All Posts By Danielle Corcione

Rupi Kaur Is Giving A TED Talk This Thursday

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In the poet's recent newsletter, Rupi Kaur made an exciting announcement. She's hosting her first ever TED Talk on Thursday, August 19th. You probably know her from her New York Times bestseller, Milk & Honey, a compilation of poems accompanied by illustrations. You can livestream the event online for free. Tune into TedKC's website at 6:45pm Central ...

Lackluster: The Intersectional Feminist Beauty Account You Should Follow

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Lachrista Greco, founder of Guerrilla Feminism, recently took on a new beauty project called Lackluster. As you'd imagine, running a nonprofit takes a lot of time and energy. That's why she created Lackluster--for those wanting to do something nice for themselves in terms of beauty, wellness, and health. (Activist burn-out is real, folx!) Unlike so many beauty bloggers out there, ...

Grace & Style: A Brief Review

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I finally got around to reading Grace & Style: The Art of Pretending You Have It by YouTuber and comedian, Grace Helbig. For a while, I thought the book was dedicated to the dos and don’ts of clothes and make-up. Fashion/beauty isn’t my go-to beat as a writer, so admittedly, it sat on my bookshelf ...

How To Take Great Poshmark Listing Photos

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Since the summer season approaches, you might be thinking about adding more listings to your Poshmark closet. Have you gotten around to spring cleaning yet? Luckily, I have a few tips for creating attractive photos for your Poshmark listings. Use a high-resolution camera. This could be a recent iPhone model or preferably, a DSLR. Avoid blurry, grainy images ...

Inside My Bathroom Cabinet

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I try to look for writing inspiration anywhere and everywhere. Recently, I decided to dive into my bathroom cabinet and tell a story behind a few items I picked up, to prove to myself I can really write about anything at all. Here's my exercise. Tom's Deodorant: I stopped wearing generic deodorant in college. I learned ...

Bleecker Street’s Hidden Vegan Teasure

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Earlier this month, I visited New York City and had the pleasure of dining at vegan-only restaurants. This story is the second of a three-part series dedicated to my foodie treks. After scavenging for parking around the Washington Square Park area, my friend and I finally gave up finding a metered parking spot and settled on a pay-per-hour garage. ...

4 Simple Everyday Environmental Hacks

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Photo by Eric Vitale Have you ever thought about going green, but wasn't sure how to? You don't need to make major lifestyle changes initially to be more conscious of your carbon footprint. Plus, these tips can help save you money along the way! Don't go out of your way to purchase a reusable water bottle. Instead, buy ...

Coloring Book Meets Postcard

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You've probably about adult coloring books in the past year.  You might have even heard of Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book by Johanna Basford. I recently came across a miniature version of Secret Garden while shopping downtown a few months ago. Instead of a full-length coloring book, Basford created a postcard set with twenty ...