• Growing Money with UpWork
    Travel

    Make Money on UpWork: Get Hired for Your First Job

    Cha-ching! That’s the sound my bank account made today because my monthly paycheck from UpWork, my side hustle, got deposited. This is Part 1 of a small post series about how to make money on UpWork. I made over $100 in my first month on UpWork and in this series I will explain how you can turn it into a viable source of side cash like I have. In this post, I will go over how you can get hired for your first job (this isn’t exactly a piece of cake). Before I dive in, let me give you a little background on UpWork: What is UpWork? UpWork is an…

  • Make Journaling a Habit
    Wellness

    How to Journal: 5 Ways to Start Journaling Naturally

    “I have no idea how to start journaling. I’ve tried, but I look at the empty page in front of me and I have no idea what to write.” Does this sound like you? A relative of mine made this comment to me the other day while we were talking about journaling. She wishes she could start the a habit of writing in a journal- she’s read about all of the benefits of journaling and knows numerous people who love it. Despite this, whenever she’s tried it always feels silly and awkward. She has to force the words out. This is for your Aunt Annie. I’ve found there’s three groups…

  • Preventing College Burnout
    Wellness

    5 Tips to Prevent College Burnout

    Are you a motivated student who’s ready to have your best semester yet? Are you eager to meet lots of new people and join a variety of different organizations? Do you plan to pursue success and take advantage of every opportunity given to you? If yes, then this article is for you. Even the best of intentions can lead you down the wrong road. Be careful, or you could find yourself experiencing stress, becoming overwhelmed, and, eventually, college burnout. What is College Burnout? College burnout is emotional, physical and mental exhaustion that is caused by ongoing stress. Students who are experiencing college burnout often feel overwhelmed and unable to meet…

  • Planning My Digital Nomad Travels
    Travel

    My Dream of Being a Digital Nomad

    Do you know what you want to do when you get older? Or rather, do you know what you don’t want to do when you get older? Sometimes getting where we want to go is more a matter of avoiding where we absolutely don’t want to be and figuring the rest out along the way. It’s easy to fall off the bandwagon, especially when your goal is to travel-full time as a digital nomad. Humor me as we go through my perception of the typical work day, if it’s too painful to read feel free to skip through. I must admit it’s boring and monotonous and awful, but it’s a powerful…