LIFE SKILLS

The Amazon Travel Item That You’ve Been Seeing All Over IG

Travel season is upon us and whether you’re stocking up on swimwear or buried in blankets, you need to know about the accessory that everyone is talking about. After using this for a couple months, I’m confident in my review and I know that you’ll love it too. I’ll cut to the chase and let you know that it’s under $20 and from your favorite doorstep fairy, Amazon. You’re welcome.

Why Your Instagram Followers Don’t Matter, So Stop Caring

To be fair, some giveaways are groups of like-minded creators who band together to award a reader. In giveaways of over 15 people, usually not the case. Another day, another massive loop giveaway. Maybe it’s a Luggage Set or a trip to the Maldives? The madness has gotten out of hand and it’s about time someone on the inside tells you what that’s really about. . .

This Simple Chart Explains What’s Actually In Your Starbucks Order

Whether you are Team Starbucks, Running on Dunkin’, or would rather farm your own coffee beans then drink from a chain coffee shop – this chart is for you. It’s time to find out what is actually in your favorite drinks and impress your friends with your coffee drink expertise. Who knows maybe one day you will…

Let’s Break It Down: How To Use Your Camera Professionally

You’ve seen the Instagram photos from your favorite brand, blogger or photographer and think to yourself, “Gee! Only if I had a better camera!” but the truth is that the camera you own is only a small part of the photography experience. I’d say that the composition of a good photo is 30% equipment, 50% knowing the basics of photography, and 20% editing. While you may not be ready to invest the thousands, yes, thousands into a full frame camera and multiple lenses – you can make a world of a difference by learning how to use your camera on manual settings…

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These Are The Celebrity Books That I Can’t Stop Listening To

At some point last year I made it a mission to start reading books by women whom I admired. Well, I use the term “reading” loosely. I recently discovered audiobooks (more on that later) and fell in love with…

Google Chrome Extensions That Will Change Your Life

I’m all about a good life hack and even better? A productivity life hack! Finding ways to make your lives more simple is kinda why the sole purpose of this blog. For the past 3 months, I’ve been testing and trying out the top Google Chrome Extensions that you can add to your browser to make things just a bit easier and help you own the productivity game. FYI – these only work on Google Chrome and not on Firefox or Safari. And in case you are using Internet Explorer… congrats! You’re the last person on Earth doing so…

I Ditched My Cell Phone for 10 Days – Here’s What Happened

For months before my Thailand trip, I was feeling overwhelmed. This constant sense of always having to be “on” that is inherent in the lives of entrepreneurs, side-hustlers and pretty much anyone who chooses to damn themselves to a life of being constantly working. I knew that when I am living my day to day life, phone time is a necessity. It’s how I write my posts, how I engage with my audience, handle business affairs and basically live. That’s when I realized that if I truly wanted a vacation for from it all, I needed to leave my phone at home…

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The 4 Money Mistakes Millennials Are Making

Millennials get a bad reputation for just about everything, but one place that we can certainly do better is with money management. Choke it up to our desire for endless avocado toast breakfasts or weeknight Seamless deliveries, but common money mistakes can keep us from achieving financial security, planning for our futures and being resilient to unexpected occurrences. Here are the biggest financial culprits:

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5 Ted Talks That You Need To See Before You Turn 30

If you’re looking for a little inspiration at this pivotal time in your life, then…

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What I Wish I Knew When I Was In College

There are certain milestones in your life like getting ready for high school, entering college, or finding a job, that seem like the most important things in the world. You are worried about waking up for your 8 AMs, getting a good grade on your midterm and ultimately finding a job that will be both self-satisfying and financially stable. A big part of who you are as an adult, begins during your transformative years in college and there are so many…