Everyone’s heard the phrase “fake it till you make it”, but some of us have truly perfected the art of convincing the world we’ve got it going on, even while our insides are screaming in self-doubt. Confidence and anxiety don’t have to be mutually exclusive, and if these signs resonate, you’re probably both! 1. You […]
About Abby Kaye-Phillips
Abby Kaye-Phillips is a contributing writer for NYCountry Swag.
Abby is a native Rhode Islander currently based in Nashville, TN. Her love of all things music attracted her to the south, but the hospitality, food, and warmer weather definitely sealed the deal! Her three favorite things are country music, Grey's Anatomy, and video chatting with her identical twin sister. You can connect with Abby on Instagram: @abbykp143.
Entries by Abby Kaye-Phillips
From the minute we understand what college is, most people can’t wait to go. The portrayal in movies and on TV of life-long friendships, endless parties, and epic sports teams has many of us convinced it will be the best years of our lives. And for some people, it truly is. But for others, it’s […]
Those of us who are “givers” put everyone else first. In our mind, the demands of friendships, relationships, family and responsibilities seem more important than our own needs. It’s okay to take care of others, but here are ten things you’ll notice once you learn to truly love and care for yourself too. 1. You […]
Despite there being plenty of ways to write an actor off of a TV show, death is by far the most common. And I’m convinced it’s the reason we all have trust issues. Why we choose to subject ourselves to this torture is a mystery, but no matter how many times we claim to be […]
It’s tough to find a season of the “Bachelor” or “Bachelorette” that doesn’t involve a date featuring an intimate concert by an up and coming country artist. Past performers include Chris Lane, Brett Young, Tenille Arts, LANCO, Granger Smith and Matt Stell, and as of last night’s episode that aired on ABC, Chase Rice. But […]
In a perfect world all friendships would last forever, but the truth is that losing friends is an unavoidable part of growing up. People mature, circumstances change and sometimes people no matter how close can drift apart. Maybe you can’t put your finger on exactly when you went your separate ways with a certain friend. […]
Like most people, I couldn’t wait to move out of my parent’s house. And while I don’t consider myself spoiled or naive, living alone for the first time certainly came with a few surprises. If you’re about to live on your own, here are some things you should know: 1. Rent isn’t the only financial […]
It’s almost time, the 53rd Annual Country Music Association Awards are only one week away. The live broadcast from the Bridgestone Arena in Downtown Nashville is always a fall highlight, but we put together a list to get you even more excited for country music’s biggest night! 1. Who run the world…girls! The theme of […]
Country artists regularly share their hearts with the world through their music, but on Monday night, Lauren Alaina went a step further. The American Idol alum is currently competing on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, and chose to dance a contemporary piece to her brand new song, “The Other Side”. The ballad is a beautiful […]
Just last month the Country Music Association announced that women will be the focus of it’s upcoming 53rd Annual CMA Awards broadcast. Carrie Underwood is returning as host for the November event for the 12th year in a row, and this time she will be joined by female legends Dolly Parton and Reba […]