Toria Sheffield

Freelance Writer

Formerly the east-coast News Editor for HelloGiggles (and currently assisting Macaulay Culkin with his comedy start up,, my work has been featured in places like The HuffPost Blog, Bustle, Hellogiggles, Reductress, and McSweeney's Internet Tendency.

Some of my writing awards include the Gold Prize for Feature Length Comedy in the International Page Awards, Top 10 Finalist in the Big Break Screenwriting Competition, 2nd Rounder in the Austin Film Fest, and Grand Prize Winner in the Creative World Awards for Screenwriting.

E-mail me at [email protected]


Lifestyle and Wellness

How To Know If You Might Have An Anxiety Problem

A lot of us get anxious on a fairly regular basis - life is stressful. But there's a difference between regular feelings of anxiety and clinical anxiety, which is why knowing the signs of an actual anxiety disorder can be extremely important. It can...

How To Beat Aches & Pains Naturally

Life is full of moments of discomfort - colds, cramps, allergies - the list goes on and on. But a lot of us don't necessarily want to reach for harsh over-the-counter or prescription-based medicines right off the bat, and instead prefer to go with...

Important Skin Steps You're Probably Not Doing

Most of us know the basics of skin care, like it's important to wear sunscreen daily to protect ourselves from sun damage, and sleeping in our makeup can lead to breakouts. However, there are still things you should be doing for your skin that...

A Celebrity Stylist Went Through My Closet & Here's What Happened

I'm one of those people who often complains I have nothing to wear. I'll try on countless outfits, stare into my closet in frustration, and ultimately end up throwing on jeans and a T-shirt. I figure you can't feel bad about your outfit if you didn't even try.


Dear Chivalry, Please Die (and Stay Dead!)

I'm going to say something that will not likely be very popular among a lot of people. I anticipate a lot of backlash. But here it goes: I think chivalry between men and women should die.


McSweeney's Internet Tendency
List: Five Works of Feminist Literature That Make Great Diet Food.

Lists Five Works of Feminist Literature That Make Great Diet Food. The Feminine Mystique This essay, largely credited with igniting second-wave feminism, is an absolute staple for any serious dieter. It's not only high in fiber, but its smoky flavor makes you feel like you're indulging in a decadent treat - guilt free!

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