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3 Useful Time Management Tips for Summer

Time management in the summer is a whole different ball game for me. I don’t know about you, but once the days got longer and the sun started shining, my body and mind automatically switched into vacation mode. And I don’t think that’s a bad thing. The past two years have been especially taxing and it’s time to think about what that means for our … Continue reading 3 Useful Time Management Tips for Summer

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Time Vs Money – The Ultimate Important Debate

One of the age old debates is how we view time vs money. On a long drive with my brother recently we had a conversation about my goals with starting a blog and YouTube channel. His primary concern was that I was giving up too much of my time to work on something that had yet to truly earn any money. My argument was the … Continue reading Time Vs Money – The Ultimate Important Debate

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Top 5 Best Podcasts For Learning New Things

What are the best podcasts for learning new things? I absolutely LOVE to learn new things. I’ve semi-joked with friends and family about just going to school forever. I even went so far as to look up the Guinness Book of Records information for the person with the most degrees. If I had unlimited money to pay for school, I might actually consider breaking that … Continue reading Top 5 Best Podcasts For Learning New Things

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Atomic Habits by James Clear: Start Small and Build Better Habits – My Takeaways

I have to say one of the best personal development books I have read in the past year is Atomic Habits by James Clear. As I was reading, I kept thinking, that makes total sense. Why didn’t I think of that before? So even though most of the knowledge was pretty common, he packaged it in such a way that made it tangible and helpful. … Continue reading Atomic Habits by James Clear: Start Small and Build Better Habits – My Takeaways

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4 Simple Ideas to Curate Content for Blog Posts

Are you starting a blog for the first time and looking for ideas on how to create content for blog posts? I recently wrote two posts about starting a blog in 2021 and my method for writing blog posts. On the second post, someone made a great comment asking for more ideas on how to create content for your blog. While I am no expert … Continue reading 4 Simple Ideas to Curate Content for Blog Posts

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Sending and Receiving Emails – Important or Just a Lot of Work?

Receiving emails is just as much work as sending emails. I was listening to a podcast recently about the nature of emails in the work world. The premise was that it has, in fact, decreased productivity and lessened our ability to engage in deep thinking. This podcast was from The Next Big Idea, hosted by Rufus Griscom and Cal Newport. The episode discusses the evolution … Continue reading Sending and Receiving Emails – Important or Just a Lot of Work?

3 Simple Tips To Improve Productivity: Anyone Can Do It

I am constantly looking for ways to improve productivity in an efficient manner that honors the self care I’ve committed to myself. I’m on a journey of professional and personal growth and I want to share 3 tips that have helped me become more productive (when I follow them). Now, one book that I read this past year that truly helped me to understand how … Continue reading 3 Simple Tips To Improve Productivity: Anyone Can Do It

5 Inspirational Quotes I Live By From Famous People

When I was a teacher, I used to have inspirational quotes hanging all over my classroom. I love anything inspirational or motivational and my friends and family know it. My favorite candy is Dove chocolates because of the sayings on the wrappers. Of course, I do like chocolate as well, but the quotes are what keep me coming back to Dove. I get lots of … Continue reading 5 Inspirational Quotes I Live By From Famous People

My Strategy for Writing Blog Posts

Everyone has their own strategy for writing blog posts. Since I just started working on my blog a few months ago, I’m still finding my groove in how to develop posts. I’ve done some research on how to write posts and what length to target. A lot of things I read actually have quite lengthy blog posts as the ideal. However, I’ve been focusing on … Continue reading My Strategy for Writing Blog Posts

3 Ways to Respectfully Say No to New Projects or Commitments When You Want to Say Yes

So you want to say no to new projects. Do you feel guilty saying no when someone asks you to do something at work or a favor from a friend? Do you say yes even when you don’t want to so you won’t let someone down? It’s easy to say yes because you feel like you have to, but true reflection is necessary to decide … Continue reading 3 Ways to Respectfully Say No to New Projects or Commitments When You Want to Say Yes