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10 Gorgeous Gifs About Self-Love, Body Positivity, & Confidence

By Kate AllanJuly 5, 2017
The spectacular Kate Allan is our go-to when we need to feel good about ourselves; after all, she's the genius mind behind these hot dudes giving the best compliments ever, these how-to-be-a-badass tips from Hunger Games victor Johanna Mason, and one of our favorite slidesho More  →
10 Gorgeous Gifs About Self-Love, Body Positivity, & Confidence

The Life Philosophies of Our Fave Fictional Heroines

By Kate AllanJune 7, 2017
If we here at SparkLife had to sum up our life philosophy in one sentence, it would probably either, "Give us chunky peanut butter or give us death," or, "Ask not what your Sparkitors can do for you, but what you can do for your Sparkitors; now bring us a dozen milkshakes, a More  →
The Life Philosophies of Our Fave Fictional Heroines

Study Tips from Hermione Granger

By Kate AllanMay 26, 2017
Who better to advise you on acing your OWLS than the brightest witch of her age? Follow these tips and you'll definitely be scoring Exceeds Expectations on your final exams!  More  →
Study Tips from Hermione Granger

Snapchat Filters Inspired by 9 of Your Fave Fictional Characters

By Kate AllanApril 21, 2017
At this point, we're veritable SnapChat PROS—we've done Snapechats, Snapchats from Hogwarts, and even Snaps from the founding fathers (those dudes knew how to deliver a well-timed drag). Was there any Snapchat ground left to cover? Lesser men would have said no. But we h More  →
Snapchat Filters Inspired by 9 of Your Fave Fictional Characters

Real Talk: Turning My Back on My Religion Was the Best Choice I Ever Made

By Kate AllanJanuary 31, 2017
Kate Allan is one of our absolute favorite illustrators; she not only fills our screens with out-of-control cuteness on a regular basis, she also tackles topics like coping with depression and anxiety, loving yourself, being confident, and embracing your own awesomeness. T More  →
Real Talk: Turning My Back on My Religion Was the Best Choice I Ever Made

How to Cope If Your Parents Are Bullies

By Kate AllanJanuary 17, 2017
Incredible illustrator Kate Allan has never been afraid to talk about difficult topics; in the past, she's shared her personal experiences with depression and leaving her reilgion, and her courage and candidness are always inspirational to us. Today, she deals with another More  →
How to Cope If Your Parents Are Bullies

Real Talk: I Have Generalized Anxiety Disorder, But I Don't Let It Rule My Life

By Kate AllanJanuary 12, 2017
#illustratorgoals Kate Allan has brilliantly tackled a laundry list of difficult topics on SparkLife, from dealing with depression and leaving her religion to loving yourselfwholeheartedly. Today, she gets personal about her experience with  More  →
Real Talk: I Have Generalized Anxiety Disorder, But I Don't Let It Rule My Life

We Brought Body Diversity to Classic Lit & We're in Love with the Results

By Kate AllanAugust 18, 2016
We've always loved courageous, independent literary heroines like Katniss, Hermione, and Lizzy Bennet—but we didn't love that the majority of our fictional role models have been depicted in film by actresses who fit within society's narrow stereotype of beauty (aka tall, t More  →
We Brought Body Diversity to Classic Lit & We're in Love with the Results

How to Break Up with a Friend

By Kate AllanMay 6, 2016
Whether you've decided to end things with an SO, a friend, or your pretend hubby Chris Pratt (his late-night motorbike escapades with the local raptors are becoming a real issue), it's safe to say that the "I've got to call it quits" convo could suck in a big way. But while More  →
How to Break Up with a Friend

What I Learned When My Crush Led Me On

By Kate AllanApril 15, 2016
Dating is hard enough on its own (the sweating, the panic, THE UNPARALLED AWKWARDNESS)—but add in the occasional douche canoe, and things get even harder. If you've ever been led on by crush, WE FEEL YA, and with the help of the ever-fabulous Kate Allan, we want to pass al More  →
What I Learned When My Crush Led Me On