions at family events, getting food stuffed down your throat at Thanksgiving and seeing your uncle who's high on crack…

7 Completely Logical Reasons A Rabbit Should Be Your Next Pet

By Jenn Ryan
Bunnies make great pets. If you've ever had a cat or a dog, you know having a pet is a bold commitment to care for that creature for the rest of its life. While pooches and kittens are great, rabbits make owning a pet seem simple and fun. These…

How To Treat Your Summer Acne Without Spending Any Money On Skincare

By Jenn Ryan
Do you feel like you break out more during the summer? This likely has to do with the fact that you're sweating more, so your skin is accumulating more dirt and toxins. However, if you suffer from chronic acne, the summertime can feel impossible.…

5 Easy Ways To Cut Thousands Off The Cost Of Your Wedding

By Jenn Ryan
Love can be expensive. The average cost of a wedding in the United States is $26,444. Yikes! My fiancé and I aren't cheap people (well, OK, we are a little cheap), but we are semi-recent college grads, and we are trying to purchase a house this…

Here's How To Figure Out If FOMO Is Draining Your Bank Account

By Jenn Ryan
Would you rather miss a party or go bankrupt? You'd rather go bankrupt. No, really, you would. Fear of missing out (FOMO) has gotten millions of Millennials in trouble for spending way beyond their means. You can't stand the thought of what's…

Here's How To Stop Blowing Your Paycheck The Weekend After Payday

By Jenn Ryan
Let me guess. Retirement is one of the last things on your mind, right? I know. I'm a Millennial too. You're out getting your next tattoo, grabbing some Chipotle and, at the end of the day, worrying about your ever-increasing rent and student loan…

3 Reasons It's Time For Women To Completely Ditch Using Tampons

By Jenn Ryan
Everyone knows most tampons are sticks of synthetic, bleached fibers treated with a bunch of chemicals that we shove up our vaginas. What could be worse for women than that? Despite being unattractive and generally a taboo subject among men and…