#TreatYoself, Blogger: My Friday Favourites to Reward Yourself

This post contains affiliate links. For more information on what that means, check here. Let’s be honest. Blogging is hard work. Whether it’s social media marketing, writing and editing posts, or launching a new product, there’s never a shortage of work to do. And for most of us, all of that is on top of an already long work day or a day spent wrangling the kids. And what’s worse is that most people think it’s merely a fluffy hobby! I think it’s about time we treated ourselves to a little something. Here are my top favs this week to […]

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How to Make Money Blogging with Affiliate Marketing

This post may contain affiliate links. To learn more, read the affiliate disclosure here. When I first got started online, I was blown away to see that people were making money on their blogs through affiliate marketing. Even stranger, these people weren’t “special” – they had no special degrees or training, didn’t need years of experience, and didn’t even need to make their own product. I was fascinated. How was it that some people were able to make a full-time living just by recommending their favorite things? So I researched it – from other bloggers’ income reports to a hefty […]

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July 2017 Goals

And just like that, July 2017 is already here. Whether it’s the near-constant summer showers or the stressful political climate, it seems time has been dragging along and taking my focus with it! I’ll be honest – last month wasn’t my most on-par month. But as I always say, you learn more from your failures than your successes! Let’s start with a quick review of last month and what takeaways we can find from the failures. June Review Health and Fitness Diet: While I did lose 2 lbs, I did not hit the 5 lb goal. I’m not over worried […]

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Guerilla Gardening: Fun and Kindness for Under $1

This winter was an especially rough one for my family – two deaths, a health scare in my younger brother, and an increasingly terrifying political situation. Just when it felt like the black cloud would never leave, summer started to roll around to warm my heart again with sunny, cloudless days, new fawns, and my favorite – roadside flowers. Whether it’s their resilience or simple beauty that inspires me, I couldn’t say. But after reading this interesting post, I couldn’t help but get an idea – to spread that same simple joy to as many people as possible. Just down […]

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23 Lessons in 23 Years

What I've Learned in 23 Years

Today is my 23rd birthday. I’m extremely blessed and thankful to have made it another crazy year, and can’t help but reflect on my life so far and what I’ve learned. Granted, I am still on the youngish side, and I don’t claim to know it all by any means. These are the things that, if I had a daughter or dear young friend, I would want them to know. Perhaps the things I wish I could have told my younger, more confused self. With that in mind, here are the top 23 lessons I’ve learned in my 23 years. […]

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Master Your Mornings: How to Build a Productive Morning Routine That Sticks

How to build a productive morning routine that sticks

Ah, mornings. Why is it that some people hate them and others hop out of bed with a pep in their step, ready to take on the world? The truth is not in innate ability or in “not being a morning person” – it’s that the happy early risers choose to make mornings their bitch. Is it really that simple? Yes. The power lies in deciding that you will have an incredible morning. One that sets you up for a day of infectious joy, unstoppable productivity, and limitless energy for the rest of the day. Our habits are our lives […]

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10 Things Unsuccessful People Do

10 Things Unsuccessful People Do - What Habits Successful People Avoid

Here at Master of Herself, we often focus on building the habits that will make us the strongest, most successful and most whole women that we can be. But we can learn just as much from what defines success as we can from what does not define success. We’ve already talked about the qualities top achievers have (here), so what kinds of behaviours do they avoid? What kinds of behaviours lead to mediocrity? 1. Staying in your comfort zone This is absolutely critical to your growth and success. The best opportunities are the ones that make us think in ways […]

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How to Clean Up Your Life: Stress Less, Do More, and Find Peace in 90 Days

How to Clean Up Your Life: Stress Less, Do More, and Find Peace in 90 Days

Life these days is chaotic. From the time we hop (or crawl, in some cases) out of bed to the time we thud back into it, we’re bombarded left and right by obligations from work and friends, social media, and mile-long to-do lists. It’s… well, messy. So how do we solve this messy, disordered lifestyle we live these days? By treating it as you would any mess: with a systematized deep-clean. Are you ready to deep-clean your life? When we’re pulled in so many different directions, we become more stressed while getting less done in each area. We begin to […]

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7 Qualities That Guarantee You’ll Be Successful

7 Qualities that Guarantee You'll Be Successful - How to Be a Success

Success – an amorphous word whose meaning will change depending on who you ask. Is it having millions of dollars and an exotic car? A new lover every night? A happy family, stable job, and cozy house? No matter what your personal definition of the word is, there are some common traits of the top performers in life. 1. Boldness This one is, in my opinion, the most important. Successful people are never meek and know that victory often means breaking away from expectations – even if that means ridicule, difficulty, or just generally being seen as the “weirdo”. As […]

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25 Quotes About Feeling Lost and Finding Your Meaning

25 quotes about feeling lost and finding your meaning

Whether your 20 or 40, we all have times where we feel lost or at a crossroads in life. It can be a lonely place where you feel unsupported, confused, or burdened with the vast array of choices in life.  The good news is that you’re not alone. Here is what history’s greats have to say on feeling lost and what to consider when you don’t know what to do.      “What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way think about it. Don’t complain.” – […]

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