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5 Ways to Live Boldly This Semester and Beyond

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What does a bold lifestyle look like to you? Maybe it’s committing to being unapologetically yourself. Or, maybe it’s all about trying things that might be outside of your comfort zone. No matter what living boldly means to you, you don’t have to wait until you’re out of college to do it. 

Here are five ways to embody a bold lifestyle this semester (and beyond!):

1. Follow your passions.

What sets your heart on fire? Maybe it’s a cause, like environmental conservation. Or, maybe it’s a hobby, such as playing an instrument, or a specific topic like fashion, history, or pop culture. No matter what your passions might be, a major part of living boldly is getting out there and following them.

@pamelamvaldez is doing just that in her everyday life as a fashion student. Commuting to school, prepping for class presentations, and attending networking events are all important parts of her routine that will help her one day have a career in a field she’s passionate about.

2. Give back to your community.

Being bold isn’t just about reaching new heights for yourself. It’s also about using your voice, time, and resources to lift up others. So, find a way to give back to your community this semester! There are so many ways to do this, from volunteering at a local soup kitchen to participating in a community cleanup or joining an organization with a mission that you’re passionate about.

Wondering how to find opportunities to give back to your community? Many college campuses offer a variety of resources for students interested in community service. If your school has a center for service learning or community outreach, start there. Visit the department’s website to find current programs and events or set up a meeting with a staff member to discuss opportunities in person. And if you want to make community service a more frequent part of your life, consider joining a service fraternity or sorority or an on-campus club that focuses on a specific cause.

3. Try new things.

Want to make your daily routine a little more exciting? Make a goal for yourself to try new things every once in a while. New experiences naturally push you out of your comfort zone, which, in turn, helps you feel more confident.

You can even center a whole day around doing things you’ve never done before — just like @noellecleslie! From taking yourself on a date to exploring new parts of your community, there are so many ways to spice up your routine and tap into your inner boldness.

4. Explore the world around you.

In addition to finding new experiences, exploring new places is another way to live a little bolder in your everyday life. And, luckily, you don’t have to travel far to do this. Sure, exploring far-off destinations is exciting, but there’s always something to discover right in your own city. Just ask @m0chic, who visited her city’s downtown district to try a new restaurant, explore a nearby park, and check out local antique shops.

5. Use style to express yourself.

The clothes, shoes, and accessories you wear are the perfect way to make a statement and show the world how bold you are every time you leave your dorm. This semester, why not reach new heights (literally) with the brand-new Timberland®️ Sky 6-Inch Lace-Up Boots? It’s an updated take on the classic 6-inch lace-up boot, featuring a super elevated sole that’s sure to turn heads. Even better, the Timberland®️ Sky 6-Inch Lace-Up Boots can be styled in so many ways, whether you’re pairing it with your favorite joggers and a baby tee for the weekend or a patterned maxi dress and leather jacket for a day of classes.

Want to snag your pair of Timberland®️ Sky 6-Inch Lace-Up Boots and start living boldly this semester? Head to Timberland.com to shop!

Katy Gioeli

U Conn '18

Katy is a Branded Content Editor at Her Campus Media. She graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2018, where she studied communication and was a College Fashionista Community Member. When she’s not dreaming up new branded content ideas, you can find her trying new restaurants, taking hundreds of pictures of her cat, Willow, or enjoying her latest romantasy book obsession and an iced matcha latte.