I started writing in elementary school and haven't stopped since. I love to write about my life experiences and the hard lessons I've learned from them, as well as some of the life hacks I've discovered. I love tips for great work.
Five Hair Care Recipes You Can Make Yourself
If you have specific needs when it comes to your hair, you know how hard it can be to find affordable hair care products. What if you could take care of your hair and save money at the same time? You can do that by making your own hair care products. In this article, I’ll share some recipes for hair care products you can make at home with ingredients you can buy at the grocery store or on Amazon.
Seven Areas You Can Save Money With Remote Work
If you work remotely or work from home, there are several places you can save money. If you’ve been working from home for some time, you probably know what these areas are, but you might not have realized these savings yet if you’ve started working from home. I’ll cover several places you can save money in your budget when you work from home.
NEW DRAFT - Use These Five Tips to Stay Healthy When You Work from Home
Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic started in 2020, more people have started working from home at least part-time. As someone who’s worked from home exclusively for the last 18 years, I’m familiar with the benefits of working from home, as well as the disadvantages to it. Luckily, we can reduce the health risks of working from home by following these five tips.
How to Choose the Best Days to Work From Home
Hybrid working might be the future, but how should it be organized? Should companies let their employees choose which days they come into the office? If employees do get a choice, they need a strategy to increase their visibility and reduce stress. This article provides a few ideas on the best days employees should work from home.
Use These 9 Tips to Stay Productive When Working From Home
If you have a hard time staying productive working from home, you can do a few things to be more productive. Working from can be difficult because there are more potential distractions at home. You might look at the weather and want to go out or take a break to get a snack. I’ll share a few tips that can help you stay productive when working from home in this article.
Increase Your Self-Awareness With These Powerful Techniques
Most of us don’t like to admit we have shortcomings. We'd rather think of ourselves as unlucky rather than taking a proactive approach and becoming more self-aware. You can become more self-aware though. In this article, I'll discuss why it's important to increase your self-awareness, and provide some techniques for how to do it.
Five Ways to Avoid Work From Home Boredom
I’ve worked from home for 18 years, since way before the pandemic. I know many other people who’ve worked from home just as long or longer. But in the year-plus since the pandemic started, working from home has increased. According to a Pew Research study, one in five people worked from home before the pandemic. Now 71% of workers who can work from home, do.
How I Learned to Love Crocheting
It all started when I was five. That was the first time my mother introduced me to crocheting. I had watched her crocheting, and thought it looked interesting. The first thing my mother showed me was how to make a chain stitch. I thought this was cool because I could make necklaces out of the chains. After that, she showed me how to crochet in the round, but I had a little more trouble grasping this concept, so I lost interest in it.
Is Telehealth the Future of Medicine?
Recently I had my first appointment with my neurologist that was done via phone. I couldn't go into his office and see him because of an increase in coronavirus cases in my area. It went ok, it actually took less time than a regular visit because there was less waiting and I didn't have to fill out the normal paperwork.
The Thunderbolt of Love
When I started high school in 1989, I thought no boy would ever like me. The two years I’d spent in middle school were horrible — most of the boys teased me or called me names. Freshman year got a little better. I was in better classes with smarter kids, so the boys were a little less immature. Still, that first year was tough. Some of my grade-level classes, like Physical Science, had a lot of slackers who made fun of me for paying attention and taking notes.
My Favorite Place in the World
Imagine waking up in the morning and looking out your window. Instead of seeing what you normally see, you see a beautiful view of a college campus. A college campus set in the mountains? Is that possible? It is — there are quite a few of them in the US, but in this case, the one I’m talking about is Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. It may not be Boone’s biggest attraction, but it’s a good place to start if you want to make Boone your home.