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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

Julie Brown NYC Dress

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

Tips for Increasing Productivity

Chances are, you find yourself thinking that there aren’t enough hours in the day. And anyone who doesn’t feel that way, I’d like to know your secret. But alas, we’re stuck with 24. So, how do we make the most of every hour?

Productivity Hacks

With the nature of my job and client work, this can be especially challenging for me. But I’ve learned that juggling too many things at once never works out. Here’s my advice to make sure we’re all getting the most out of our day, thus able to spend more time doing the things we love.

Make the most of Sundays.

I’ve mentioned the importance of scheduling and prioritizing before. Take advantage of Sundays (or whatever free day you have) to get things done that often take away your focus from other things. Do you catch yourself during the work day thinking about errands you have to run? Knock those out on Sundays. I often dedicate my weekends to focusing on blog work, especially if I know I have a busy work week ahead. Continue Reading