Natasha Artwell

Follow Natasha on Instagram and Twitter: @NatashaArtwell. Based in the UK, Natasha graduated with a degree in Publishing, Journalism and Media, studied Music Journalism in New York and Fashion & Beauty Journalism in London.

Recent Articles

My Dad Invited Me For Dinner To Ask If I’m A Lesbian

He stood up from the table, ready to give me his acceptance speech and pack his suitcase to leave for his vacation to sunny Egypt. ‘‘But, Dad, I’m not a lesbian’’ I explained, making sure I pronounced every letter clearly for clarity and confirmation…
By Natasha Artwell

3 Reasons Why It's Okay That You're Vulnerable When It Comes To Love

Many of the greatest things that happen to us in life are just on the other side of fear. Risk taking, in the most positive sense, can bring us new beginnings, great adventures and provide memories that will last us a few lifetimes over. Actively cho…
By Natasha Artwell

4 Reasons You Should Start Your New Year’s Resolutions Now

The New Year is a glorious time when we have the chance to reflect on the past 12 months and look forward to the endless possibilities and potential in the next 12. We strive for greatness with an unprecedented outlook on the mystery of the unknown t…
By Natasha Artwell

How Online Identities Have Altered Our In-Person Perception Of Ourselves

Our online selves can be created and perfectly crafted exactly how we want them to be seen. We choose our profile pictures; we write our bios. We choose which content to upload and when to upload it. We choose which filter to use, and we can decide i…
By Natasha Artwell

4 Things I Learned In The 4 Years I've Been Single

It is human instinct to love and to want to be loved. A long time ago, I fell in love for the first time in my life; it was incredible. It was euphoric. I felt safe, content and I was in a world of my own where no one and no single thing even mattere…
By Natasha Artwell

Trusting In The Universe: Why I Don’t Believe In Coincidences

Do you ever wonder, what if? I have a friend with whom I traveled at the beginning of the year. When she was younger, she spent a few summers working in Ibiza where she inevitably met a lot of people, some with whom she got close. Others were just pa…
By Natasha Artwell

In Defense Of The Free-Spirited: How The Way Of Life Is Both A Blessing And A Curse

Fly. Spread your wings. Explore the highest heights. Say yes more often than you say no. Live fearlessly and indulge every single opportunity that comes your way. Don’t be afraid to dream big and conquer all of your quests, regardless of what society…
By Natasha Artwell

In A Generation Living Behind The Screen, Mental Connection Does Still Exist

It’s human nature to love, to want somebody to love and to want that somebody to love you back. However, the beauty of that actually happening, in its purest form, can occasionally be a tricky ordeal. Maybe the feelings are not reciprocated or the pe…
By Natasha Artwell

Why It's Up To You To Take Full Control When Opportunity Comes Knocking

‘‘It’s not fair. I am so unlucky. Things like that never happen to me.’’ We have all heard of them — they usually come covered in a blanket of shame and doubt, followed closely by a shadow of negativity. They are more commonly known as ‘‘excuses.’’ I…
By Natasha Artwell

How A Series Of Missed Connections Made My Love Story Perfect Even If It's Over

As I sit here staring at the blank page in front of me, I find myself trying to figure out the best way to capture, digest and present the emotions, ups and downs and tales of, "My Love Story." So I will start where most stories do: the beginning. Th…
By Natasha Artwell

Around The World And Back Again: 5 Life Lessons From My Travels Away From Home

They say the best way to learn about your own country is to leave it. Three friends and I recently returned from a trip around the world that not only taught us about our country, but also supplied us with the most touching and unforgettable experien…
By Natasha Artwell

Drunken Words Are Sober Thoughts: 5 Text Messages You've Sent While Under The Influence

We’ve all done it. Some are hilarious, some get us in trouble and some leave us wanting to run away. In your drunken state, text messages seem like the best, most justified idea. The next day, however, once you’re in a more sober and socially aware s…
By Natasha Artwell

Put A Middle Finger Up To Society: 6 Ways To Cultivate And Flourish In Your Dreams

Sometimes in life, it is completely, utterly and absolutely necessary to put up your middle finger to society and the system to which we've become so accustomed. Life is a gift and it’s our responsibility to make it count – even if that means going a…
By Natasha Artwell

How One Conversation Can Completely Change The Way You See A Person

We locked eyes and it hit me. Out of nowhere, this overwhelming sensation took control of me and my mind was transported to new heights. I had no idea what "it" was at first, but there I was, sitting opposite him and it felt like he could see directl…
By Natasha Artwell

Is It 'Who' You Know, Or 'What' You Know That Really Matters?

For professional success, is it your experience and ability, or your contacts and popularity that matter? Is it your knowledge and determination, or your Twitter followers and reputation? Or, for Generation-Y, are all of these factors of equal signif…
By Natasha Artwell