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Motivation Monday: Contributing to a good cause

By Sarah Sleem We’re only a few days shy of the last day of October–a big month for causes, especially Breast Cancer Awareness. If you haven’t contributed  to this cause, there’s still time. To motivate you, we’ve rounded up our favorite beauty products that are supporting breast cancer awareness. After all, looking good is feeling […]

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Motivation Monday: End of Summer Bucket List

Motivation Monday: End of Summer Bucket List

Life’s bucket list not working out for you? We don’t blame you. One ticket to Beyoncé’s concert can range anywhere from $100 to more than a thousand dollars. Backpacking across Europe can be pretty pricy unless you’re willing to couch surf and restrain yourself from spending too much on food and clothing. You’d also probably […]

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Motivation Monday: Inspiration from The New Yorker

Motivation Monday: Inspiration from The New Yorker

By Alex Ouyang It’s hard to stay motivated this time of year. The heat makes us drowsier than usual and seeing the herds of tourists in D.C. doesn’t make things any easier. For those of us who are working during the summer, what is there to keep us motivated when everyone else seems to be […]

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Motivation Monday: Mindy-isms

Motivation Monday: Mindy-isms

By Alex Ouyang Earlier this year, Fox announced that The Mindy Project was renewed for a third season. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the sitcom, the series follows the intrepid and fashionable OB/GYN Dr. Mindy Lahiri (Mindy Kaling) as she navigates her personal and professional life in the Big Apple with her […]

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Motivation Monday: Oh, To Be Beautiful

Motivation Monday: Oh, To Be Beautiful

By Alex Ouyang Earlier this year, Aerie, American Eagle’s sister store for intimates and apparel, launched a campaign titled #aerieREAL displaying ads featuring closeup photos of models without retouching them. When the campaign was launched, it caused a huge firestorm across the internet. Many hailed the campaign as a step forward, promoting body confidence in […]

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Motivation Monday: Brace Yourselves, May Has Arrived

Motivation Monday: Brace Yourselves, May Has Arrived

By Alex Ouyang At long last, the idyllic weather depicted by many spring commercials has arrived and the worst of the April showers appear to have receded for the time being. Unfortunately, for many of us, the nice weather is also a harbinger of hay fever. Following a short interlude of bliss in the warm […]

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Motivation Monday: "I don't care if Monday's blue"

Motivation Monday: “I don’t care if Monday’s blue”

By Alex Ouyang Congratulations for making it one-fifth of the way to Friday! Mondays are always source of stress as they have the misfortune of being the first weekday. As our day begins, some of us allow untold horrors to fill our minds and the oft-told mantra is “Just get it over with.” But rather […]

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Motivation Monday: According to Frozen...

Motivation Monday: According to Frozen…

By Alex Ouyang Since its release, Frozen has been considered one of the best Disney animated films since The Lion King and for good reason. The film dispels the fantasy of love at first sight and the “damsel in distress” trope that has plagued many Disney princess movies. But most importantly, it shows that nothing […]

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