You’re a Better Resume Away from a Job That Doesn’t Suck

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You’re a better resume away from having a job that doesn’t suck. The commute used to be horrible; now you’re indifferent about it, maybe complacent. The gray-taupe cubicle was small when you first started, now this little box feels like an Read More …

Are your goals your own?

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We’re into the second week of the new year. By now the shine on our resolutions is wearing off a little and we’re settling back into our habits and routines. Good or bad, it’s the life we’ve created for ourselves. Read More …

Six Things You May Not Realize are Cluttering Up Your Time

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I don’t feel like I’m over-estimating when I say that most of us probably wonder where most of our time goes. I know for me, far too much of it is spent worrying about useless things. For example, I have Read More …

Your Crap is a Distraction – Part 3 of Series

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Your crap is a distraction. We find all sorts of ways to distract ourselves. Television and gadgets, addictions, busyness and to-do lists, even some of our relationships. Having a lot of extra clutter and convincing ourselves we somehow need it Read More …

Stop multi-tasking. It’s not a thing.

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Multi-tasking has long been thought to be the litmus test of how we measure the ability to be productive. Corporate America has required this enigmatic skill for decades, which is why, being the not-so-Spring-chicken that I am, I assumed that Read More …

Downsizing Out of Toxic Relationships

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I talk about detoxing, simplification, and minimalism a lot here. Typically we think of eliminating things like excess weight, material things that no longer serve us or that we’ve outgrown or no longer enjoy. But what I want to talk Read More …

Six Steps to Decluttering for Those in Denial

Last week I had the good fortune of being a guest blogger on The Fractured Humorous, authored by Karen Alea. If you don’t already follow Karen, she’s wildly entertaining, and I highly recommend that you do. Karen has her MFA Read More …

Eight Small Ways to Minimize Your Impact to the Planet This Earth Day

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It’s Earth Day! Today, we’re going to be talking about small ways to minimize your impact on the earth’s resources, but first, to celebrate, check out these Earth Day Cocktail Recipes courtesy of She Knows. (You’re welcome.) In an effort to Read More …

Living simply doesn’t mean living like you’re broke.

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*this post contains affiliate links I know what it’s like to be broke. Really broke. Getting calls and notices that you’re past due on just about everything. Not being able to afford the simplest things. Having no vision of a Read More …

Beauty is more than skin deep. Literally.

*This post contains affiliate links So, I thought that the whole “word for the year” thing was a tired cliché before it ever even began. I promised that I would never be caught doing that just because everyone else was Read More …