50 Easy Ways to Save Money This Year

50 ways to save more money in 2018

If you’re like most people, chances are that you had at least one financial goal in your new year’s resolution this year. And whether that might include making more or investing more, who wouldn’t say yes to saving a bit more too? If the idea of saving up for a rainy day conjures up images of going without or having no fun, worry no more. I’ve gathered my top 50 favorite and completely painless ways to make saving for that vacation a breeze. Without further ado, let’s dive into them! Save Money on Groceries This post contains affiliate links. For […]

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The Top 3 Insanely Easy and Effective Productivity Systems

Ah, productivity. Like I said in a previous post, I’m a productivity and organization freak. I love having everything done in the best, most efficient way possible. Honestly, I think it steps from the fact that I want it all – I want to know, do, and have everything, and that means using the right productivity system for squeezing the juice out of every minute. And I’ve tried just about every one out there, sometimes even a combination of several. More often than not, this translated to tons of sticky notes, papers, and to-dos haphazardly scattered across my desk. I […]

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How to Bullet Journal Like a Pro

I’m an organized person. Like, really organized. From my morning routine to my sleep schedule, I feel there’s a certain sense of zen that comes with having everything in its place (and matching). Throw in my love for stickers, glitter, and all things colorful, and it was no surprise that my heart skipped a beat when I saw my first bullet journal. After all, I was running myself ragged with all the other organizational tools I had – a wall calendar, Google calendar, and sticky notes on just about every surface. Finally – something to keep it all in place […]

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How to Become a Minimalist in 2018

Minimalism. When you first hear the word, you’re bound to have some strong connotations to it. And whether you envision a peaceful monk, a tight-pursed misanthrope, or a poverty-stricken urchin, that connotation is rarely positive. In short, most people associate minimalism with sacrifice and going without. But with more and more people voluntarily signing up for the minimalist lifestyle – whether that be simply decluttering or transitioning to a tiny house – it’s becoming clear that less really is more. What gives? The Downside of Having It All The world today has become more consumerist than ever, driving people into […]

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How to Make 2018 Your Best Year Yet

Make 2018 new year resolutions and goals that matter

Can you feel it? It’s already December, which means 2017 is almost at a close. And after how crazy this year was, personally and globally, I think we’re already for a new year and a new start. But to really make 2018 your best year ever, we first need to squeeze the juice out of this one. It’s around this time of year I find myself in a year-end reflection, looking over the highs, lows, and lessons to create an in-depth, actionable plan to make giant leaps in happiness in just a year’s time. Last year was the first year […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating Your 2018 Vision Board

Once considered the realm of woo-woo hippies, vision boards are finally starting to gain the widespread esteem they deserve. Part creative project, part high-voltage visualization, vision boards are one of the easiest ways to add steam to those B.H.A.G.s you have set for 2018. Today we’re going to go over how you can make a powerful vision board of your own. What is a Vision Board? Of course, we can’t this off without clarifying what a vision board is! A vision board is a collage, whether physical or electronic, of images, quotes, and any other visual that inspires the creator […]

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My 2017 In Review: A Year of Extremes and New Beginnings

So Whew, what a year! Maybe it’s the leaps in personal growth or maybe it’s the rocky political climate here in America, but 2017 felt like perhaps the longest, most transformative year of my life. It was no doubt a year of extreme highs and extreme lows. There have been times of soul-shattering sadness and times of unprecedented clarity and peace. And with such great extremes and so much progress, the end of the year makes for a great time to reflect and process while planning key goals for 2018. A Snapshot of 2017 Previously, sometimes from busyness and sometimes […]

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5 Apps That Will Take the Stress Out of Blogging

Whether you’re a new blogger or an old vet, it always seems that there’s more to do than time to do it. And since we can’t always be in front of our laptops, it helps to have some useful apps on hand when you’re on the go. Luckily, I’ve found 5 kick-ass apps that will help you keep on top of your ever-growing blog to-do list. From time saving apps to productivity trackers and writing trackers, here are some apps sure to lighten the load. VSCO Chances are that you use some visual-based social media for your blog, whether that’s […]

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The Quick and Easy Guide to Killing Debt Forever

Just like that, 2018 is already around the corner. A new year means a new you, and what better way to massively improve your life than to improve your finances? Unfortunately, for most of us parasitic debt is draining away at our precious income. Whether it’s car payments, student loans, or the ever-fearsome credit card debt, most of us are shelling out hundreds that could be spent on enjoying the holidays or taking a much-needed vacation. It doesn’t have to be that way. Today I’ll go over a relatively simple but highly effective strategy to kiss debt goodbye forever. Understand […]

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5 Tasks You Should Hire a Virtual Assistant for

Chances are that you got into self-employment for a myriad of attractive reasons. Work at any time of day or night, lounge in your pyjamas, and have an unlimited income potential – who could say no to that? But here’s the thing: when you’re a one-woman show, your potential can only go so high. You know that between writing posts, promoting them, balancing email, and building your strategy, there simply isn’t enough time to do it all. Sometimes you might even find yourself in a panic wondering if you made the right decision – you left the corporate world to […]

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