Why 2020 is the Best Year to Adopt the 4 Gift Rule

For the past four years, I kept telling myself that I would use the four gift rule when purchasing Christmas gifts. The four gift rule is about giving four gifts to each person: something they want, something they need, something to read, and something to wear. The four gift rule is about giving gifts with […]

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5 Things That Every Black Friday Shopper Should Know

I have never gotten caught up in the craze of Black Friday shopping. However, I have worked retail. I have worked retail on late Thanksgiving nights and (Black) Friday mornings and I can tell you that it is pretty hectic. It is crazy. As soon as the doors open, people would just rush in without […]

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7 Things I Am Grateful For This Holiday Season 2020

Writing about this holiday season 2020 is one that I expect will get done again and again in a variety of forms. We can all agree that 2020 has been a crazy whirlwind of a year. It feels as if 2020 has been 5 years instead of one. It feels as if we are tiptoeing […]

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5 Things You Should Do to Make Your Bad Days Better

Imagine this: you wake up early, earlier than you usually do. You brush your teeth and get dressed, even humming a tune. Everything is fine and dandy until you go to sit at your desk. You blink. Your computer screen is black. There is a single sentence: COMPUTER IS MALFUNCTIONED. PLEASE ENTER THE DISK. You […]

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5 Top Things You Should Do If You Win The Lottery

Imagine this: you are sitting on your couch with a giant bowl of popcorn that you popped with that popcorn machine you got for Christmas. You flip the TV on, while clutching a torn sheet with a series of numbers written on it. You start listening to the newscaster, hardly daring to breathe, as you […]

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Overcoming My Top Four Fears

Ask one of my closest childhood friends and they’ll be hard-pressed to tell you that I am a big scaredy cat. Not a lot of people know that I have a lot of fears. I used to resent this, as I thought that it somehow made me weak. But as I’ve grown older, I’ve realized […]

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Four Skills I Learned During Quarantine

Ever since we were first put under mandatory lockdown orders, it felt as if my little world had come crashing down around me. For the first time, I could not just walk out of my own home. Whenever I did brave the outdoors to go to the store, I was always amazed at the nearly […]

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How a Successful Person Uses Affirmations in their Day-to-Day Life

(This blog post contains Amazon Affiliate Links. As an Amazon Affiliate Associate, I may earn a small commission from any purchases made through those links, at no extra cost to you). In the previous post, I wrote about the seven affirmations that you can use as a starting point on the road to positivity. Since […]

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7 Affirmations You Should Use to Promote Positivity in Your Life

A wise person once told me that it is important to say positive things to yourself. At the time, I merely scoffed at this innocuous suggestion. At the time, it sounded like something that someone arrogant or conceited would do. Also, it felt awkward to me to tell myself that I was beautiful or smart […]

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12 Kind Things You Can Do for Someone Today

In my previous post, I wrote about #WorldSmileDay. Even though it is election year and covid-19 is still lingering in the air, there is still much to smile about. Because of these mask wearing mandates, however, I feel like I smile even less now than I did before covid-19. Whenever I am out and about, […]

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