Kelly Wright

Bio

A Florida native who moved to oh-so sunny Seattle after graduating from FIU, Kelly is a contributing writer at Elite Daily who also writes blogs for the not-so-basic Millennial woman at KellyIWright.com.

Teenage Wisdom: 5 Ways I Learned From Living Out My Rebellious Years

By Kelly Wright
The three years between the ages of 15 and 18 were treacherous. Navigating life as a teenager is simply not an easy thing to do. So, naturally, my undeveloped brain and I decided to make life a little more difficult, by rebelling in ways that would…

Adults Only: 5 Obvious Signs You're Just Not Ready To Have Kids

By Kelly Wright
My Facebook News Feed is constantly filled with envy-inducing pictures and videos of smiling toddlers, so combating baby fever as a recently married 25-year-old woman is pretty damn hard some days. But here’s the thing: It’s impossible to see the…

No FOMO: Why It's Okay To Say 'No' When You Feel Like Saying No

By Kelly Wright
As a female Millennial entrepreneur, I’m expected to say “yes” to basically everything. This includes work opportunities, invitations to dinner and Kylie Jenner-esque coffin nails. Somehow, I’m supposed to say yes to maintaining perfectly expensive…

10 Lessons Piper Chapman Taught Me About Being An Adult In 'OITNB'

By Kelly Wright
Both season three of "Orange is the New Black" and my 25th birthday are days away. Needless to say, I’m pretty damn anxious. So while I wait and watch the clock painfully tick on and on, I’m left with only my thoughts and more than 25 hours of…

7 Ways Nothing Compares To Loving And Being Loved By An Artist

By Kelly Wright
Musicians, painters, writers and graphic designers have much more in common than the fact that they are super creative and can produce cool things with their fingers. Artists are a unique breed who certainly cannot be over-generalized, but…

9 Signs Your Job Is Ruining Your Life And You Should Quit ASAP

By Kelly Wright
Let’s face it: Work sucks. Who doesn’t want to just binge-watch their favorite show all day every day? That’s just life. Having a disdain for work seems to be an innate trait in just about all of us who never joined the military. It’s not that we…

Cut Loose Ends: 6 Life Lessons Only My Hairstylist Managed To Teach Me

By Kelly Wright
I only see her once every eight weeks and we are seriously overdue for happy hour, but my hairstylist has taught me things about life no one else has been able to. Certain lessons I've heard over and over again from other wise sources (Hi, Mom!),…

15 Ways Life Changes For A Southerner Who Moves To The North

By Kelly Wright
Two years ago, I moved from Miami to Seattle. It was possibly the biggest change I’ve ever made in my life; moving across the country is a crazy, weird, scary thing to do. And, not just because I went from constantly being mistaken for someone who…

Newlywed No More: 10 Marriage Realities You'll Only Learn After The First Year

By Kelly Wright
I’ve heard some people refer to it as the honeymoon year, and I’ve heard others say it’s the toughest year of them all. When people ask how long I’ve been married and I respond with any answer that is equivalent to less than 365 days, the response…

Don't Hit Snooze: 4 Ways To Survive Springing Forward

By Kelly Wright
Springing forward in March isn’t easy. You’ve gotten into a new rhythm since executing your New Year’s resolutions (or not), and come the morning of March 8, when your body clock wakes you up at 7, your alarm clock reads 8. Even if you’re used to…