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Month: February 2017

Jet. Set. GrOceries

Jet. Set. GrOceries

One of the biggest time suckers in any given week for any individual or family is the trip to the grocery store. Hangry people, screaming children and only a single register open which coincidentally is being manned by the human incarnation of the sloth from Zootopia. It is absolutely dreadful. My mom is the only person I have known to enjoy a trip to the grocery store, but she certainly she did not pass that trait down to me. Even with…

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3 Easy Steps for the Perfect Evening Routine

3 Easy Steps for the Perfect Evening Routine

If you are among the decreasing number of people who work a steady 9–5, making it home for dinner by 6pm every night, you very likely have between five and six hours between the blessed moment you cross the front door, and when you set your alarm for the next day. For the rest of us with more varied schedules (and/or night owl tendencies), there is still plenty of time available in the evenings, although we may more acutely feel…

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The Importance (yet utter difficulty) of Single Tasking

The Importance (yet utter difficulty) of Single Tasking

It’s only Wednesday and I haven’t had a full day off in about three weeks. With all of the competing projects that need my attention, it feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day to do everything that I need to do for work. On top of that, like many of you, my inbox has been overflowing lately, which is really the last thing that I need in my life. I have been determined to focus and give every…

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Is How You Define Success Making You Miserable?

Is How You Define Success Making You Miserable?

I came across an article in the Atlantic today about mommy blogger, Amber Fillerup Clark, who runs a very popular website detailing everything about her life, her two children, husband and one adorable dog. According to the article, Amber has 1.3 million Instagram followers, 227,000 YouTube fans, and 250,000 monthly blog readers. Wow. I had never heard of Amber or her blog before, but being featured in the Atlantic is a pretty big deal, so before long I was making…

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The Ying and Yang of Energy and Motivation

The Ying and Yang of Energy and Motivation

Yesterday was one of those days where I felt like I was just slogging through the mud trying to get everything done, and never quite getting there. After a just so perfectly timed meeting smack dab in the middle of the afternoon, I was left with a lot of work to do and a depleting pool of energy to draw from to finish. By the time I was sitting outside in the early evening waiting for the bus to start…

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