Kayla Inglima

Bio

Kayla is an intellectual, comical, organized mess. She believes that filters are only for coffee & Instagram - hence she says what is on her mind at all times. She likes sushi and wine and being cynical while remaining a likable human. Graduating from Monmouth University in New Jersey, she now seems to put that Communication degree to good use. Find her on the Elite Daily "Who We Are" page, Facebook, Twitter and, most importantly, Instagram (@kayglee), where she has a variety of awesome photos of food and other shenanigans.

If You Want To Change The World, Start By Being A Parent

By Kayla Inglima
As I walked home on a cool fall evening in NYC last night, I noticed an increased amount of police activity down 2nd Avenue. I then realized it was for the UN General Assembly, essentially a meeting of world leaders to discuss all the problems and…

I've Struggled With Anxiety And Depression Since 8, And Was Too Embarrassed To Get Proper Treatment

By Kayla Inglima
Ever since I can remember I have always been inside my head. My parents tell me that I was the easiest child to bring to restaurants because I would just sit quietly and observe all the people and happenings around me. Who knows what my toddler self…

#TBT: What Every Basic Girl Loved Most About Limited Too

By Kayla Inglima
In late 1990s and early 2000s, Limited Too was a Gen-Y girl's Mecca. This is where you could find, literally, everything and anything that you could ever desire. Did you want a clear backpack in the shape of a sunflower? Well, they had that. Did you…

Dear Wine: Thank You For Always Being My Ride Or Die

By Kayla Inglima
Hi Wine, It's crazy to think that our relationship truly only began, say, seven years ago because it feels like you've always been a part of my life -- and, in many ways, you have. I remember when I was a kid, having my parents drink you with almost…

10 Things That Perfectly Describe Our Love/Hate Relationship With Ikea

By Kayla Inglima
Chances are if you are a member of Gen-Y, you have, or at one point have had, an item purchased from IKEA. IKEA is the answer to our furnishing prayers, but it's not all drawer organizers and butterflies. If you are anything like me (slightly…

#FitFam: 11 Reasons Why The Fitness Culture On Social Media Needs To Be Stopped

By Kayla Inglima
I've recently fallen back into the "healthy lifestyle" of eating well and going to the gym. I feel awesome and I'm definitely excited about it, but am consciously attempting to keep my endeavor as private as possible. Why? Because of the fear that I…

13 Reasons Being A Low-Key Nerd Is Actually Awesome

By Kayla Inglima
Every group of friends is diverse and its members each hold a unique role. While every clique is different, there are common roles in which members tend to fall into, e.g. the funny one, the eccentric one, the introverted one, the superficial one,…

Generation Create: Student Startup Madness

By Kayla Inglima
Calling all entrepreneurs: Student Startup Madness, the premier, nationwide tournament that offers college students the chance to “live the entrepreneurial dream,” has geared up for its third annual competition. Student Startup Madness is a…

#IDEAchat: A Platform Bridging The Collegiate And Entrepreneurial Worlds

By Kayla Inglima
For entrepreneurs today, the market is teeming with opportunity. It seems like the next big idea, product or business is always right around the corner. With the right skill set, motivation and determination, the entrepreneurial world can be your…

Why Gen-Y Girls Need To Stop Taking Relationship Advice From Their Friends

By Kayla Inglima
Whether it is the crux of our generation, or our gender, many girls out there in Gen-Y have an extremely difficult time making decisions. Whether it's choosing which restaurant to eat at, or which shoes to buy, it seems like nearly every decision we…

Glamour Names Sandy Hook Teacher One Of 2013's Women Of The Year Instead Of Your Typical Celebrity

By Kayla Inglima
Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis has joined the company of Lady Gaga, Gabby Giffords and Melinda Gates as a 2013 Glamour Magazine Woman of The Year. While you might not know her name off-hand, you should. Dubbed by Glamour as "The Protector," Roig-DeBellis had…

Mercury Madness: Why Mercury In Retrograde Is Making You Feel A Little Off

By Kayla Inglima
If you have been feeling like everything is really weird the past few days, there may be a reason for this. If you in any way believe in astrology, you can attribute the "off" feelings and general weirdness as of late to the planet Mercury being in…

This Is By Far The Coolest Way To Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

By Kayla Inglima
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and there are a variety of different events and campaigns aiming to draw awareness to the disease and its prevention. One campaign which has caught our eye is #mamming. What is #mamming? "#Mamming is the act…

Cry Me A River: The 14 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Sorrows

By Kayla Inglima
In life, you have to take the good times with the bad. Not everything is going to be rainbows and butterflies, and sometimes, you just aren’t going to be happy. Maybe it’s post-breakup, maybe it’s because you lost your job, or maybe it’s for no…

To Smiley Or Not To Smiley: Email Etiquette For Gen-Y

By Kayla Inglima
Generation-Y has grown up in an ever-changing world, with the Internet and all of its corollaries permanently integrated into our lives. As we enter into the business world, we’re forced to learn, like generations before us, the protocol and…

THIS IS SPARTAAA-n Race By Reebok

By Kayla Inglima
“You’ll know at the finish line” is the slogan behind Reebok’s Spartan Race. What, exactly, will you know? You’ll know that you have pushed yourself past what you thought possible. What happens when you surpass the boundaries you set for yourself?…

"SOGlam" Proves Female Entrepreneurship Is On The Rise

By Kayla Inglima
Generation-Y grew up in a tumultuous era. We endured a recession and watched as the economy, housing market and an abundance of financial institutions tanked. However, instead of falling victim to the tough economic times and losing our motivation,…

Lovely Cleans Up The Mess Of Apartment Hunting

By Kayla Inglima
Searching for a humble abode can be particularly daunting for members of Gen-Y. As new participants in the home rental market, it can be extremely intimidating for young people to go forth confidently in securing themselves a place to live. Whether…

The 10 Things Parents Just Don't Understand

By Kayla Inglima
Just like their parents before them, our parents have a hard time relating to aspects of Generation-Y. Whether it be the constant public picture taking, EDM, or most of our technology, there are just some things parents don't understand. Here are a…

High Fashion Made Accessible To Gen-Y

By Kayla Inglima
Regardless of your shape or size, never underestimate the power of style because with the right look, you can empower and transform your self-esteem. Fashion sense can be an inherent quality, or it can be learned. For those of us who need a little…