Why a Balanced Life is Overrated (and What to Strive For Instead)

Why a Balanced Life is Overrated (and What to Strive For Instead)

  Balance is often sold to us as something we should all be striving for in life.  Seriously, how often do you read headlines of articles promising to help you finally achieve work-life balance? But what if balance isn’t something we should be striving for? In...
How to Finally Stop Procrastinating on Your To-Do List

How to Finally Stop Procrastinating on Your To-Do List

  Have you ever had a big project to work on or a big goal you wanted to reach and you just couldn’t bring yourself to freaking start? I’ve been there more times than I care to admit.  If we’re being honest though, I think we can all admit that we procrastinate...
What is the 50/30/20 Budget and How to Make it Work For You

What is the 50/30/20 Budget and How to Make it Work For You

  When you’re new to budgeting, it can be really difficult to figure out how much money you should be spending on each area of your life.  How much should we be spending on rent? Groceries? And how much can we spend on fun things like nights out and vacations? I...
The 5 Best Books About Blogging to Read in 2020

The 5 Best Books About Blogging to Read in 2020

  In five years of blogging, I have read so freaking many blogging books.  Some of them were amazing and really helped me to move the needle in my business, while others weren’t great.  In this post, I’m talking about the 5 best books about blogging that I have...
How to Create a Personal Development Plan

How to Create a Personal Development Plan

  If you’ve been around this space for a while, you know how passionate I am about personal development. It’s one of my favorite topics to write about, and something I make a lot of time for in my own life.  This wasn’t always the case, though. Years ago I was...
55 Productive Things to Do When You Have Downtime

55 Productive Things to Do When You Have Downtime

  My full-time job, my business, and my personal life all keep me pretty darn busy. It’s not all that often that I have any large amount of downtime.  When I do end up with downtime, I always find myself feeling a little unsure of what to do with my time!  I want...
The Best Budget Apps to Help You Manage Your Money

The Best Budget Apps to Help You Manage Your Money

  Do you have a monthly budget? I was probably in my early to mid-twenties before I created my first monthly budget. It was definitely eye-opening – I honestly had no idea how much money I was spending every month! When I first started budgeting, I just...
How to Batch Work to Skyrocket Your Productivity

How to Batch Work to Skyrocket Your Productivity

  I’ve been writing about productivity for years now, but if I’m being honest, it wasn’t always something I was that great at. I spent a heck of a lot of time jumping from task to task and constantly trying to multitask.  And surprise, surprise – I wasn’t...
How to Repair Your Credit During Major Life Changes

How to Repair Your Credit During Major Life Changes

Thank you Lexington Law Firm for sponsoring this post. A high service partner and consumer advocate that will help you fight for the credit you deserve!   Let’s be honest, credit repair can be a little confusing. And overwhelming. We all know it’s important to...