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How to Beat Holiday Stress

December 5, 2016

As I get older, I feel a little bit more stressed every time the holidays come around. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE the holidays and consider them to be my favorite time of year. However, with added financial, family, and work pressure, things can seem more stressful than festive. Being worried about what to get your boyfriend’s family while also freaking out about how much you have to do at work and how you’ll have time to do the million other…

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Easy Ways to Save Money

October 24, 2016

Saving money is hard. It’s probably one of the hardest things ever, actually. Especially if you’re like me and have a hard time resisting the shopping urge. However, as a post-grad turning into a real adult (yikes), saving is definitely a necessity. It became even more crucial having our big trip on the horizon! Saving for a long vacation is no joke. As I’ve saved up for this trip and just in general (Dave finally made me start my own savings account,…

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How to Get Out of a Rut

September 29, 2016

We’ve all been there. Something goes wrong, and no matter how big of a deal it is, it ends up wrecking your mood and getting you down for a day (or more). Since I always stress out about things more than I should, if something goes wrong, I tend to ruminate about it until it ultimately puts me in a rut. I’ve had quite a few of these bad days in the past month, and let me tell you, it’s not fun. Sometimes…

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10 Things I Wish I Knew My Freshman Year of College

September 7, 2016

Me as a freshman in 2010 on a hike near campus (gotta love my Cal Poly shirt) It’s hard to believe that it’s been 6 years since my freshman year of college. I’m so jealous of everyone heading to college this fall! Although I don’t miss cramming for tests, I do miss college life sometimes. As cheesy as it sounds, college was seriously the best time of my life! Every now and then I think back and wonder if only I knew back then…

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