Sierra Paige Dennis

Sierra Paige is a contributing writer based out of Dallas, TX. Sierra is a 23 year old Senior at the University of North Texas, and is a lover of all things eccentric. When she is not busy freelancing, she garage sells with her grandmother's, focuses on her major's in Non-Profit Management and Sociology, and collects vintage vinyl's for the hell of it. She is currently publishing her first book, and plans on moving up to New York City very soon. To keep up with Sierra you can view more of her writings on DayswithSierraPaige.com or follow her crazy little life on Instagreezy @Sierrapaigee.

Why You're The One To Blame For Your Trust Issues And How To Fix It

BySierra Paige Dennis
Trust is a five-letter word that means everything. It takes years to build, and seconds to destroy. In our generation, trust is something that seems to be diminishing with time. We have trust issues due to past relationships or friendships that…

Mom Knows Best: 4 Times Your Mother Was And Still Is Always Right

BySierra Paige Dennis
I hate to even admit it, but my mom is usually right. From the time I was a young child to the present, my mom has been correct on most occasions. There have been plenty of fights, tears and laughter in our relationship. However, the one thing she…

5 Places, 4 People And 3 Things That Make Dallas A Texas Treasure

BySierra Paige Dennis
Look, we Texans know that when you think of Texas, cows and farmland come to mind. But, Dallas has way more to offer than cattle and horses. The city of Dallas has grown massively over the past decade; our skyline was named “Most Beautiful Skyline”…

Is This Real Life? 7 Common Thoughts About Finding Someone Special

BySierra Paige Dennis
In a world where breakups are more frequent than successful love stories and people in the limelight switch partners like shoes, it’s hard to tell when someone is a good fit for you. Add in the fact that dating seems impossible for someone like me,…

4 Reasons Why Not Having It All Figured Out Doesn't Make You A F*ckup

BySierra Paige Dennis
I’m not sure where I want to go in life, and I’ve concluded it’s okay. When I was a little girl, I always swore that by the time I was 23, I would be a successful individual with a huge bank account and a lavish life, but the reality is, that's not…

12 Lies We Rationalize After Being Hot Messes On The Weekend

BySierra Paige Dennis
Every Monday, you probably spend your morning commute reminiscing about the weekend you just had. More often than not, you can’t help but simultaneously cringe and laugh. For most 20-somethings, if you work hard, you probably play way harder, so an…

9 Basic Reasons Why Girls Still Won’t Approach A Guy First

BySierra Paige Dennis
Chivalry: Is it dead or nah? That is the question. In a generation in which women gladly take on the roles of being the moneymakers and don’t mind letting the man cook, you would think we wouldn’t be afraid to approach a man first — and some…

It's The Thought That Counts: 14 Gifts That Won't…

BySierra Paige Dennis
No matter what is happening in life, the holiday season manages to bring out the best in people. When we were younger, Christmas seemed to be all about presents and a hefty man climbing down the chimney to eat cookies we baked, but as we get older,…

4 Stages Of Finals Week, Broken Down By A Distressed College Student

BySierra Paige Dennis
I’m not sure what’s worse: doing school work over the course of 12 weeks or cramming for one test that can determine your whole grade at the end of the semester. Regardless of whether you are in your first round of finals as a freshman or you’re…

Bah, Humbug!: 6 Reasons The Holidays Get Worse As You Get Older

BySierra Paige Dennis
“Oh my goshhhh, you look 10 pounds bigger, you must be eating great while in school!” Well thanks, Nana! Happy holidays to you, too. Remember when you were younger and the holidays were the absolute best part of the year? You were able to leave…

4 Reminders For The Successful 20-Something Woman Looking For Love

BySierra Paige Dennis
As if a long day at the office on a fall night didn't make feel old enough, calling my best friend out for wine and a turkey burger did the trick. While talking about life issues and world events, something about our conversation stuck out. We had…

5 Reasons Why Going Back To Toxic Relationships Is Never Worth It

BySierra Paige Dennis
He cheated again. I just don’t know what to do anymore. 'Of course, he cheated again,' you’re thinking in your head. But, you can’t tell your best friend that so you keep being the person she goes to when her boyfriend messes up, time after…

10, 15 Or 20 Lbs: It Won't Matter If You Lose Weight If You Don't Love Yourself

BySierra Paige Dennis
Since I was a little girl, I was always the tallest or bigger one out of my friends. That and other underlying issues didn't make for the most secure childhood, and that grew into being an overly insecure adolescent. Of course, over the years, I…

I Don't: 10 Thoughts A Single Person Has Watching Everyone Get Married

BySierra Paige Dennis
OMG, look! Another engagement on Facebook? That’s so sweet! Not. When everyone around you is getting married, and your only issue is deciding what kind of cookie to get from Subway, it’s kind of tough not to wonder whether you will ever find your…

A Work Of Art: 5 Reasons Why People With Tattoos Are Awesome

BySierra Paige Dennis
“I love your tattoo! What does it mean?” is probably a question I get several times a week about many of my wonderful markings. I began my tattoo journey at the tender age of 15. Of course, when my parents found out about my pride and joy, I was,…

#SoCold: 10 Struggles Every Emotionally Unavailable Woman Goes Through

BySierra Paige Dennis
So you’re a woman, and you've been told one too many times to stop thinking like a man or to be more submissive, huh? Join the club. In my opinion, as a woman, it is important to establish your role in the world. Maybe you want to be a nurse, or the…

4 Positive Ways To Transform Your Past Mistakes Into Your Present Motivation

BySierra Paige Dennis
There’s nothing more scarily satisfying than driving by an old road, or seeing an old photo that reminds you of that one bad moment in your past you had to overcome. For me, a song, an old letter or maybe even a picture sparks some recollection of…

Tis The Season: 7 Ways To Make Sure Your Cuffing Season Is A Successful One

BySierra Paige Dennis
Alright, players, start your lineup. The winter is coming, and cuffing season is upon us. What is cuffing season, you ask? Around the fall/winter season, after all the summer fun has been had, we transition into what is known as the season of…

Confessions Of A Former Fat Girl: 6 Things I Learned After Losing Over 100 Pounds

BySierra Paige Dennis
It's safe to say that if you have ever been really fat, losing weight is your only desire in life. There's not much else on your mind except getting skinny. For years, I never thought I'd be anything but the pretty, big girl. People used to tell me,…