Think about where you are at now in life. You have had to have some pretty successful times. Who was there for you through them all? We all have had inspirational people in our lives that have helped us to become successful moments. Now imagine that you intentionally pick a person that you know is going to make you better. If you like the idea of that, then you’re ready to find yourself … [Read more...] about How to Establish a Mentor/Mentee Relationship
Back in 2014, I was asking myself this question every single day. I kept trying to think of the answer but nothing came. I felt frustrated. I had so much drive and determination, I just didn’t know where to direct it. I felt stuck in the first job I got out of university because I didn’t know what else to do instead. Since then, I’ve learnt that I’m not the only one who has ever felt like this. … [Read more...] about What Should I Do with My Life?
Creating a success mindset just takes some simple mental adjustments. Instead of obsessing over everything you can’t change, focus on what you can change – your mindset. Focus on the opportunities, rather than the problems. Your mindset is your state of mind that is fixed on obtaining a certain outcome. For example, if you have a success mindset, your mind’s focus and action is on success – … [Read more...] about Mindset is Everything in Driving Your Success
So I have a confession to make. Every few months I have what I call a quarterly breakdown. Now it's not as dramatic as it may seem. I just get extremely stressed out, overwhelmed and just want to quit the whole adulting thing cold turkey. via GIPHY I have irrational thoughts like, "Well, I guess I'll just spend the rest of my life watching Netflix since I'm giving up." While I've never … [Read more...] about This Simple Mental Exercise Will Get You Out of a Rut
The only way to get ahead financially is to stash away some money so that it can build over time and increase your wealth. Those who make six figures can stash away funds relatively easily in most locales. However, those who make a very low income that's not much above minimum wage can have more trouble doing so, but this does not mean that it is impossible to achieve. Here are four tips that … [Read more...] about 4 Ways To Save Money On A Low Income
Do you ever feel like our generation is constantly singled out as one which is pampered, spoiled and addicted to technology? Sometimes millennials are portrayed in the media as a homogeneous bunch without any individuality at all. With this blatant stereotyping going on it’s not surprising then that we experience a gap in understanding with the generations who grew up before us. But this need … [Read more...] about How to Bridge the Generation Gap: Millennials versus The Rest of the World
First-time moms see their lives change in both gigantic and tiny ways. Obviously, you’re now responsible for another little human being and are navigating a new feeding and sleep routine (note: the word “routine” is used loosely since it implies regularity, which doesn’t exist with newborns). Your family has expanded, and along with it, your heart. via GIPHY But there are also little changes … [Read more...] about How to Keep Your Friends Close as a First-Time Millennial Mom
Goal [gohl]: Noun. The result or achievement toward which effort is directed; aim; end. The terminal point in a race. An area, basket, cage, or other object or structure toward or into which players of various games attempt to throw, carry, kick, hit, or drive a ball, puck, etc., to score a point or points (thanks, dictionary.com). My definition of a goal? I'm not sure, I forgot. I was busy … [Read more...] about Reevaluating Your Life Goals in Your 20s
If you’re a member of Generation Y then odds are you’re stressed out. In fact, millennials say they’re more stressed out than any other generation according to surveys conducted by the American Psychological Association. Our stress levels are so high that we’ve even been dubbed “generation stress” by the media. Because we’re so stressed out, we also get a lot of advice about what to do about our … [Read more...] about How to Obtain Affordable Psychotherapy
Summer has always been my very favorite season. In summer, the weather’s nice and warm; you can break out those cute sundresses again... And best of all, there’s no school. But once we enter the so-called “real world,” summer vacation becomes a thing of the past. Instead of sleeping until noon and lounging by the pool all day, we now have to spend those glorious months of summer in an office … [Read more...] about I Lost Summer Vacation, When Can I Have Fun?
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The J.M. Smucker Company. The opinions and text are all mine. For many of us, we're so busy all of the time that it feels like we're constantly on the go. Between classes or a job, making time for friends, exercising, and every other activity you participate in, it can feel like you never have a moment to yourself. You may love the busy … [Read more...] about 8 Essentials for the Busy Girl