Subscriptions That Are Worth It

If there is a subscription service to be had, then I must have it. After years of playing around with different subscriptions {from streaming to banking to beauty} I have found the ones that are not a waste of that $5-20 every month.

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If you aren’t in the know, subscription services are regularly billed – usually monthly – that are meant to make life easier. From delivering fresh veggies to your door to just about anything else on the planet, if you need something done there’s a subscription service for that.

After years of trying out different services – mostly because who doesn’t love a good free trial? – I figured today I’d share the subscription services that I have found most worthy of my hard earned cash.Read More

Why I Stopped Glamorizing Bad Habits

I’m going to make this pretty short and sweet as I sliced open two of my fingers earlier {what lengths I go to for fresh lime juice} but this is important, so I shall persevere. Let’s talk about why we need to stop glamorizing unhealthy, bad habits.

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10 Things I Can't Live Without

As a Taurus, I am a creature of comfort and cannot live without those comforts. I am not completely happy unless all of my needs are met. Over the years I have made myself a grocery list of the things I need to feel comfortable and content in my surroundings. And today I thought I’d share them.

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5 Ways I Prepare For a Busy Week

Lately it seems all I have is busy week after busy week. While I love taking on the challenge, it does take a certain bit of planning to ensure that everything is in place.

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On weeks where I know things are going to be full – long day at the office, weekends traveling – I always take one day out of my weekend to prepare everything so I feel on top of my game. Here’s my five steps for busy week preparation:Read More

7 Ways to Keep Calm at Work

Whether you work in an office or in your home, work can be stressful. From upset customers calling to yell on the phone, or simply facing disappointment when a project doesn’t work out, it is easy to lose cool when it isn’t smooth sailing.

I often face these issues as my job is multi-faceted and I become frustrated. When that happens my productivity goes down the whole and suddenly I’ve wasted hours because one thing upset me. That’s why I have my “Keep Calm and Carry On” office tricks for those stress out moments in the office.

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A Change Has Come {And Why It Was Needed}

There is a chance that if you are reading this you are noticing that The Enthusiast looks different today. Actually, it looks very different. A change has come to The Enthusiast as all great things change, and after six years, I figured it was time for a facelift. A better look, better content, better me.

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou

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My Favourite French Lifestyle Tips

All four years of high school I took French and I’ve never regretted the decision. Not only did I make some of the best friends of my life, but I was invited into a culture so unlike my own. From my time in the classroom – to my trip to France in 2012 – I have learned so much about the Parisienne lifestyle and have found some tips that I’ve applied to my own life.

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Today I’ll be sharing the seven lifestyle tidbits from the French that I think truly add to my life.Read More

11 Tiny Changes That Improved My Life

I am all about life improvement. I truly believe that each person can become better, whether it be in their personal relationships, their diet, or their productivity (or anything else). That’s why I spend a lot of time changing up my routine to better myself.

Tiny Changes to Improve Life

This week I thought I would share the 11 {very tiny} changes I made to my life so far in 2017 that have really improved my life for the better. They have made me healthier, more alert, and overall a better person.

I hope that you will see these tip and try incorporating them into your own life and see what a difference they make! Enjoy!Read More

Simple Luxuries For a Better Week

One of my biggest goals in life is to surround myself with things that make me happy. And that means purchasing items that feel luxurious and special, that really add to my life.

Even when I’m having a horrible day, coming home to a space filled with things that make me feel like I’m staying in a hotel spa completely changes my day. So when I’m selecting anything from daily groceries to bed linens to beauty products I make sure they make me feel like I am living my best life.

Below is a list of items that I purchase that I feel really add to my life experience by how luxurious and fancy they feel, especially when they don’t break the bank.Read More

5 Rituals for a Happier Life

I am constantly in the pursuit of enriching my everyday life.

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In this pursuit, I have found that there are many habits and rituals that can lead to living a happier life. These rituals change often for me as I discover new ones, but there are some that are timeless and I always go back to them. So today I’m going to share them.

These rituals always make my life seem more relaxing and less complicated. I hope they do the same for you.Read More