Samantha Nelson

5 Ways Every Girl Can Feel Beautiful Whenever She Wants

By Samantha Nelson
Now that spring has sprung, it’s time to wake up, smell the flowers and feel good about ourselves. Winter glum is a force that plagues far too many and regaining self-esteem, along with a fresh, positive attitude, can require quite the concerted…

The 5 Inevitable Things That Happen After You Get Engaged

By Samantha Nelson
Ah, engagement. First comes a romantic proposal, then comes the Facebook status update that ultimately gets liked by just about everyone on your friends list, including your weird aunt who sends you a million Bejeweled Blitz game requests. Then you…

Why You Should Never Be Intimidated In The Gym

By Samantha Nelson
Every January, like clockwork, a whole new group of fitness hopefuls overcrowd your local gym for the sake of some disingenuous New Year’s resolution. As a former gym employee, I saw this mass migration annually. People from all walks of life would…

Why Sleeping Around Shouldn't Be A Way To 'Find Yourself'

By Samantha Nelson
Throughout my adult life, I’ve never been the girl with the great hookup stories. You know, the kind your girlfriends gush to you about over brunch that bring you to laughter with each deliciously scandalous sentence. These stories lead to the most…

Why I Will Never Regret My College Degree

By Samantha Nelson
Is a college degree really worth it? I hear this question daily from countless sources, such as the media, which has a nasty habit of using the almighty Mark Zuckerberg as the poster child for why you shouldn't go to college. While people do have a…

The Best Years Of Your Life Don't Come To An End

By Samantha Nelson
Us young people are often told by our elders to cherish our youth and the “good times” that come along with it. We are told to be grateful for, and to savor, each passing moment. Why is this? According to our elders, who experienced those good times…