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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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How to Survive a Music Festival

How to Survive a Music Festival

Here’s the Thing… I am a big fan of live music. Even if I don’t know the band at all, I will still enjoy myself just because I love the energy that comes from concerts so much. I went to my first concert when I was 14 and have been tagging along with my mom to concerts ever since. However, music…

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Simple Starbucks + Panera Hacks

Simple Starbucks & Panera Hacks

Here’s the Thing… Whenever I go out to Panera or Starbucks (a couple of my favorite places, btw), I always end up spending like 10 bucks on a drink and something to eat. I’d like to say that “I set out to intentionally discover ways to save money,” but the reality is, I’m cheap. And the thought of consistently paying…

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How to Survive the Work Week

How to Survive the Work Week

Here’s the Thing… I enjoy my job. I do. But sometimes, it gets stressful and overwhelming, and mundane. Mundane. My least favorite word. There are those weeks where it feels like the days just drag on and on. And each week seems to blend with the next. And before you know it, a whole month has gone by! I am…

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5 Ways to Prepare for the Week Ahead

Five Ways to Prepare for the Week Ahead

Here’s the Thing…   The weekends are my happy time. Actually, I think they are most people’s happy time (unless you have some sort of food service/customer service job; I feel ya).   I just love sleeping in, hanging out with family and friends, never taking off my stretchy pants; it’s a dream.   But, all good things must come…

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