Facing Failure | Tips for Dealing with Disappointment

Failure sucks. How we cope with failure doesn’t have to. 

Whether you’re a blogger, a student, a creative, or another working professional, failure is a part of life that everyone has to deal with at some point. If you’re feeling down about your recent failures or you’re looking for tips on coping with failure, please keep reading.

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Smart Consumerism | Make Better Shopping Decisions #2

In my last post, I shared three basic tips to developing smarter shopping habits today: Creating a monthly budget, planning ahead, and evaluating online reviews and advertising. Please keep reading for three additional ways to become a more informed shopper.

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Smart Consumerism | How to Make Better Shopping Decisions #1

Learning how to develop smart shopping and savings habits are essential parts of growing up. Unfortunately, for many of us, financial literacy is not something taught to us in school or by our parents.

Shopping can offer temporary relief from stress or sadness, but buying “things” does not equate to true happiness. Moreover, excessive spending can actually hold you back from living an active, engaging life, especially as you age.

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How to Set Goals You’ll Keep

Do you struggle to set goals that you’ll actually keep? Are you longing to make a lifestyle change or conquer a lifelong challenge? Check out this list for steps and methods to setting goals that you’ll actually keep.

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My Daily Makeup Basket

Keeping a makeup basket is a helpful tool for makeup lovers with large collections who want to make use of more of what they own. Whether you want to test out new additions or finish a product up entirely, mastering the art of curating a monthly make up basket is an awesome way to shop your stash and use what you already own.

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Beauty Minimalism

Working to reverse my excessive shopping habits has been a journey. The past two years, I’ve been working hard to reduce the amount of clothing, accessories, and makeup that I own. This year, I will continue to try downsizing my material goods.

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to Thrive

On my commute to work, I can’t help but to wonder, how many people are aiming to get through the day? How often do I start my own day thinking, I’ll be happy when this day is over. Unfortunately, too many people go through life merely aiming to make it through their day.

In the immortal words of Switchfoot, “I wanna thrive, not just survive.” But what does it mean to thrive?

Personally, when I envision the word “thrive,” I see lush green vegetation blooming, regardless of the weather or the environment.

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