For most of my life I had no true hobbies. During interviews, I always dreaded the question, tell me a little bit about yourself or what do you like to do for fun outside of work. I assume interviewers want to hear something interesting and creative like I read to underprivileged kids or I make jewelry out of scrap metal. Unfortunately what came to my mind while sitting in the interview hot seat was ‘uh I like to hang out with my friends and day drink outside and um I guess ... Read More about 8 Reasons You Need a Hobby And 18 Fun & Cheap Hobby Ideas to Try
As we start the New Year, we all have a vision for how we want to improve our lives in this upcoming year. While there are many factors that impact how successful we are at achieving our goals, one is often overlooked. This factor is: you are who you hang out with. Your friends have a bigger impact on you than you may think. Now this doesn’t have to be a bad thing, it just means that you should be aware of how your friends may influence you. Jim Rohn has been credited ... Read More about You Are Who You Hang Out With — 5 Qualities Your Friends Should Have
Are you feeling too stressed too often? You know stress bad for you but you don’t see how you can get over the overwhelm? Stress is a problem for a lot of us professionals. We have to deal with work stress and life stress at the same time. Somehow we need to make money at our jobs, maintain our relationships, and keep ourselves healthy with the little free time that we have. It’s exhausting. But, this stress and overwhelm is exactly why we need to use mindfulness for ... Read More about Reduce Stress Permanently: How to Make Mindfulness a Habit
When you think of Thanksgiving, what do you picture? Is it the stuffing and gravy? Maybe you picture the delicious desserts. Or, you may think of the food coma you’ll be in later that night. If you think about it, a lot of people binge eat on Thanksgiving (honestly I’m one of them most years). But surprisingly, Thanksgiving can actually be very healthy for you. It’s a time to appreciate the people in your life and all the things you have to be grateful for. Practicing gratitude on ... Read More about Can Thanksgiving Actually Be Good For Your Health?
My anxiety flares up at the worst times. Oh I have an interview I need to nail, a important report due for my CFO or a presentation I need to give? Well, instead of acting like a super cool Finance Lady Boss, my anxiety attacks like to show up. I haven’t gotten to the point where I can’t breathe but my heart starts racing, my voice trembles, my brain stops being useful and I even cry sometimes (I hide this one). It’s embarrassing and detrimental to my quality of life so I had to find ways to ... Read More about Easy to Use Breathing Techniques for Anxiety