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“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are”
E.E. Cummings

Supporting your Loved Ones who Hate their Jobs

The likelihood is high that you have someone in your life who consistently complains about their job. It can be hard to determine what an appropriate response should be in these situations. Here are a few tips to help you support the people in your life who are struggling professionally. Ask Questions You're friend or family member is going to find a way to bring [...]

Motivational Quotes to Get You Through the Work Week

There is no shame in needing motivational quotes to get you through a week. Work can be hard. It can feel overwhelming, frustrating and just plain boring at times. If you find yourself struggling and needing a little pick-me-up, check out these five quotes to help you kick start your motivation.   “Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you [...]

Productivity with the Pomodoro

When confronted with interruptions and competing responsibilities, it can be difficult to effectively manage our time. Believe it or not, a kitchen timer may be your secret to a more productive day. The Pomodoro method is a productivity system that helps with time management and task completion.   In the 1980s, Francesco Cirillo developed a technique inspired by his kitchen timer shaped like a tomato, [...]

Adulting 101

Wouldn't it have been nice to have a class in high school that taught us how to get it together? Well I didn't, but there are a few things we can do to make our adult lives a little easier.   Build your credit. Look at your credit report and pay the things that may be lowering your number. The FTC recommends going to annualcreditreport.com [...]

Daily Routines for a More Productive Day

If you want your day to be more productive, you should create a daily routine. Having a positive daily routine can provide benefits such as giving you structure, creating forward-moving habits, and providing momentum that will carry you on the days when you feel like you don’t have the strength to carry yourself. Setting up and following a daily routine can help you establish priorities, [...]