Veronica Bocian

Bio

A graduate of West Chester University with a degree in Communication & Media Studies. A believer in working hard, never giving up on your day dream, having faith that all experiences will make you better, and loving your grandparents.

We All Want What We Don't Have: 8 Secrets To Staying Grateful

By Veronica Bocian
Have you ever taken inventory on the people in your life? I know that sounds a little hollow, but what I mean is, have you ever taken a step back and tried to find a pattern, or a common thread, in the people you surround yourself with? They say we…

How You're Mistaking Your Toxic Relationship For One Fueled By Passion

By Veronica Bocian
This morning, after a smiley barista handed me my steaming cup of tea, I smiled at the thought of using a coffee sleeve to protect my hands. We do so much to safeguard our bodies, including sunscreen, helmets, seat belts and checkups. I wouldn't be…

Form An Opinion: 10 Policies To Care About Now And During Elections

By Veronica Bocian
There’s an arguably large amount of people outside of the Millennial generation with the strong impression that we’re all just a bunch of entitled narcissists. Maybe that’s true, or maybe it goes without saying that every generation will ultimately…

The Aching Phase Every 20-Something Will Bounce Back From

By Veronica Bocian
Just about everyone who’s been through it will tell you that on the carousel of life, your 20s will be the bumpiest, most painful and endlessly uncomfortable loops we will face. A girlfriend of mine once described self-discovery to me as, “Embedded…

YOLO: 6 Reasons To Live By The Motto And Seize The Day

By Veronica Bocian
My Gram uses the quote “Seize the day!” whenever I come to her for advice. Maybe because I’ve grown up hearing it, I never actually understood the substantial notion behind the phrase. Seize the day; the translation of the Latin saying, “carpe…

She's Still Sensitive: What The Confident Girl Really Wants You To Know

By Veronica Bocian
I was born with an inherent sense of confidence; it’s just in my blood. I’ve always had this pretty solid sense of who I am and the ideals I stand for. This isn't to say I didn’t go through the awkward middle school stage of trying on all different…

9 Reasons Your Girlfriends Are The Most Important People In Your Life

By Veronica Bocian
Growing up, my mom always seemed to have an endless supply of girlfriends. It seemed as if wherever she went and whatever she did, she would walk away with a new friend. And not just a “fast friend” or someone she would ultimately lose touch with.…

Why The Small Town Life Is The Only One I'd Choose In This Big World

By Veronica Bocian
Disclaimer: I am EXTREMELY biased in defending small towns, and you are, too, if you can finish the lyric, “I got a BBQ stain on my ______.” Having graduated from high school with about 125 kids, I am well aware of the everyday complaints small…

No Stress: 18 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Work Day

By Veronica Bocian
After the honeymoon phase of your fresh-out-of-college nine-to-five has ended, it can be tempting to fall into bitter adulthood. But, we’re Generation-Y, and we’re better than that. We’re innovative, naïve and pioneers of the new. We have new ways…

10 Ways To Calm Your Nerves When You're Sweatin' The Small Stuff

By Veronica Bocian
Even the most Positive Pollys among us are guilty of getting wrapped up in the dangerous cycle of worrying about the little things. It happens to the best of us; it's inevitable. I bet you even Lauren Conrad has a bad hair day from time to time.…

20 Ways You Should Love Yourself Before You Love Another

By Veronica Bocian
When I was 12 years old, I remember watching my Gram get ready for a night out with my Granddad. Curled up on her bed, I watched her walk barefoot from one room to the other. She curled her hair, thickened her eyeliner, made herself a dirty martini…

Sista, Sista: 15 Things All Female Roommates Know Are Absolute Facts

By Veronica Bocian
There are a lot of very impracticable things about Monica and Rachel’s NYC apartment. For example, how they are able to afford so much space (with a balcony!!!), given their somewhat ordinary circumstances? "Friends" fanatics around the world don’t…