Author: Ayah Granada

Currently a content writer and editor for Scoopfed. Formerly a student journalist. Full time writer, part time bibliophile and TV series hoarder-slash-enthusiast.

Home improvement projects don’t have to be stressful. In today’s digital age, there are apps for almost any purpose or event. Aside from the world’s “catalog of ideas” (a.k.a. Pinterest), these easy-to-navigate apps can help you become your own interior designer, architect, or engineer. **Don’t hesitate to seek professional assistance when...

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Cycling, for fun or amongst traffic, may seem easy and safe, but there’s more to maneuvering busy streets than just hopping on your two-wheeled ride and wearing a helmet. Before aiming to be as agile as Lance Armstrong or become an expert at swerving in and out of lanes, keep...

By now we’ve probably seen an abundance of pet-related movies, stories about their heroism and one-of-a-kind love and benefits of their companionship to want one of our own. Whether or not you’re a first time pet-owner or already take care of “pocket pets” such as hamsters, pet adoption is a...

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Everyday, our feet bear our entire body weight for hours at a time. We take an average of ten thousand steps a day, which is equivalent to being able to walk around the world four times. And on an average day of walking, our feet absorb hundreds of tons, comparable...

We frequently see these “dream houses” with eight rooms and four bathrooms, complete with a pool, four-car garage, big windows, an ocean view and a home theatre. We “Pin” them for reference and inspiration, share slideshows and photo albums of “perfect” homes. We screenshot ideal architectural designs we aspire to...

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Of Footwear and Femininity High heels are usually depicted as a symbol of female authority and empowerment. When in reality they are just standards set by clueless men or designers who don’t actually wear their own creations. Women themselves also think heels are a necessity, but it also depends on...

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“Just because you’re sober, don’t think you’re a good driver.” – John Irving When we see large trucks on the road, the last thing that comes to mind is praise and admiration for the driver. All we notice is how much space they take up, or how they’re a nuisance...

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How many things do you have at home that you haven’t used for more than two years? “Put your hands on everything you own and ask yourself if it sparks joy. If it doesn’t, thank it for its service and get rid of it.” Marie Kondo, author of “The Life-Changing...

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Walk around the mall aimlessly on the lookout for the perfect pair, or stay in bed, scroll through Zappos, DSW, or Bloomingdales and conveniently stumble upon my one true pair? Online shopping was not only made for average people, but the lazy shopper, the impulsive buyer, the hopeful bloggers, and...

You mean, there’s no more fierce competition and world-record-breaking to look forward to anymore?  It’s been more than a week since the closing ceremony at Rio, but some of us are still suffering from an Olympic hangover. Who isn’t going to miss the friendly rivalries, making bets or virtually rejoicing alongside...

Let’s say that in an alternate universe, you are the owner and CEO of a large corporation. Do you consider yourself a manager or a leader, or both? When it comes to determining what type of authority figure you’d most likely be, ask yourself this famous Machiavellian question: Would I...