advice

Advice that will put you on the path to success; tips, tricks and nuggets of wisdom from trusted experts and motivational mentors.

Max Aa year ago
An Orange Backpack, Overalls and a 'Finding Dory' Folder
Look, I'm not an expert on really anything, except maybe Harry Potter trivia, but that's beside the point. As a high school student with a dash of anxiety and a pinch of awkwardness, I've learned a fe...
Ann Mariea year ago
Everybody Dies Famous
A hairbrush is not just a hairbrush. A hairbrush is a handheld microphone for you to sing into while you dance around your bedroom, performing for an imaginary crowd of screaming fans. Your morning co...
Alina Gallupea year ago
Six Lessons Learned in Your Late 20s
Becoming an adult is an idealized milestone in every American's life. However, the when and how of adulthood is shifting. Many millennials will be very familiar with the struggles of finding independe...
Ann Mariea year ago
The Show Must Go On
How to harmonize, do a perfect box step-grapevine dance combo, change outfits in less than 26 seconds, and make it look like you just punched someone without even touching them are just a few things I...
Sarah Terraa year ago
Live Life with No Regrets
Regrets are a bitch. The more people I meet, the more I realize that everyone lives with sadness about missed opportunities. Recently, I talked with a teenage girl who told me that she had passed on a...
Shipra Jaina year ago
Thoughts Should Be like Flowers—Let Them Bloom!
Hey all, this is my first article on Vocal and I can't be more excited. Ever since I started jotting down my feelings in high school, I somehow started to love writing and the idea of how immensely it...
Adeen Raoa year ago
How a Book Can Change Your Life
We are all very busy these days as life has become quiet fast now but taking some time out to invest in attaining valuable knowledge is not a loss-making idea. The only way to learn a lot without much...
Sarah Russella year ago
A Letter to My Younger Self
Even though I'm only 20, and some would say I am too young to be writing a letter to my younger self, I think it's always good to reflect and remember previous events. That is how we grow, after all, ...
Bethany Ashlyna year ago
Learning How to Be Okay with Failure
Over the years I have realized that the biggest person who gets in my way is my own self. My comfort zone has kept me from going out and doing adventurous things that I later regretted not doing. When...
EmmaLee Smitha year ago
Adulting!
Last weekend, I visited my 28-year-old sister and her roommate. I ran to her apartment in panic after some events that felt too ~adult~ for me happened that day (stuff that involved things like credit...
Bailey Welkia year ago
A Letter to My Younger Self
Let’s be real, no matter what I say, examples I give, or presentation in the world would keep young Bailey listening. She was stubborn and frankly, I still am, but here is some advice that maybe would...
Mac Childsa year ago
How I See It
The thing about advice is this…it’s cheap. I don’t mean to say it’s inexpensive; it just doesn’t have much value anymore. And it usually comes unsolicited from everyone around you, all the time, wheth...
Sarah Blaina year ago
It Is Okay to Fail
I dragged my aching body into my car and I tossed my bag on top of the passenger seat. The numb feeling that radiated through my whole body has become a common thing for me. It was like I expected to ...
Rayelle Paulsona year ago
10 Steps to Self Care for Women AND Men
All too often we get lost in the hustle bustle of life and before we know it, we take a step back and realize we’ve run ourselves into the ground. It’s usually after we discover we’re not being as pro...
Beckster Krafta year ago
Never Give Up
I am watching as slowly but surely people are getting more and more angry with their jobs, and it is all because they have given up on their lifelong dreams. As a child, we go through the phase of wan...
Accepting Change
Change is the shadow that lingers in the corner of every room, but it is also the light that shines through your window of opportunity. Change may seem scary or unwanted, but it is going to happen. Bu...
Lauren Daya year ago
// Youth //
Someone’s youth is such a small window of time in their lives. You don’t realize it when you’re in it, of course. You feel like it’s forever and that it’s never going to end because you might be like ...