Trying Grandma’s Beauty Tricks

Bella Breakdown Our grandmothers could very well think we are the generation that knows it all. We have all of this technology, and information in the palm of our hands. But, Grandma knows she’s got some long lasting tricks up her sleeve that she is more than likely to pass down to us. A lot of our grandmothers were probably born between the 1930s and 50s. They grew up in a totally different era. Some of your grandmothers may have been immigrants from other countries, like mine, and have brought with them some of their own interesting beauty regimens....

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Beating Procrastination

Bella Breakdown I have been a terrible procrastinator for most of my life. I was always down to the wire with school projects, deadlines, and just any sort of chore in general. I can’t tell you how quickly I can make a house look somewhat presentable before guests arrive. My procrastinating ways have caught up with me more than once though. When you put something off long enough, it’s easy to forget it’s even there. Where I once used to be rewarded for my bad procrastinating behavior, which made me overly confident, I now find I suffer the consequences...

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Things In Your Bathroom You Need to Throw Out

Bella Breakdown Much like the items in your refrigerator, the items you keep in your bathroom also have expiration dates. We don’t think about replacing toiletries and makeup as often as we should, and we could be putting ourselves in harm’s way for bacteria. I cringe thinking about certain makeup products I’ve had for longer than I would like to admit. Here are some products you have in your bathroom that you should put an expiration date on. 1. Your Toothbrush Replace your toothbrush every three months. 2. Your Hairbrush Replace your hairbrush every year. 3. Loofah Replace your...

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Millennials and Travel Go Hand-In-Hand

Bella Breakdown The Millennial generation definitely has the travel bug and it just will not quit! Therefore, they seem to be quitting their jobs instead. Now, I’m not sure if traveling is for the sake of looking a certain way on social media, or if we as a generation refuse to be stuck the confines of a 9 to 5, but either way we tend to opt for equal parts work and life. Millennials are ditching the idea that we have to work until we die. Sure, we know we need to work, but in the meantime we’d like...

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How Do You Unpack Your Emotional Baggage? Experts Weigh In…

We as human beings, having had grown up, gone through rejection, gone through heartbreak, suffered severely traumatic experiences can’t help but procure some emotional baggage. It’s just part of life. We then bring that baggage into new situations and experiences (particularly relationships) where we can’t help but be triggered by behaviors or actions committed by our partners. First and foremost it’s important to acknowledge your baggage, and be upfront about why things make you feel the way they do. It’s also important to know how to “unpack” it, as suggested by psychologist Dr. Sue Varma and psychotherapist Kelley Kitley...

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