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A Day in the Life of a Ballet Dancer

“We have Christmas Day and Boxing Day off this year, and those two days are really valuable. It’s hard though, because you can’t really do anything – it’s just a rest period. And if a dancer has a big show coming up on the 27th they’ll still go in on the 25th and 26th to rehearse. But I’ve never done that because I feel like my body needs the rest more than anything…” read more >

My 9 to 5: Rose Mann, Co-Owner of Farm Girl Café

“The good thing about what we do is the fact you can see all of your hard work right there and then, every day. It’s like an instant reward. Sometimes I work on the floor at Farm Girl, and that’s the best thing for me to do because I get to meet all of our customers face-to-face and actually have a conversation with them. It’s always really uplifting…” read more >

My 9 to 5 | Osha Waiters, Plus-Size Model

“I was actually a little thinner about two years ago, but I recently gained quite a bit of weight, and lots of girls my size saw that and began reaching out to me. They’d leave comments saying, ‘I’m so happy to see a girl who is my size embracing her body.’ Hearing that – especially from girls who are 14 or 15 – makes me feel like I’m doing something right…” read more >

Take Your Food Photos to the Next Level With Alpha Foodie’s Instagram Tips

We’ve all been there… You whip up something in the kitchen that you’re particularly proud of and take a photo for Instagram. Only, 9 times out of 10 the image looks terrible and instantly puts your culinary efforts to shame. So I’ve always wondered how people take such beautiful food photos for Instagram. read more >