Blogging has been a ride of a personal development journey and over the course of the last few months, I’ve hit my biggest challenge yet: self doubt. This month I’m reflecting on how to make the most of it when life gets busy.
Even though I like to think of myself as an avid saver, saving up for an emergency fund has been a far larger struggle than I’d like to admit. Every time I seem like I’m so close, I seem to just drop right back down. So here are 3 things I’ve had to spend my emergency fund on and my plan to get it back up to my goal.
If you are also in the sphere of personal finance, a common term that is thrown around is #FIRE, which stands for Financial Independence and Retire Early. I’m all for the idea of financial independence but early retirement is not for me.
Stuck on what to make for dinner tonight? Are you looking for a quick, easy, recipe for dinner? Well here are five! From quiche to salmon, beef stew to pizza and pasta, this post will have you covered and looking like a professional chef even if you’re a beginner cook. Impress your or just treat yourself to meals that are better than takeout.
Happy September! And welcome to the start of the many holidays to come beginning with Halloween. I’ve always loved holidays and celebrations, and as I’ve grown up I’ve had to find the balance between celebrating that child-like spirit within me, and being a grown up in a professional office where not everyone may feel […]
I spent 5.5 years in university and it took quite a few years before I really got the hang of starting a new, fresh, school year in September. This September, I will be going back to school again but this time, for part-time courses. This means I will be working full-time at my 8-5 and […]
I live for summer nights. But I really, really hate the heat. And what has worsened my sweaty, uncomfortable, sensitive skin is actually the air quality. After lots and lots of trial and error, I’ve finally found the products that not only work super well, but also a routine that keeps me motivated and refreshed to continue with my night routine.
Trying to make a budget and don’t know where to start? It’s here! I will walk you through how I budget with my FREE budget spreadsheet.
A running theme throughout adulthood is of course, personal finance! It’s maybe the most important life admin task of all because it really does provide the foundation and limits for everything else. No matter how much money you have, everyone needs a budget.
You know how when someone say don’t do something because it’s bad but you have to do it to see for yourself? Well, that’s me.
And every successful blogger/Instagrammer will tell you that bots do not work. But I really had to see it for myself from those that do promote it and owe their growth to bots.
If you’re anything like me, you also hate job interviews. They are such a necessary part of growing up but it’s something that can be very nerve-wracking and intimidating.
And while the age old advice of “it gets easier the more you do it” is true; I think it should be modified, to “it gets easier the more you do it, but it’s going to be painful, stressful and probably pretty embarrassing along the way.”