Leanne Quinn

Bio

Leanne is a contributing writer based in Limerick, Ireland. She is currently studying Psychology at the University of Limerick. Leanne loves to write and aspires to be a novelist in the years to come. You can follow her work on Twitter @LeanneCQuinn or contact her at leannequinnwriter@gmail.com

Trying Out Adulthood: Why The 'Early 20s Crisis' Is Definitely A Thing

By Leanne Quinn
When you hear the term "life crisis," you might envision a man in his mid-40s, who has just decided to ditch his career, buy a swanky Lamborghini and move to the Bahamas. Well, I'm here to tell you a life crisis no longer exclusively applies to the…

10 Quotes From 'The Alchemist' That Outline How We Should Live Our Lives

By Leanne Quinn
Paulo Coelho's "The Alchemist," a fable about following your dreams, has sold more than 65 million copies worldwide in more than 50 different languages, making it an international bestseller. It follows the story of a shepherd boy named Santiago who…

The Riskiest Thing You Will Ever Do Is Love Another Human Being

By Leanne Quinn
There must be millions of songs, poems, stories and films about love. But, how many of them could possibly be real? If you think about the lyrics — and I mean really think about them — like, "love is a beautiful song," or "my love for you is like a…

Silver Lining: 8 Ways To Live Life With A Glass-Half-Full Perspective

By Leanne Quinn
Are you in a job you can't stand? A relationship that's going nowhere? Can't seem to shed those last 10 pounds? Well, without sounding like a bad TV commercial, I'm here to help. We're all guilty of whining, complaining and copping out, especially…

5 Unique Qualities In A Man That Every Woman Is Searching For

By Leanne Quinn
Common Misconception #1: Women don't know what they want. Common Misconception #2: Women can't decide what they want. Common Misconception #3: Women are never happy. We may be a fickle sex when it comes to our hair color, body image, wardrobe, shoes…

To The Father I Never Knew: I Made It Without You

By Leanne Quinn
There's something a lot of people don't know about me; in fact, only my closest friends and family know this, but I will share my story now. I'm adopted, but not in the traditional sense of the word. I grew up with a mother and a father. My mother…

Permanent Solution To A Temporary Problem: Why Suicide Is Never The Answer

By Leanne Quinn
I have wanted to write a piece on suicide for a long time now, but I struggled to figure out what I wanted to say. As the saying goes, the only way to avoid criticism is to do nothing, be nothing and say nothing, and I don't want to take that…

3 Common Fears That Are Probably Holding You Back From Reaching Your Potential

By Leanne Quinn
Excuses: We all make them, every day. Sometimes we're not even aware that we make them. They've become a part of our lifestyle. Every person in the whole world has the exact same amount of hours in a week as you. So how are you spending yours? I'm…

Why You Need To Be Single For At Least One Year In Your 20s

By Leanne Quinn
Your 20s are the perfect time to be single: You're of legal age and you can work, travel and explore the world without having too many major responsibilities. Most of us are familiar with relationships and some of us are in them. If, however, you…

3 Important Real-Life Lessons JK Rowling's 'Harry Potter' Fantasy Taught Me

By Leanne Quinn
I recently embarked on a weekend trip to London. If you have never been, I would highly, highly recommend going. It’s a beautiful city, full of amazing sights. Shop on Oxford Street, see the style in Camden Town, have tea and scones in cute little…

Life Isn't Made Of Quicksand: 4 Ways To Make A Change When You're Feeling Stuck

By Leanne Quinn
Have you ever felt stuck in one place? Or wondered what you're actually doing with your life? Do you feel like you have nowhere to go until you do your time, and all you can think of is how much you want to get away and move on to the next…

How The Female Need For Independence Has Influenced Today's Hook-Up Culture

By Leanne Quinn
In the words of the famous Irish poet, W.B Yeats, "Romantic Ireland's dead and gone." Is this the case in today's dating world? Is romance truly dead? In the 1950s, a simple, "Would you like to dance with me?" was enough to make a girl go weak at…