Cecily Trowbridge
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Cecily (@WellHelloCecily) is a writer who has been published on multiple publications covering lifestyle, health and entertainment. She lives in San Diego, where she struggles with both brevity and wanderlust.

How Day Drinking Changes As You Get Older

One of the sad truths about adulthood is that simple tasks suddenly become harder the older you get — your ability to day drink as a full-fledged grownup is way less adept than when you were a young, care-free 20-something. That's because as we get…
By Cecily Trowbridge

Can You Solve This Math Problem For Third Graders?

Things that are generally unpleasant include the absence of your favorite pastry from the coffee shop, getting up out of bed in the morning, and doing math (ever). When this impossible math problem for Vietnamese third graders made its way onto the…
By Cecily Trowbridge

A School Dress Code Is Ruining This Pool Party

Thanks in part to the wonder of the Internet, I'd thought we'd come close to seeing all the dress code debacles that could possibly rear their patriarchal little heads. I stand corrected. This is a wild one. An Indianapolis school is mandating that…
By Cecily Trowbridge

How To Celebrate Memorial Day Solo

Though holidays are more traditionally spent getting wild and reckless with a few good friends, spending Memorial Day alone isn't unheard of. Perhaps you have far too much on your plate at the moment and are more in favor of taking the three-day…
By Cecily Trowbridge

Bad With Names? It's Not Your Fault

We know now a number of scientific reasons it's so hard to remember names, and you can rest easily in knowing that whatever side of the name-forgetting spectrum you fall on, it's probably not your fault. Brains are powerful yet selective creatures,…
By Cecily Trowbridge

The Best Airbnb Rentals For Memorial Day

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This Is The Scientific Formula For Happiness

The world at large has deliberated over whether or not there's one distinct key to happiness, available to any and all who either grasp it or achieve it, for millennia. Now, researchers are finding that true happiness is actually based on our…
By Cecily Trowbridge

Which Alcohol Goes Best With Your Taco Bell Order?

By now, you've probably heard the semi-miraculous news that certain Taco Bell restaurants may serve alcohol, and now the single most pressing question you have on the brain is this: which alcohol goes best with your Taco Bell order? What in the…
By Cecily Trowbridge

Order Food Straight From Your Google Results

Food delivery options are up there on my list of favorite things in the universe and thus, the fact that Google food delivery is now an option is inciting a small party in my head; little orange chickens are dancing, yellow curry is the DJ and…
By Cecily Trowbridge

Do You Have The Drama Queen Gene?

We all know those people who take things a little too far. Now we know why. Turns out there's a gene for drama that encourages enhanced reactions in those who possess it. So next time your Aunt Sam has one of her infamous freak-outs at a family…
By Cecily Trowbridge

All Millennials Need This Alarm Clock

Those who have issues with a "normal" sleep schedule understand just what it's like to wake up to an alarm in the morning that might as well be a lullaby. The snooze button is your best friend and you two have at least six rendezvous before you…
By Cecily Trowbridge

11 Things You Didn't Know About Tequila

Nectar of the gods, fruit of the earth, wind beneath my wings — tequila, you beautiful creation. We all know and love the infamous liquid, built on ridiculous behavior and insane half-memories. Its uncanny ability to draw out the freak in 90 percent…
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Why Traveling With Your Partner Is A Test You Need

There's so much talk about "relationship goals" lately. Sickeningly sweet images of hands held, cheeks kissed and crowbarred-in backgrounds of romantic locales are spreading across our social media like wildfire. It's an epidemic, to be sure. But…
By Cecily Trowbridge

7 Words That Don't Exist But Need To

If you've been waiting patiently for your daily dose of beautiful, The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows is going to do the trick for you. The site is a collection of made-up words that perfectly describe some of the most profound feelings human beings…
By Cecily Trowbridge

5 Ways To Have A Blast At Prom By Yourself

It's that season again. Whether it's your first time going to the prom or you're a fluffy dress aficionado by this point, it’s possible you’re toying with the idea of going to prom alone. There is no shortage of reasons why this is an amazing idea.…
By Cecily Trowbridge

These Wet Dog Photos Will Make Your Day

It's no news that furry friends of the canine variety have our hearts wrapped around their cuddly little paws. Inspired by the personality change the photographer saw in her own dogs when wet in the bath versus dry, Serena Hodson's dry Dog Wet Dog…
By Cecily Trowbridge

Elders Use Snapchat For The First Time

Introducing tech to your grandparents is always somewhat comical but what's even more grand is sitting back and watching them play with it, learn the ropes, and (eventually) grasp the debaucherous intentions afoot. Such is the case in the YouTube…
By Cecily Trowbridge

This Could Be The Cure For Your Fear Of Flying

Many of us have experienced the crippling panic and fear that flying sometimes induces, but British Airways is suggesting a new sustainable, solid cure for this anxiety with its new in-flight mindfulness program. Contrary to more hardcore coping…
By Cecily Trowbridge

It's Time To Start Planning Memorial Day Weekend

As far as ushering in the start of summer goes, Memorial Day activities can't be beat. Similar to most holidays originally intended to commemorate or celebrate, Memorial Day has become a time to barbecue, drink in excess, and partake of the very…
By Cecily Trowbridge

Ever Wondered Why We Love Our Dogs?

If you've had one, you know it's possible for you to love your dog like a child. You build your schedule around them, always ensuring that their needs are fulfilled before you acknowledge your own, facilitate puppy play dates, keep the right amount…
By Cecily Trowbridge