LIFE SKILLS

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How To Gracefully Handle a Friend Breakup

Amongst the many challenging things that come with adulthood is people moving in and out…

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6 Things Every Girl In Her 20s Should Know

For years, we’ve been told that 30 is the new 20 and for the most part, I’ve believed it. Although I’m the exception, for most people marriage happens later, kids happen later, we are living longer – why not? Having an extra 10 years to figure out your life sounds incredible and we would be silly to rush it. Or so I thought…. I listened to a Ted Talk a few years ago that has completely changed the way that I aim to live in my 20s. It’s from…

Day in the life of a blogger

I put together a post similar to this a few years ago when I was…

The Key to Long Distance Friendships

Friendships comes in a lot of different shapes and sizes. It could be a childhood…

Am I a Bad Friend?

We’ve talked a lot about friendship here on Simply. We’ve talked about friendships ending and…

The Best Lifestyle Blogs To Read in 2021

I have been reading blogs over a decade now, and I’ve been working on Simply…

Organize Your To-Do Lists To Maximum Productivity

When I started sharing my daily to do lists on Instagram, I would get hoards…

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6 Habits That Every “20-Something” NEEDS To Start Immediately

Science tells us that your brain caps off it’s second and last growth spurt in your 20s as it rewires itself for adulthood. So anything we want to change about ourselves, should happen now. It’s a fact that 85% of life’s most transformative moments happen before you are 35, so now is the time to take control. As 30 starts looming over my head, I realize that there are certain things we’ve just got to lock down when it comes to adulting. I’ve pretty much given up on being able to fold a fitted sheet, but I think there’s still hope when it comes to skincare and productivity. Here are 6 habits that you need to start in your 20s…

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No, I Can’t Grab Coffee. Here’s Why.

No, I can’t get coffee with you. Ugh, I’m sorry. Am I a jerk? I…

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Things You Need to Start Saying No To

Sorry Shondra, the ‘Year of No’ is a real thing (that’s a witty reference to Shondra Rhimes “Year of Yes” book for my non-literary friends.) Often on the weekends, I’m stressing about the projects that I need to complete in order to be prepared for the upcoming week. When my friends want to kick it and have fun, I am hyperaware of the things that I could be doing in order to be productive over relaxed. The balance between overwork and productively is a tough line to straddle and I find myself having to say no more often then I would like to in order to be truly present in my downtime….