4 Ways to Help You Be Productive After Work

4 Ways to Help You Be Productive After Work

How many of us feel like we get home and waste our evenings? I can raise my hand to that one. The next morning we are annoyed that no progress was made in a hobby, self-care, or even basic cleaning. This can feel like the inevitable merri-go-round when you arrive home late from work, on a regular basis.  

For all of those who struggle productivity after a long day I have a few tricks to help you get the most out of your evenings. Now, you may be thinking, not going to happen. I get home between 8 or 9, sometimes later. Well, yes that is late. But, it doesn't mean you still can't use your limited time of 30 minutes or an hour and a half to benefit yourself. 

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How to Survive Unemployment: It’s Been Going On For Far To Long

How to Survive Unemployment: It’s Been Going On For Far To Long

So you have been stuck without a job for what feels like an eternity. For some it could be a couple of weeks, others it may be months or years. Whatever it is for you, you have hit rock bottom and sadness, despair and self loathing have kick in. It’s hard to find motivation to do much of anything. You wake up late, and prefer to nap the day away. Sleep has more appeal than your life, if anything it eats up the day so there isn’t too much time spent thinking about your circumstances. Rejection is taking its toll and really you wonder if you should have chosen another profession or why you liked this profession in the first place.  

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How to Survive Unemployment: Lack of Purpose

How to Survive Unemployment: Lack of Purpose

Often during unemployment we feel a lack of purpose. There are no longer the pressing deadlines, important needs to be met by you, or expectations from others. I have felt like an absolute bum and waste of space during times of unemployment, but I have realized that it is a state of mind. Your purpose is always showing up and being the best you can be.  

Feeling like you have purpose is based on how you define it. Which can be difficult when society says even a shitty employment is better than no job. During unemployment you have to define your purpose. Do not limit it to just finding another job. Purpose goes beyond employment - it is how you can serve others, or make an impact. So how will you serve others today? Is it related to your goal employment like volunteering in that field? Is it mentoring or teaching? Does it have nothing to with your goal 9 to 5 and more to d

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A Morning Routine for the Busy Lady

A Morning Routine for the Busy Lady

Morning rituals are all the buzz, but can seem intimidating when people talk about journaling for half an hour, doing their morning workout, and reading for half an hour. When you are busy, a morning ritual can be more of a hassle than a self-care ritual. Well, I am here to tell you that your morning ritual can be anything you want it to be, and fit into your schedule. 

I am going to talk about some different ideas to have in your morning ritual, and suggest time limits so that you can enjoy it without worrying about being late for work.

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How to Have Self-Care at Work: 23 Tips

How to Have Self-Care at Work: 23 Tips

Self-care can be challenging to get in, with working, social events and trying to get enough sleep in. But, you don't have to struggle with it, because you can continue your self-care even at work. Here, I give 23 different tips to help you nurture healthy self-care routines at work. 

Learn how to set up your work space and desk for better self-care and less physical stress on your body. I will tell you how to best use your meal time, what clothes your should be wearing, and how to get in some exercise into your work day. 

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Book Review: High Performance Habits

Book Review: High Performance Habits

This book got be excited about creating and achieving the future I want. Brendon Burchard discusses habits that anyone can do, regardless of your background, experience, chosen profession or success rate. 

About the book  

This book has 6 different habits that Brendon explains to you, with studies that he has done on clients and different populations along with studies from scientists. Each habit is broken down so you can understand how it helps with continued success and how you can start implimenting that habit in your daily and weekly life. 

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When Burnout Gets You: My Story

When Burnout Gets You: My Story

Burnout. We dread it. We work hard to create what we want, to smash goals, and become who want to be. But burnout can hit us. One day we are motivated and excited, the next we are in bed, sick, and unable to move from exhuastion.  

Now burnout doesn’t happen over night, even though it may feel like it. It is the compounded effect of how we are treating ourselves over weeks, months, and even years. Some of us think of burn out as the “I need a month long vacation,” type of feeling. Or the "I need to sleep for days" to recover from the amount of hours I have been putting in.

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4 Questions to Ask When Setting Your Goals

4 Questions to Ask When Setting Your Goals

I love setting goals and dreaming big. But when it comes time to actually start achieving goals, I usually realize which goals were good choices and which weren't. When choosing which goals to follow through with there are 4 questions you should be asking. 

Short term goals, that last less than a month can be superfluous, mean nothing to you, and have no benefit. Those can be conquered even when you are not invested because the time period is so short. But, when you are investing time over months and years for a goal,  the reason for doing it has to go beyond "just because," in order to feel any sort of accomplishment at the end.

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