Tag Archive: life skills

Nov 26 2013

4 Lessons I learned growing up poor

By no means am I a “money expert” nor do I claim to know the best way to be financially successful. I’ve always tried to be a good saver, and a lot of my learnings probably came from being a former poor kid. But stretching a dollar wasn’t all I learned growing up poor. Here …

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Nov 06 2013

5 Things you should never say to an angry woman

Whether she’s stressed out about work, annoyed by her parents, upset about her appearance or mad about something stupid you may have said or done, there are just some things you don’t say to an angry woman. A woman who’s in the heat of rage and sees enough red to rip off your head is …

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Jul 24 2013

“It’s gonna be okay…” My new journal & funny quotes about life

Last week, a friend and co-worker gave me a journal with funny quotes about life, which she thought was perfect for me. And she was right. The journal is called “It’s gonna be okay” and the cover description is so me: “A journal to reassure myself when I’m overwhelmed by the creeping sense of impending …

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Jul 20 2013

How to recognize lazy people before getting involved with them

Recently I wrote a blog post entitled “Signs of a control freak.” A lot of it was about my perfectionist traits. One of my friends said maybe the world needs more control freaks and suggested my next post be called, “How to recognize a lazy mofo.” (I opted for a less offensive title, hence “How …

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Jun 09 2013

29 years in this world and 9 bits of “wisdom” I can share

I’ve officially reached the last year that I’ll be able to call myself 20-something. Since this is my last year as a 20-something blogger, I was inspired to write a post listing bits of wisdom that I can share with others. I use the term “wisdom” loosely because – like I said – I’m only …

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May 26 2013

Signs you might be a control freak

I’ve been called a perfectionist by just about everyone I know… my husband, friends, co-workers and anyone who’s ever had to deal with me. Some people jokingly say I have OCD. Others call me a control freak, and they’re probably right. Do you sometimes wonder if you might be a control freak too? Here are some signs …

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Mar 29 2013

Important life skills everyone should learn

Lately, I’ve been reading blogs about improving your life and practicing some balance. Most of my readings covered topics like choosing to be happy and making time for your personal goals. These readings inspired me to write a post that focused more on actionable life skills to not only live better, but live smarter. Life …

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