16 Self-Care Tips For A Mental & Physical Break


If I had to describe this year in one word it would be exhausting. Since making the decision late last year to start creating new content on Suite 3869, getting an internship with Live Civil, taking on more responsibility at my full-time job, and still sticking it out with my part-time job, I started to feel a bit of anxiety and pressure to excel in all that I had going on. However, what I failed to realize was in order to exceed any of the expectations I had for myself, I needed to be sure I was taking care of my mental and physical health and I wasn’t doing that.

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas Under $50


The month of June is in full swing and Father’s Day is just around the corner, so I think we can both agree that it’s time to start thinking about what to get Dad for his special day!

Now, Father’s Day is this coming Sunday, June 19, so we don’t have much time to decide on a gift. That’s why I have put together a list of Father’s Day gift ideas under $50!

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas Under $50


Mother’s Day will be here soon and I’m preeeetty sure you’re in the midst of trying to decide what to get mom for her special day. If your mom is anything like mine, then your decision will not come easy, or cheap. Okay, just kidding.

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Why You Should Take A Social Media Hiatus


Sometimes we love it, sometimes we hate it, and we can all agree that it can be extremely addictive. You guessed it, I’m talking about social media.

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Mikaila Ulmer of ‘BeeSweet Lemonade’


Who says kids can’t be an inspiration to adults?

One of the great things about social media is the access you gain to what’s going on in the world. You’re not just in the know with things happening on a local scale anymore, but rather internationally. Stories, photos, and videos are shared all across the world of some of the most inspiring events and happenings.

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Why I Decided To Get A Passport & Where I Plan To Visit


“… It wasn’t often that I was able to travel outside of Virginia, but now I’m in a much better position to do that and I see no better opportunity to do so than now.”

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Why I Am So In Love With The “New Year, New Me” Revamp


If you are an active social media participant, then you are no stranger to reading about the positive changes your peers vow to make as the new year approaches. This often includes changes in attitude, finances, direction, and even social circles. Everyone is looking for that shift in focus.

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