Lauren

About Lauren G.

After graduating from art school Lauren moved abroad to teach English and consequently fell in love with traveling. She currently resides in Spain, teaching part time while working on writing and self-exploration. Lauren lives the paleo lifestyle 90% of the time but has already decided she will try pasta at least once if she makes it to Italy.

5 Reasons Powerful Women Are Unhappy in Relationships

By | 2017-06-21T20:13:31+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Powerful women seem like they have it all; an important career, a great image and the ability to be independent. What more could one want? It’s no surprise that many women aspire to be powerful, as with power comes wonderful things. If a woman is powerful she’s less likely to be taken advantage of. If she has the power she does not have to depend on a man, and this

You’re Ready to Settle Down When You Experience These 9 Things

By | 2017-06-14T20:57:54+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Everyone experiences the urge to settle down at different points in their life. Do you feel you may be ready? While some are ready to settle down soon after high school or college, others may need more time to move around and discover their path in life. Are you one of those people who thought you’d never want to settle down? You may be completely surprised to find that you

5 Signs You Are Living a Wasted Life and How To Fix It

By | 2017-06-08T22:05:54+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you ever feel you're living a wasted life? If you only have one life to live, why not make it the most incredible life possible? Making the most out of life seems like an obvious conclusion, but like many things, it's easier said than done. Great things often come at the risk of negative side effects and sadly many people are turned off by the possibility of having to

How to Increase Serotonin and Dopamine Levels in Your Brain

By | 2017-05-30T16:58:03+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

If you suffer from depression or are just feeling down, here are ways to increase serotonin and dopamine in your brain to make yourself happy again. Often when people are feeling down, they will try to raise their spirits the most convenient way they know how. Sometimes this includes binge-watching TV and eating copious amounts of junk food, and other times it includes mind-altering substances such as alcohol or drugs.

3 Reasons Why Unhappy People Aren’t Always Meant To Be Fixed

By | 2017-06-08T00:34:34+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

When you know and care about unhappy people, it’s your first inclination to do whatever you can to fix them. Believe it or not, unhappy people aren’t always meant to be fixed...by someone else. Much of the time unhappy people need to find their own path out of the darkness and it’s not going to happen until they are one hundred percent ready. If you’re in a situation where you

6 Signs You’re in a Bad Company (Without Even Realizing It)

By | 2017-06-06T14:41:28+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Sometimes we are in a bad company without even realizing it. Being around the wrong people can steal your happiness and hinder your progress. You may find yourself working hard to be a positive and happy person, yet, somehow something keeps dragging you down. Why can’t you seem to get this sense of negativity out of your life? Rather than asking what it could be, it may be time to

6 Uncomfortable Signs You’re in a Relationship with the Right Person

By | 2017-06-05T14:29:55+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

It may sound silly to feel uncomfortable when you know that you have finally found the right person. If you’re in a great relationship, why should you be anything other than happy? The truth is, there are many things that make people a little uneasy which they would never have realized until presently in the situation. Whether it’s your first time feeling truly compatible with someone, or you’re going through

6 Signs That It’s Low Self-Confidence And Not Love

By | 2017-06-03T00:31:02+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Often those with low self-confidence feel more worthy when they have a significant other to tell them they are. Having a person to call your “special someone” is one of the best feelings in the world, but is it so nice because you’re truly in love or because your low self-confidence has just risen a tiny bit? It can be easy to confuse the genuine and authentic happiness brought to

An Ugly Truth of Modern Dating No One Talks Αbout

By | 2017-05-28T17:51:46+00:00 May 28th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

It’s hard to say objectively that modern dating is worse than dating in the past, however, it’s entirely legitimate to say that modern dating is more complicated. I came across a statement in an article I read recently and it really hit home; “The person who cares less has all the power”. This sentence describes something I see in many of my friend’s relationships as well as my own. In

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