I've been debating on whether or not to share this post for the past couple of weeks. First off, that I have seen first-hand the mental health issues and side effects social media can create in the real world. I've been lucky to have never experienced cyber-bullying or any other extreme side effects from social … Continue reading why i deleted instagram off my phone for a week
Life update: I’ve spent 25 days out of the past 30 days wrangling wild animals that bite for 7 hours straight. In other words, I was a camp counselor all of June 🙂 This involved lots of screaming (my favorite thing I yelled at one child being “no gambling at camp!”), forgetting that random … Continue reading what little kids have that i don’t
I'll be the first to tell you I'm not a big movie person and if you list off five movies, you'll be lucky if I've even seen two. However, I'd be lying if I said movie don't impact my existence. There are several movies that I talk, think, and rave about frequently and I've been … Continue reading i dressed like characters from my favorite movies for a week!
I've been vegetarian for almost 6 months now and it’s been...well, pretty normal, if I’m being honest. I’ve been vegetarian during the summer in the past, but at the beginning of 2019 I decided that it was time for me to become a full-time vegetarian. This switch was no different than when I had switched … Continue reading why i’m vegetarian + what it has to do with the climate crisis
My last day of sophomore year was today and that means... IT"S OFFICIALLY SUMMERTIME!! I'm excited to start working towards my summer goals and focus more of my time and energy on my passion projects like this blog and Faces of Feminism. Earlier this week, I asked for blog post requests on my Instagram story … Continue reading a 10-step, (mostly) foolproof plan to making this summer the best yet
Last Sunday, I shared my #1 tip to connecting on Instagram. It got a fantastic response, so I decided to continue with the Instagram tips this week. Instagram stories are debatably my favorite feature on the app and I will rave about them to anyone and everyone until the day they prove unworthy of my … Continue reading 50 Instagram Story Ideas for YOU!
There comes a moment in May, sometimes earlier, when the idea of summer and hits and becomes fully enticing. The days get warmer, the sun beats down harder, and the music is louder as anticipation of something great sets in. Summer is special, especially for students, as it is a long break from days of … Continue reading music to listen to with your windows down: summer 2019 playlist
A lot of what we see on Instagram is all about the numbers. Who has more followers? More likes? More comments? However, lately I've been seeing a shift in the way people go about running their page. There's a new, widespread intimacy to Instagram that wasn't there even a year ago. Engagement is still key, … Continue reading the #1 way to connect with your instagram followers in 2019
A little over a week ago, I, Absolutely Olivia, left the not-so-humble age of 15 in the dust. 15 held all the usual highs and lows that people go on about...I can legally drive on my own, went to my first music festival, hit a few road bumps in October, got my first two bylines … Continue reading i’m 16 now…what does this mean?!
One thing I don't often share on the blog are brands that I adore and follow closely on Instagram. Although I don't follow too many, the ones I do follow are special and unique to the fashion industry, whether it be through their mission, creation process, or clothing. The majority of my favorite brands are … Continue reading 7 Ethical/POC-Owned/Woman-Owned Brands to Shop Now