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Amazon

Amazing Amazon Deals Going on Right Now!

I think one of my next posts is going to be about how you can become an Amazon affiliate. I have mixed feelings about it because I definitely don't want to be contributing to making Jeff Bezos richer. However, if you're looking for some extra cash to save or get out of debt, then signing… Continue reading Amazing Amazon Deals Going on Right Now!

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Manifestation and Motivation, Travel

11/11 Manifestations – My Wish List for the Year

I recently saw a Tik Tok (Haleyhoffmansmith) describing a manifestation exercise of using the power of November 11th to write 111 things that you want to have happen in the year. Her premise is that instead of having 3-5 big manifestations, we focus on a bunch of small wishes. We don't always know when or… Continue reading 11/11 Manifestations – My Wish List for the Year

Goals and Habits, Personal Skills, Time Management

How I Use Google Sheets to Organize My Life

Over the years, I have tried so many techniques and apps to mange my time, tasks, and productivity. There are some pretty great digital apps, but lately my fall back solution is to use Google Sheets. And I'm loving it! Sometimes simpler truly is better. Some of the features I love about Google Sheets is… Continue reading How I Use Google Sheets to Organize My Life

Travel

Aker Brygge and the Opera House in Oslo

Because I haven't started traveling outside of Oslo yet, I still get to spend my free time exploring the sights of the city. Each day I learn a new neighborhood or new way to get from one point to another. For example, today I took the tram for the first time, which was super easy… Continue reading Aker Brygge and the Opera House in Oslo

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How Blogging and Social Media is Building my Confidence

I think one of the biggest fears of putting myself out there is rejection or negativity. This is only natural. To some degree, we all want to be liked and validated. Some people are better at shrugging off the negative comments. While others, like myself, take them personally. For years, I let my anxiety hold… Continue reading How Blogging and Social Media is Building my Confidence

Goals and Habits, Personal Skills, Time Management, Work From Home

How to Be Productive After Time Off

We all deserve our time to unplug, destress, and spend time with ourselves or family. Whether that is to take a vacation or much-needed self-care time, it can be hard to get back into the swing of things. I built a vacation in to my arrival to Norway, with many months of preparation leading to… Continue reading How to Be Productive After Time Off

Lifestyle, Relaxation, Travel

5 Awesome Places to Check Out in Oslo

So, as you may know by now, I am living in Norway until Summer 2022. This means I get to explore lots of new places in my new home city. I went to The South Indian restaurant for dinner one night. There, I ordered the shrimp biryani and it was the best Indian dish I… Continue reading 5 Awesome Places to Check Out in Oslo

Lifestyle, Relaxation, Travel

Roaming in Oslo, Norway: Exploring the City

Well, I'm finally out of quarantine and can go about the city as I wish. Interestingly, because of the strict measures in place the last year and half, things seem relatively normal here. I haven't seen anyone wearing a mask, but the majority of the population is vaccinated at this point. The first day out… Continue reading Roaming in Oslo, Norway: Exploring the City

Lifestyle, Travel

Week 1 in Norway: Quarantine Edition

Well, I arrived in Norway on Saturday to a very efficient Covid testing protocol. I retrieved my bags, got my nose swabbed, and left after 15 minutes with my negative test results. I am benefiting from the new guidance of quarantining for only 3 days. However, on the third day you have to get a… Continue reading Week 1 in Norway: Quarantine Edition

Goals and Habits, Lifestyle, Manifestation and Motivation, Personal Skills

Goals, Visions, Dreams: How to Reach That Next Step

Sometimes it's tough to keep going on a goal that seems so far away it doesn't even feel possible at times. I felt that way many times as I was training to run a half-marathon before I turned 30. Also, I dream a lot. Believe me. My Pinterest vision board is filled with all of… Continue reading Goals, Visions, Dreams: How to Reach That Next Step