Category: Productivity

Podcast, Productivity

Ditch the Vision Board: Using Trello for Goal Setting

Around this time of the year, people start to plan vision board making parties and building out the new list to guide their next year. But what if I told you that there was a new strategy to get you real results? Enter Trello! We get into the weeds with this one, but it’s well …

Business, Career, Money, Podcast, Productivity

Journaling for Healing and Success

We’re back from a short, unplanned hiatus! Along with a quick life update, I share some advice on FREE self-care, journaling! This pandemic has caused me to develop new habits, but one of the positive ones is journaling. It’s helped keep me sane on days I’m working from home alone, process all the negative news, …

Podcast, Productivity

Self-Care and Passion Projects Post COVID

I feel it and you may too, life is getting busy again whether we’re still working from home or things are picking back up. You don’t want to neglect all the self-care you started to embrace and your new passion project when “normal” life is in full swing again. Here’s a bit of advice on …

Money, Productivity

How I Changed My Money Rules (Making a Budget that Works for Me)

October 2017, I struggled to stick to my budget and that’s coming from a hyper-budgeter. I kept going over my spending budget and having to adjust the next paycheck to accommodate. This was a vicious cycle that I knew I had to break. And after months of tweaking my plan, I had to change my …

Productivity

How to Successfully Have a Lazy/Productive Saturday

Whatever happened to the lazy/productive Saturday? The one that you look back on Sunday evening, and don’t regret how much time you wasted. I find myself often waking up earlier than I want, wasting time on social media or lounging around the house, and then heading out to run errands that seem to consume the …

Career, Money, Productivity

Stay Ready: A Guide to Professional Readiness

“When you stay ready, you won’t have to get ready”. But how do you get to that point in the first place? I experienced from first-hand pageant experience that it’s much easier when you have all your ducks in a row beforehand. Although this quote, spoken to me so eloquently by my babe, was birthed …

Money, Productivity

Budgeting 101: My Golden Rules

Happy payday (someone’s getting paid today)! Whether you’re paid biweekly, semimonthly, monthly, quarterly, annually, etc. there is a routine that you should adopt in order to keep your finances organized. Each week of payday, I follow a routine that keeps me up to date with my bills, knowledgeable of all my income, and on track …