Blog, Productivity

9 Tips for Boosting Your Success on Upwork

9 Tips for Boosting Your Success on Upwork

Here’s the Thing… I know for some people, Upwork, and similar sites, have negative connotations associated with them such as service charges, low paying jobs & high competition. However, despite all of that, I have had very good “luck” with landing jobs on Upwork. Really though, luck had nothing to do with it. Instead, I have refined my strategy in…

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Goals + Growth

Goodbye Ipsy

Goodbye Ipsy Pruning to good to make room for the great

Here’s the Thing… Don’t worry, don’t worry. I haven’t canceled my Ipsy bag. In fact, I will not be canceling my Ipsy bag in any foreseeable future. How else will I be able to stay up to date with all the latest beauty trends?! On a serious note, I have been putting a lot of thought into the type of content…

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Coaching Yourself With Love

Coaching yourself with love

Here’s the Thing… A few months ago I was at my brother’s high school basketball game. It was a close game at first, but by the second half, my brother’s team was doing really really well. Not surprisingly, the other team’s coach was NOT happy about it. He was super frustrated with his team and got to the point where…

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Goals + Growth

Purposeful Progress: March

Purposeful Progress: March

Here’s the Thing… I am not going to lie: March was an absolute whirlwind of a month. Between learning to navigate a new job, balancing freelance gigs & continuing to embrace my newfound freedom, I definitely had my work cut out for me. In the midst of all that, what wasn’t at the front of my mind were my Purposeful…

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Reviews

Ipsy Glam Bag Review: March

Ipsy Glam Bag Review March

Here’s the Thing… As you probably have noticed, I am generally very happy with my Ipsy bag each month, even if I don’t *love* every single thing that I received. However, this month’s bag was definitely not my favorite. Not only were there a few products I didn’t find particularly useful, but there were also a couple products I actually…

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Goals + Growth

2018 Motivational Playlist

2018 motivational playlist

Here’s the Thing… The other day I was getting ready to do the dishes or something and I opened my Pandora app to play music. My boyfriend said, “do you have to listen to music whenever you do anything?” Ummmm…..yes? I don’t understand the question. I literally listen to music all the time. Even if I’m just doing something really quick,…

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Goals + Growth

Stop Scrolling!

Stop scrolling!

Here’s the Thing… Over the past few months, since I have been seriously focused on blogging, I have noticed an increase in mindless Instagram scrolling. Not just scrolling through Instagram in general, but specifically landing on blogger’s pages that I admire, look up, aspire to be like, etc. The longer I scroll, the more I begin envying everything about them.…

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Reviews

Ipsy Glam Bag Review: February

Ipsy Glam Bag Review: February

Here’s the Thing… I realize that we are halfway through March and I have already received my March Glam bag, yet I still have not written my February review. Yeah, that’s my bad. BUT in my defense, February was a short month! Those two extra days really add up….. Okay, so I admit it’s a terrible excuse but life has…

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