Samantha Brodsky


I'm a soon-to-be graduate from Ithaca College with a B.A. in Writing and a concentration in feature writing. I'm a writer/editor who has a passion for the magazine industry, health and wellness (but also too many cups of coffee). I never go anywhere without my favorite ring, and if you can't find me, I'm probably taking pictures of my cat.

Having Great Sex Isn't The Most Important Part Of Your Relationship

By Samantha Brodsky
This generation is weird. I mean, we're driven: We know what we want. But at the same time, we don't. In a relationship, dating but not serious, in love but single, just hooking up but could be more... it's complicated. But whether you're taken, on…

How To Turn Your Broken Heart Into Art, The Carrie Fisher Way

By Samantha Brodsky
When Meryl Streep took the stage at the Golden Globes last night, we all knew she'd say something great (I mean, come on, it's Meryl). From her role in the musically charged “Mamma Mia!” (2008) to every editor's guilty pleasure, “The Devil Wears…

5 Mind Tricks To Help You Fall Asleep When You Can't Stop Tossing And Turning

By Samantha Brodsky
You're finally ready to go to sleep after a long day, but once your head hits the pillow, your mind becomes wired. Your unruly thoughts make every position unbearably uncomfortable, so you spend hours tossing and turning. You think. A lot. It's too…

6 Reasons Why A Runner's High Is The Only High You'll Ever Need

By Samantha Brodsky
There's no doubt that exercise is good for the body and mind. Even when you'd rather be curled up watching Netflix with a glass (or three) of wine, you know a workout — whenever you get to it — will be good for you. I've always been active. When I…

If Your Relationship Reads Like A Nicholas Sparks Novel, It’ll Probably Fail

By Samantha Brodsky
Remember the scene from "The Notebook" where it's raining (of course), and Allie and Noah share the romantic kiss they were always fated to have, reaffirming their love after so long. There's no denying how dramatic it is, yet we eat it right…