Katie Mather

How You Can Deal With A Boss From Hell... Without Getting Fired

ByKatie Mather
Remember when you graduated from college with a bright outlook on life and a few hopeful job prospects lined up? Me neither. Millennials haven't had such a privilege, and our post-graduate job search usually consists of living at home for several…

The 5 Most Important Things To Consider Before Your Best Friend Becomes Your BF

ByKatie Mather
Who doesn't love the idea of falling in love with her best friend? It's the more wholesome, feminist fairy tale for girls who fantasize about romance: You meet a guy, befriend him, grow close to him over a period of time, become best friends and one…

5 Common Questions About Polyamorous Relationships, Answered By A Poly Woman

ByKatie Mather
Polyamory is on the rise. One in five Americans are or have been in a non-monogamous relationship or a polyamorous one. Poly relationships can be structured a number of different ways, but the classic example is that of a committed couple who are…

Here Are The 5 Types Of Creeps You Are Guaranteed To Encounter On Tinder

ByKatie Mather
The invention of Tinder has been both a blessing and a curse for our generation. It lets you screen potential partners in lieu of throwing yourself out there and risking spending the night talking to a dud you can't get away from. By getting the…

4 Ways Millennial Drinking Habits Have Been Forced To Change For The Better

ByKatie Mather
Millennials as a whole are witnessing a new trend where we drink less alcohol in relation to what our parents and grandparents consumed when they were our age. This does not mean that millennials are turned off by alcohol entirely. But even if they…

If You Can Relate To These 5 Signs, You've Officially Entered Adulthood

ByKatie Mather
The transition to growing up is a smooth one. There's no final milestone or hurdle of childhood to cross that earns you a “congratulations, you're an adult” sticker. You're not awarded a "Certificate of Maturity" that identifies you as a real deal…

5 Powerful Women In Technology Who Are Shattering Glass Ceilings Every Day

ByKatie Mather
Millennial women face a different world than our mothers and grandmothers did. Many old-fashioned attitudes about gender in the workplace are fading away, replaced by the realization that accommodating women is reasonable and necessary for a healthy…

This Is The Best Way To Divide Your Things After Moving Out And Breaking Up

ByKatie Mather
Any time a relationship ends, you have to go through the difficult process of disentangling yourselves from each other's lives. If you've moved in with your partner and started a life with them, that process include figuring out how to divide your…

5 Things I Wish People Told Me About Having Kids As A Millennial Mother

ByKatie Mather
When my daughter was born in 2014, I devoured internet guides, how-to lists, parenting help books and suggestions from friends and family about how to raise her. Everyone had something to say — from how to dress her and burp her, to how to teach her…

5 Reasons Dating A Nerdy Guy Will Make You Unbelievably Happy

ByKatie Mather
OK, girls. So your fantasy man probably isn't sporting Google Glasses or a keychain of bootable USBs when you picture him. And I get it. Those Hollywood movies promised you a handsome hunk on a horse, not a dork. But here's the thing: Those dorky…

How To Finally Go Shampoo-Free Forever And Deal With The In-Between Stage

ByKatie Mather
Chances are, you've heard of the no-poo movement. It's basically the push to stop using shampoo to clean your hair. Many advocates go one step further and suggest not using any products whatsoever. The benefits include softer, healthier hair, a…

5 Ways To Use The Internet To Be A Better Mother

ByKatie Mather
Parenting has changed a lot in recent decades. And that means Millennial moms are facing a very different set of challenges than their mothers and grandmothers faced. The landscape of parenting has come with a whole new set of lessons, suggestions…

5 Things You Need To Consider Before Renting Out Your Apartment On Airbnb

ByKatie Mather
As Millennials struggle to keep up in our globalized economy, it's important we find additional sources of income. Fortunately, Airbnb has opened up a new, easy way to do that, as it makes subletting and renting easier for Millennials. You can now…

5 Reasons To Try Out A Side Hustle If You Can Never Stick To A Full-Time Job

ByKatie Mather
Millennials should not count on working 9-to-5 and clocking out anymore. While it is frustrating to admit, we live in a globalized economy, which means every millennial sees more competition and battles rising health care costs, college debt and…

How The Consequences Of Brexit Will Affect Millennials Financially

ByKatie Mather
Like the Scottish Independence referendum of 2014, June's vote for the Brexit was largely viewed as the baby boomer generation taking control of the future of millennials. The idea that the younger generation are the victims of the baby boomer vote…

How To Explore The Possibility Of Living 'Off The Grid' In Your 20s

ByKatie Mather
No one likes the rat race, but most of us put up with the routine of waking up, going to work and heading back home to watch some TV or fiddle on our laptop. Yet some enterprising individuals are “going off the grid” and living meaningful,…

5 Ways The Average Person Can Make Their Internet Use More Secure

ByKatie Mather
The nice part of being a digital nomad is that you can work from practically anywhere you can have access to Wi-Fi. But that means relying on public networks. Whether you're at a coffee shop, library or somewhere else, you're constantly connected to…

A Millennial's Guide To Mastering Personal Branding On The Internet

ByKatie Mather
We often think about branding as something done only by large corporations, but everyone has a personal brand. Think about your friends; there are probably a handful of ways you could describe them. Those words are probably part of the…

5 Reasons You Need To Unplug After Leaving Your Office Job

ByKatie Mather
In the age of the 21st century, Millennials spend a good portion of their time handling technology. In fact, a survey of Millennials taken by the Urban Land Institute revealed that Millennials' hobbies are almost exclusively technology-based. We…

5 Inspirational Books All Millennial Entrepreneurs Should Read

ByKatie Mather
I am not going to tell you by reading these books, you will singlehandedly become the next Steve Jobs. At the end of the day, a book is merely a font of knowledge. What you do with that is up to your own drive and intelligence. But knowledge is…