Balance Your Work & Personal Life

One of the biggest struggles in adult life is finding a balance between working and a personal life. It’s too easy to overlap the two, and a pain to separate them.

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I’ve really struggled with balancing my work life and my personal life in the last few months. Putting work first is too easy, and focusing on my own life and my own needs has become a back burner hobby. And that’s something that needs to change.

Here are some of the first steps I’ve taken to creating a healthy work/life balance: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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5 Ways to Destress After a Long Day

I love my job, I really do. But on days where I spend my whole morning switching from one marketing task to another, and then spend my afternoon rushing between stores in 2:30 traffic, I come home with a crick in my shoulder and a frown on my face.

Today was one of those days and I needed to remind myself how to destress despite how cranky I was. I thought I would share these little tips in hopes that they help someone else in the future. Enjoy!Read More

How to Alleviate Finals Stress in 9 Steps

It’s that time of year where 20-somethings around the world are getting ready to take their end-of-year finals. And instead of panicking and freaking out, it’s time to learn how to deal with all that stress.

I am the queen of stress, and get dyshidrosis on my hands every term. It’s disgusting and gross, but ever since I developed it senior year of high school I have learned ways to lower my stress level, which means less yucky bumps on my fingers.

Everyone deals with stress differently, and stress treats everyone differently, so there is no go-to way to alleviate stress. However, the tools I have lined up below will help to work toward alleviating stress, or at least distract you long enough to not lose your cool in the library.

Have a good finals week!

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The 10 Best Stress Relievers

Stress.

It is the single worst word in the dictionary and one that we all fear. Stress is terrible and awful and if we had the chance we would attack it with spears and leave it in a ditch. We don’t like stress.

And when stress does appear, what do we do? Usually crawl in a ball and watch Netflix until our procrastination becomes so great that we finally do our work. That’s crummy and inefficient. We need a way to deal with our stress that makes it manageable and let’s us get work done sooner. And that’s what I’m going to teach you today!

I have always been a stressful person and learning to deal with stress has been a lifetime of learning. And two decades in, I’ve learned lots of simple, easy ways that make stress go away quicker and get you to your goal sooner. It’s not even that difficult. That’s why I’ve compiled a list of 10 stress relievers I use on a regular basis that truly help. And will get that report in sooner.

So, who wants to learn how to manage their stress?Read More