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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

Lifestyle, Time Management, Travel

One Way or Another: It Will All Get Done … Or It Won’t.

Things that have pressing deadlines typically get done even when sometimes we have no idea how to make that happen. Even with procrastination, there comes a point where the panic monster sets in due to an upcoming deadline. You may not like the process of staying up all night or feeling rushed, but eventually it… Continue reading One Way or Another: It Will All Get Done … Or It Won’t.

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Personal Skills

Dealing With Anxiety in the Workplace: Advice?

Well, I write this post almost three weeks into my new job. It's full time and something I have never done before. I enjoy talking to people and it's very much customer service related, so I thought it wouldn't be so bad. However, what makes it challenging is the lack of staff and training to… Continue reading Dealing With Anxiety in the Workplace: Advice?

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Personal Skills

3 Tips To Provide Excellent Customer Service

Is the customer always right? This has been the advice I've heard the majority of my life when getting trained to work with people in retail or service. Even if they aren't right, how can we make them happy? Granted, there are some people who will never be happy no matter what you do to… Continue reading 3 Tips To Provide Excellent Customer Service

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Personal Skills

3 Strategies for Making Big Life Decisions

When it comes to big decisions in our life, planning and preparation is key. However, sometimes we are faced with time constraints that limit the ability to see the big picture. I have been in both situations where I had the luxury of time and where I did not. There are some common strategies that… Continue reading 3 Strategies for Making Big Life Decisions

Personal Skills, Time Management

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

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… Continue reading 3 Ways to Respectfully Say “No” to New Projects or Commitments When You Want to Say Yes

Goals and Habits, Personal Skills, Time Management

Setting Guiding Goals for the Week: 4 Steps

Yes, I admit I am very attached to my calendar, my to do lists, and effective scheduling. I even set weekly plans months in advance. However, I used to make those weekly lists much more detailed than I do now. And that's okay because time management and task management systems should evolve as your needs… Continue reading Setting Guiding Goals for the Week: 4 Steps

Goals and Habits, Manifestation and Motivation, Personal Skills, Time Management

It’s Okay to Change and Become a Better Version of Yourself

Sometimes I get stuck in this mindset of how people see me. Do they see me as the rebellious child, the dutiful teenager, the naive twenty-something, or who I actually am today? And honestly, I'm still figuring out who I am in a lot of ways. This year, especially, has been an opportunity to reflect… Continue reading It’s Okay to Change and Become a Better Version of Yourself

Technology Tips, Work From Home

My 4 Favorite Google Calendar Settings and Features

Settings and Sharing I use my Google Calendar for all of my professional and personal tasks. So, I share it with anyone who might need to get a hold of me or schedule something. However, I do not necessarily need them to see all of the event details, so I choose the option of just… Continue reading My 4 Favorite Google Calendar Settings and Features

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

4 Tips to Master the Power of Effective Scheduling

Some people say that I'm a planner. Others say I'm calendar-oriented. Really, I just like to make sure that my time, tasks, and priorities are all reflected in my schedule. When someone asks me to do something and I agree (also power in saying no), I immediately add it to my Google Calendar, which can… Continue reading 4 Tips to Master the Power of Effective Scheduling