9 Tools to Quickly and Easily Promote Your Blog with Social Media

This post contains affiliate links. To learn more, click here. With millions of blogs on the internet these days, it can be hard to get yours in front of readers’ eyes.  Thankfully, social media can put even an upstart blog on a potential reader’s radar. But there’s only one problem. Between liking, commenting, and finding new accounts to follow and interact with, social media takes time. Lots of it. And with everything else you have to do as a blogger, how are you supposed to avoid overwhelm? With automation! By automating certain functions, you can save dozens of hours every […]

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#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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Thriving on as Little As 4 Hours of Sleep a Day with Polyphasic Sleep

Imagine you’re offered a time machine – one that gives you more time every day. In one day, you’ll get four more hours. In one month, that’s five whole days. In one year, that’s two whole months. Would you take it? For the past month, I’ve given myself such a time machine in the form of polyphasic sleeping. What does that mean, exactly? Polyphasic sleep is just as it sounds – sleeping in more than one phase, as most of us have done for our whole lives. Nowadays, I only sleep for about four hours daily, in three phases (known […]

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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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How to Have an Adventure Without Leaving Town: 25 Ideas to Have Fun on a Budget

How to Have an Adventure Without Leaving Town: 25 Ideas to Have Fun on a Budget

With summer officially in full-swing, there couldn’t be a better time to push your boundaries and get into the adventuresome spirit. But if you’re like most people, shoveling out thousands of dollars for an international trip isn’t entirely feasible. If you’re tired of the usual cinema, beach, or bar scene in your summer repertoire, we have you covered. Here are 25 ideas to ignite your adventurous spirit and shake things up this summer! Ghost tours I’m lucky enough to live near the beautiful ancient city of St Augustine, Florida. With its long and often gruesome history, there are enough ghostly […]

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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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