Raven is a native Floridian who currently resides in New York City. Her work has been seen on Brit + Co, Taste The Style, and The Everygirl. She loves a good cookie and a good book, but is horrible at writing short bios.

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How To Follow Your Intuition

When you're dealing with an issue, you probably handle it in one of two ways: you ask everyone and their mom for their advice on the matter, or you listen to your intuition before you make a decision. I, for one, usually choose the former option. The…

Interesting Things Men Often Lie About

Like most women in a LTR, I can usually tell when my boyfriend lies. His nostrils will nervously dance, his pupils will enlarge, and — key giveaway — he'll laugh out loud. At this point, my boyfriend, like most men, believes he's gotten away with it.…

9 Signs Your Mom Is Too Controlling

Even though most of us would love to have a healthy relationship with our parents, that just isn't always the case. Just because someone is your parent doesn't necessarily mean your relationship with them will be perfect. If you feel tension because …

John Frieda & Tinashe Are Collaborating

If there's one thing platinum-selling, singer-songwriter Tinashe understands, it's the emotional connection a woman has with her hair. So when hair experts (and all-time favorite beauty brand) John Frieda decided to partner with this contemporary R&B…

Daily Habits That Are Making You Feel Stuck

Have you ever had those moments when you feel trapped? You can't seem to get out of your head and you don't know what to do. Well, your daily habits could be making you feel stuck without you even realizing it. From the moment you wake up to the time…

9 Hygiene Mistakes You Might Be Making In Bed

Whether you're in a LTR or you opt for casual flings, most adults engage in sexual activities. And because we are all adults here, it's important to know that you're probably making a few hygienic mistakes when you do the dirty deed. It can happen wi…

9 Subtle Signs Your Metabolism Is Slowing Down

Being in my late twenties has some advantages: I'm completely comfortable with staying in on a Friday night, and I can still consume a few glasses of wine without feeling like a truck had hit me the following day. However, my age comes with a few com…

Surprising Habits Morning People Have In Common

Just like our current catastrophic political system, there seems to be a divide amongst people who are either early risers or night owls. For instance, morning people prefer to wake up with the sun to jumpstart their day and night owls desire to stay…

9 Signs You Have a Toxic Partner

Since I was young, I truly believed I was destined to find someone whom I could share my life's passions with — my soulmate, if you will. I never imagined myself with a toxic partner, and yet, the situation happened to me more than once. From a high …

9 Signs Your Serotonin Levels Are Too Low

In a time where life seems to be in the fast lane, it probably seems normal to feel lethargic and on edge due to your busy schedule. However, having symptoms of restlessness, and craving sweets and carbs more than usual could be a result that your se…

Bedtime Rituals That Significantly Reduce Anxiety

It's 9 p.m. and you've just finished taking a shower. You put your pajamas on and climb into bed in hopes that your night slumber is just a few moments away. Alas, your hopes turn into fears and your anxiety visits for a "nightcap." Finding ways to r…

9 Ways You Should Try Bonding With Your Partner

Before the time of swiping right to find a mate or stalking social media accounts to find common interests before a big date, people actually used to bond by — wait for it — getting to know one another. Nowadays, it seems like old fashioned bonding m…

7 Surprising Things People Are Judgmental About

Meeting someone for the first time can be a nerve-racking experience. You try to find similar interests and hope they're just as weird as you. But within the first few minutes of meeting someone, they're probably judging you to see if they like you. …

9 Things To Avoid Doing During Intimacy

When you're in the heat of the moment with your SO, there are certain things you should never do while you're being intimate. Through trial and error (and a lot of communication), you and your partner should learn how to satisfy each other's needs an…

How To Know If You’re An Overly Critical Person

If you're like everybody else in the world, you probably hope to always be the best version of yourself. You most likely want to make the right decisions and feel confident doing so. However, with those aspirations sometimes come with a side order of…

Subtle Signs Your Partner's Not A Team Player

Being in a relationship usually means you and your partner are a team. While you both may argue every now and then, you probably know how to kiss and make up, too. However, your partner may show subtle signs of not being a team player without you rea…

Zendaya Thinks You Should Wear Whatever You Want

For Zendaya, having her new clothing line Daya by Zendaya be inclusive was vital. The singer and actress wanted everyone and their mom (literally) to be able to buy and enjoy the pieces. "Sizing is a huge thing that has to happen because I want my mo…

9 Signs You Have A Low Sense Of Self-Worth

When you feel down and out of sync with your thoughts, you probably show signs that you have a low sense of self-worth without even realizing it. You may second-guess yourself when someone questions you or try to fit into a mold that someone else wan…

Where To Buy The Pink 'Madam President' Shirt

If there's one day to let your voice be heard, especially as a woman, it's today. Hillary Clinton — or Madam President as I like to call her — is the Democratic nominee and I can't get enough of her. From her famous two-piece pantsuits to her stance …

The Best Hillary Pins From Today's Voters

With the Election Day in full force, voters are lining up to cast their votes for what is probably the most important election in their lifetime. So to celebrate this momentous moment, voters across the country are showing their #ImWithHer pride by w…