Lauren Davish

Lauren discovered her love of writing early on in life, and is currently pursuing a master's degree in creative writing. She also enjoys acting, singing, and reruns of any kind.

What It's Like Trying To Save Someone With An Opioid Addiction

ByLauren Davish
I have watched the struggle, slow decline and eventual loss of someone with addiction first-hand. On October 2, 2010, my life was turned upside down when I got the call at work that my uncle Chris had died of a heroin overdose. He was 33 years old,…

Why I Stayed In My Long-Term Relationship, Even Though He Wasn't 'The One'

ByLauren Davish
At this point in my life, I've been in so many relationships that most would assume I know how to navigate one correctly. When things started to go south in one relationship (which I knew they would), I was on to the next one. Don't get me wrong; I…

3 Truths About The Farming Industry That'll Make You Want To Go Organic

ByLauren Davish
The term "organic" usually has one of two meanings for you. It's either absolute bullsh*t or a diet game changer. Most of us in our 20s probably grew up in households that never even mentioned this word. It wasn't that organic foods didn't exist. It…

6 Ways 'Friends' Comforted Me During The Uncertainty Of My 20s

ByLauren Davish
I remember when I was 14 years old, watching the very last episode of "Friends." It was a show I loved as a kid, and I was incredibly sad to see it end. What I didn't realize then, however, was I had no idea what the hell I was watching. I knew…

19 David Bowie Quotes That Prove He Was A True Innovator Of His Time

ByLauren Davish
Last night, one of the greatest musical innovators of our time lost his 18-month battle with cancer. Success comes short in describing the career of David Bowie. His story-telling lyrics, eccentric style and overall cultural impact have left us with…

Why It Really Is About The Journey, Not The Destination

ByLauren Davish
When I started talking, I simultaneously started singing. It was from that point on that I knew where my life path would lead: I wanted to be a rock star. When I could understand Disney movies, I would play pretend and act like a Disney princess…

My NYC Summer From Hell: How The Worst Events Can Shape Your Life In The Best Way

ByLauren Davish
As my own personal rite of passage, I was always determined to be a pseudo-New Yorker for a period of time. When I became more involved in the film and writing business and graduated from college, it seemed like there was no better time to make the…