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It’s Not Wrong to Want to Be in a Relationship

By | Being Single | No Comments
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I want to get something off my chest right away:
 

It’s not wrong to want to be in a relationship. 

 
Ah. That feels better already.
 

I know a lot of single women. And that’s to be expected. I’m in my late twenties, and the average age for marriage is crawling closer and closer to that 30 year mark. So to me, it’s pretty standard – even healthy – that a solid amount of my network is not in a relationship. However, I’m noticing more and more each month that my amazing, fabulous, independent, rockstar girls feel that it’s TOTALLY wrong to *want* to be paired off. Read More

30 Lessons I Learned Before I Turned 30

By | Self Love & Empowerment | No Comments

 
 

I turned 30 this summer.

Yes, a few belated happy birthdays would be lovely to hear, but this really isn’t about THAT (wink). This is about all of the 30 lessons I’ve learned leading up to this 30th birthday.

Because the reality was, I dreaded my 30th birthday.

 I totally expected it to be terrible. That’s what everyone says, right? I feared the worst. But before my 30th birthday arrived, I started talking to people about their experiences turning 30. And what I found was fascinating. Read More

Dear Blush: Should I Move On?

By | Breakups | No Comments
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Dear Blush,

My boyfriend broke up with me a day before our six month anniversary. He said he wanted to break up early but since I was suffering he felt bad and stayed. He lost his feelings for me already for a couple of weeks. We always told each other forever and always and then he said there was no forever and always. He asked people in our school if we should break up. He even told me it would be nice if I lost some pounds. I can’t stop crying it hurts so much. What am I supposed to do? Read More

How To Know if You’re Having a Quarter Life Crisis

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Adulting is hard. So is having a quarter life crisis.

 
We all know this. We graduate from college, our formula for success ends, and we have to scramble to figure it out for ourselves. Within a few weeks we’re expected to know how to cook, pay bills, get up early every morning, hold ourselves accountable, exercise, hold down a job, save money, and maintain healthy social relations. Read More

Tips on How to Feel Grateful

By | Self Improvement | No Comments
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Knowing how to feel grateful is one of the key elements to happiness.

 

But feeling grateful can be an enlightening, but also challenging process. It’s not easy to acknowledge the things that don’t get done or the prayers that seem to go unanswered. Add to that the myriad of status updates, photo collages, and other news posted on social media by family and friends every day, and anyone can find themselves feeling a bit discouraged with where they are,  or deflated about where they’re headed. Read More

An Open Letter From Introverts

By | Personality | 149 Comments
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Hi, it’s us, Introverts.

 

We just wanted to write a quick note to everyone to clear the air. We know that we can be hard to read, a little closed off, and even irritable sometimes, but we do love you. To help you deal with us, we have put together a list of things you should know about Introverts!

1. Weekdays Are Me Days.

“Errr…Book Club is on Mondays? Um. Ok I can’t make it. Ever. Why? Because it’s on Monday.”

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We swear it’s not because we don’t like you. And it’s also not just because we want to catch up on True Detective (nightmares for days). The reality is, we don’t want to have to be “on” for three more hours. Socializing is for the weekends and the occasional Thursday (or every Thursday if you’re in college). We’re up for it then. We’re not up for it on Mondays. Of course we bend the rules for breakups, important meetings, or special occasions. So basically, if it’s not your birthday, it can wait ’til Friday. Read More

Setting Boundaries Does Not Mean You’re a Bitch

By | Feminism | One Comment
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Hey Blush Girls!

There has been a lot of talk recently on Blush about setting appropriate boundaries—specifically with guys (…and also with trolls. And guys who act like trolls). We stray away from drawing a line or being honest during interactions, because, well, we HATE hurting other people’s feelings. Even if he is a troll (kidding) (not) (maybe). It’s just not our style. Plus we don’t want to be that girl. The bitch girl. She’s awful…and we would never want to be her. Read More

How to Conquer Your Quarter Life Crisis in Nine Steps

By | Quarter Life Crisis | One Comment

 
 

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So, you’re stuck in your Quarter Life Crisis.

 

It’s a bummer time, isn’t it? You feel like all of your accomplishments were for nothing, or anything you try is never really good enough. You’re swamped in a world of everyone else pushing forward, while you seemingly take two steps back. We know, because we’ve been there. Which means, we know how to get out of it. Phew! So take a deep breath, and know that today is the day you will begin your journey of conquering your Quarter Life Crisis.

May the Blush be with you.

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6 Physical Features You Should Love

By | Health & Body Image | No Comments

 

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Having a healthy body image isn’t easy for us girls.

No matter what we do, we are submerged with the concept of having the flawless figure. But Blush says, to hell with that! Let’s embrace who we are and how we look right now. To get started, here are five physical features that we think you should adore. You’re hot, and you don’t even know it!
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