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Why I Sometimes Turn Down Blogging Opportunities

Often I see other bloggers talk about how to get sponsored opportunities and collaborations, but today, I wanted to talk about the other end of the spectrum. What about saying no to blogging opportunities?

Before we continue, let me preface this post by saying that I love blogging, and I’m grateful any time that a brand reaches out to me. I’ve really enjoyed getting to know and work with brands.

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How to Deal with Loneliness When You Live Alone

I’ll be honest, the fear of loneliness was something I was really worried about prior to moving out on my own. I really enjoy being by myself. In fact, sometimes I feel like I need to recharge alone after I’ve been super busy or around a lot of people, but I’d be lying if I said that I don’t ever feel lonely. I feel lonely a lot, and I don’t think it’s a feeling that will ever go away.

How to Combat Loneliness When Living Alone

Loneliness is a natural byproduct of living alone. But there are ways to combat it. Here are my tips for reducing the feeling of loneliness when you live by yourself. Continue Reading

The Apps I Can’t Live Without

I’ll fully admit that I probably spend more time on my phone than I should. I feel like in this day and age, we’re all a little guilty of that. If that isn’t your case, then good for you! Nonetheless, my phone is a life savior and a boredom buster. And of course, it keeps me connected to the people I love.

Favorite iPhone Apps

I don’t know why, but I’m always curious to see what other people use on their phones, so I thought it’d be fun to share some of my must-have and most used iPhone apps.  Continue Reading

How to Build Your Professional Wardrobe

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Let’s talk workwear. Especially when you’re just starting out, building a professional wardrobe can be a challenge. You want quality pieces without spending your entire paycheck. Luckily, once you learn what’s worth the investment and what’s not, it’s achievable to create a professional wardrobe that you can be proud of. Continue Reading