Get Over Your Damn Self: Harnessing Your Inner Fire to Succeed

I find my value in involvement and success. I was that person in high school. President of the Model United Nations organization, captain of both the girls’ field hockey and track teams, editor of our school newspaper, board member of a non-profit organization, and salutatorian of our graduating class. At Boston College, I was the … Continue reading Get Over Your Damn Self: Harnessing Your Inner Fire to Succeed

Nadia’s Initiative: A Nobel Peace Prize Laureate’s Fight to End Human Trafficking

I had the ultimate privilege of speaking with Olivia Wells about her experience with Nadia's Initiative. Nadia Murad is the co-recipient of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, and an ardent advocate for survivors of genocide and sexual violence. In line with this vision, Nadia's Initiative is dedicated to rebuilding communities in crisis, and strives for … Continue reading Nadia’s Initiative: A Nobel Peace Prize Laureate’s Fight to End Human Trafficking

The Hot Young Widows Club: Living Alongside the Melody

I dreamt of my late grandfather last night. We were on a tube, floating serenely down a river together. P.S. do you ever have a dream and then think to yourself, how on earth is my mind contriving these thoughts? The other evening, I was skiing down mountains of ice-cream. Anyways, in this particular dream, … Continue reading The Hot Young Widows Club: Living Alongside the Melody

Tips with Toni: Roadmap to a Healthier Life

Miss Independent: How did you initially develop an interest in Nutrition? Toni: I come from a Greek and Italian background so culturally food was always around me. Although I was very active, I was overweight as a child, in my teens, and even in my college years where I chose to study nutrition and dietetics … Continue reading Tips with Toni: Roadmap to a Healthier Life