By the time we reach University some of us have already figured out a way to prioritize our responsibilities. University can throw a wrench is some of the best laid plans though. There’s more to keep track of and sometimes the deadlines are tighter. In addition, there’s often many extra-curricular […]
Have you ever had an extremely challenging class at University? Here’s some great tips and strategies for not just succeeding but excelling in them.
First friends, new friends, all are so priceless to us at so many points in our life. How do you manage maintaining these relationships during times of great change in your life?
Hands down, I’m quite a bit on the conservative side when it comes to spending money (except when it comes to candles 😊). I was raised to be a saver and I’ve lived my life that way. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve reaped the benefits of being a saver. Having […]
Due to the Coronavirus, schools have quickly flexed to utilizing new educational methodologies to ensure that students continue to receive an education. How well are you adapting to these changes? What strategies can help?
It’s a new world for many of us and with it comes a lot of changes and adjustments to our lifestyles. What are some ideas to make the most of it and how do we get through it? Stay Connected Isolation and boredom can quickly set in if we don’t […]
I was always so jealous of those kids that it seemed from birth knew exactly what they wanted to be when they grew up. Not everyone does. For some of us it takes time, patience and soul-searching to find that one special job. How did you know when you had found your career?
Like you, when I first attended University my biggest goal was to get good grades. I wanted to succeed at this new adventure, my first true adventure that I had struck out on my own to complete. Homework The first thing I learned was that there was going to be […]
Texting is easy. Texting is quick. In one clean text we can get our message across and can move on to our next task. But are we really simply moving on or are we missing out?
How many times have you stepped into an elevator and not a single person, even the ones you know, have their heads down, phones on, and they never utter a single greeting to you? Have you ever gone to a restaurant and seen a table full of friends not talking […]
March 8th is International Women’s Day and is the focal point for women’s rights. Collectively, each one of us can help create a gender equal world. As this day is quickly coming upon us, how will you integrate greater equality for women into your personal life and professional career?
Changing up your décor may sound wildly exciting… until you realize that your flair for design isn’t what you wished it was and that your color contrasting skills are lacking. So, what do you do, especially if you are on a tight budget? Here’s some great options!
It’s important to note that what we deem worthy of worrying about is a decision we each make for ourselves. To me there’s always been three types of worrying: initial worry, productive worrying, and nonproductive worrying. What type of worrier are you?
I was always good at writing in school but once school was over, I quit journaling. Not necessarily for a reason, but I just moved on to other things. Then, I got a chronic illness and I was filled with mixed emotions, grief, and sadness. My solution – sorting it […]
Saying yes can often be one of the easiest answers to a question that comes our way. However saying no, now that’s a whole other story. No comes with fear, worry, and so much more. But why? And can saying no actually be saying yes at times? First, many of […]
Essential! To identify them, seek them out, and fully enjoy them. It is imperative to remember the value happiness and these extra sparks of joy can bring to our lives. Many of us know what brings happiness to our lives. It may be time with family and friends, enjoying a new book, or […]
Valentine’s Day… bouquets of roses, boxes of chocolates, romantic cards….. Love is in the air and happiness seems to be oozing from every place you go and everywhere you look. In reality though, any love that you will find outside of your house is not as important as making sure you have self-love and that you are taking care of yourself. While Valentine’s Day has been commercialized into a day all about couples and gifts from others, don’t forget about the most important gift. The gift you can give yourself that day and every day. All the self-care, love, and attention you deserve.
What do you do when things go wrong? When you lose your job? Your significant relationship ends? Your family is going through extremely challenging times? When everything seems to come crashing down on you? Does life halt in those moments for you? Do you stop everything you are doing and […]
Hands down, meditation has to be one of the most important habits I have formed. It’s been my savior in times of great stress, my companion for all medical procedures, and my friend in seeking calmness and inner peace. It can be your best friend too! Admittedly, I had a […]
No matter what stage that we are in life, it always seems like we get our paycheck and in no time at all, the money is gone. Here’s some great ideas and strategies to help you manage it all and get more bang for your buck!