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Category Archives: Be Inspired


By Fatima Syed 10 Tips For Young Writers, From A Young Writer time_alone2_free_photo-690x457

As I graduate from Ryerson University’s prestigious School of Journalism, I find myself looking back on the incredible writing mentorship and experiences I’ve had throughout my degree.  It feels simple enough to type this story, as I reflect on my personal writer’s journey to…




By The Purple Fig Top 5 Celebs Who Are Promoting Body And Racial Diversity LupitaNyongo

While the impossible standards of Hollywood often pave the way for beauty trends, intense fitness regimes, extreme plastic surgery procedures and celebrity-inspired style, we have to admire stars who remain true to themselves. Whether this means embracing your skin tone or proudly displaying your…


By Haley Pollock I Believe Feminism Is About Sisterhood bigstock-Happy-female-friends-38736313

You are my sister. If you are reading this and you identify as female, you are my sister. We might never hang out, you might be devout in your religion, or conservative at the voting booth. You might be any race, or more than…

By The Purple Fig The Biggest Givers This Holiday Season OneDirection

With glittering ornaments, children waiting in anticipation for Santa, and calorie-laden meals, ‘tis the season for gift giving and festive cheer. As the holidays aren’t just about unwrapping pricey presents and preparing a perfect dish for that big family dinner, we’re always impressed by…