Where I Stand With Foursquare

Remember those friendships you had in high school that were constantly filled with drama and stressful falling outs and reunions? Well, Foursquare and I have been dancing that dance for the better part of two years now, and I am finally taking a step back and making a decision on

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The Power of Being Infamous

Defined, being “infamous” is not a good thing at first glance. Being infamous means that you have an extremely bad reputation, making it a goal for many people to not be infamous. Well, I don’t like to think that way. More to the point, I choose not to make my

What Will We Love About the 2000’s?

I’ve been thinking a lot about the 90’s lately. I’ve been watching Boy Meets World and Dawson’s Creek daily (don’t judge me), and my current music obsessions revolve around a 90’s playlist I made on Spotify. Shamelessly. This sudden nostalgia isn’t all that mysterious. Everyone from sociology experts to Buzzfeed saw this retro

How to Get Better at Thinking on Your Feet

In the world of public relations and online community building, your weapon of choice is strategy. You take time to think through your given strategy by setting out clear objectives, goals, and tactics. Time is your friend, and most of us in this profession revel in staying up late to

Why Our Generation is Depressed

There are three main things that affect our emotions: Environment is a big one, since our moods directly correspond with where we are at and our basic sensory concepts. Events obviously have a lot to do with our mental states, as they typically reflect how we react and interact with

Control Your Doubt

One year ago, I thought I had my entire life mapped out ahead of me. I had just landed my first professional job, more than a month before graduation. I had conquered my last semester of college with high marks. Life was good, and it only seemed downhill from there.

Why Hollywood Needs to Stop Making These Movies

You’ve probably noticed a recent trend in recent years when it comes to Hollywood’s big “gambles.” It’s hard to pinpoint the originator of the films I’m getting at, so let’s start somewhere meager: Alice in Wonderland (2010). This movie cost $200 million to make and grossed over $330 million, which