Miranda Athanasiou

A London girl with a Masters in broadcast journalism from Westminster University and a never ending passion for custard donuts. Likes sarcasm, conversations with her dog and high heels she can't afford.

Why Positive Thinking Is The Fastest And Easiest Way To Make A Life Change

I haven't always been a believer in the power of positive thinking. In fact, up until not so long ago, I believed our entire lives were ruled by a combination of luck and circumstance. I would have insisted that some people simply have better luck th…
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5 Reasons He's Starting To Pull Away From Your 'Almost' Relationship

At some point, most women have dated a man who runs hot and cold. One minute, everything is going perfectly. He's messaging every day, he wants to see you all the time and he wants to take you out to places you've never been before. Then, without any…
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Being The One Who Loves More Is Terrifying, But It's Always Worth It

Everyone wants to find love. Anyone who tells you otherwise is either lying or delusional. That being said, sometimes, the prospect of being in love can be pretty terrifying. I assure you that it's not love that's the problem. The love part is all go…
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5 Signs Your 'Almost' Relationship Won't Turn Into Something Serious

When women begin dating men, they have certain expectations of where the relationships will go. I'm not talking about marriage, kids and a house with a white picket fence, but when the dating is good, we assume this will lead to some sort of relation…
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7 Facts About Your Mid-20s That Prove You're Still A Mess

Don’t get me wrong; there are definite perks to being in your mid-20s. Our shoe collections are definitely better than they were five years ago. After years of using the wrong foundation color, we all finally look well-blended and contoured. After do…
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Commitment-Phobe: 7 Signs He's Terrified Of Being In A Relationship

There are two types of people: Those who love to date, and those who prefer to keep their options open. The former loves the feeling of togetherness and can't wait to walk down the aisle, buy an expensive cake and treat 200 people to dinner in order …
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5 Optimistic Thoughts That Will Change Your Perspective On Life

I always believed optimism was something only endlessly happy people had mastered; whereas, pessimism was the gift of the constantly miserable. After all, it's easy to have a happy outlook on the future when you are already happy. But what if your st…
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7 Potential Explanations For Why You Never Make It Past The First Date

datingIf you are a serial dater who never gets much further than date one or two, we can probably come to a couple of conclusions: 1. You’re attractive and potentially clever enough to get asked out on a date in the first place; 2. somewhere between …
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9 Undeniable Signs You Hate Your Job And It's Ruining Your Life

Sure, you dread Mondays more than the dentist, and yes you need three cups of coffee before you can even allow your colleagues to so much as look at you, but that’s normal, right? Well, what if I told you Mondays aren't the problem and Brenda from ac…
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Do Less: 10 Annoying Couples Ruining Your Facebook News Feed Daily

It is a widely-accepted fact that the only thing more annoying than overly-affectionate couples in real life are overly-affectionate couples on Facebook. These couples haunt your every online move. They're there during every lunchtime stalking sessio…
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10 Things We Wish We Could Say On A First Date But Can't

They say first dates are like job interviews with cocktails, but would it really be so terrible if that were the case? In a job interview, you can make your expectations of any candidates abundantly clear. You expect them to be punctual at all times …
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10 Things You Need To Just Accept Before You Can Be Truly Happy

In life, there is no manual or 10-step guide to happiness. No one can explain why those who seem to have it all sometimes feel empty inside, while others who have almost nothing walk around with a constant smile on their faces. There is no logical fo…
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9 Signs You've Become The Jealous Girlfriend Type You Used To Judge

Take a seemingly normal and sane woman and pair her with a player. It's only a matter of time before she becomes a little unhinged. The irony of this is that prior to said unhinging, other females, who sent 17 messages in a row to men they dated, wer…
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How Social Media Has Made Us Obsessed With Making Life Look Perfect

These days, appearances are everything. People are more concerned with proving to the rest of the world that they're having the time of their lives than actually enjoying themselves. The 27 flawless "night out" pictures are more important than the ni…
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Small Boobs Struggles: 10 Things Only People With A-Cups Understand

While every woman should love herself exactly as she is, some of us have more to love than others -- five or six cups more to be precise. You see, for every girl in the world with a great rack, there's another girl out there, for whom the term "cleav…
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