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Making Money with a Side Hustle - Best Tips and Tricks
Stuck in a rut and need some extra cash to boost your budget? Making money on the side doesn't have to be complicated. However, with the right strategies and enough determination, anyone can supplement their income through meaningful side hustles or even start a new job completely and gain financial independence.
- Top Story - January 2023
7 Unique Business Ideas to Start in 2023Top Story - January 2023
We all have the same number of hours in each day, but we're still able to use them to achieve different things. While some people may use their hours to go to work and make money, others may use their hours to start a small business and earn even more money. But how do you go about starting a business? Where do you even get the ideas for your business?
Best Practices for Making a Successful Small Business
Are you finally looking to start your own small business? Starting a business can be an exciting but daunting experience. This is especially true when you hear that only about 3 out of 10 small businesses survive more than 10 years.
- Top Story - March 2022
What writing with pen and paper teaches you about lifeTop Story - March 2022
Writing on paper has some type of magic to it. Feeling the texture of the sheet of paper gently rub below your hand as you maneuver your wrist in intricate yet subtle gestures to form letters, then words, then sentences and eventually entire stories. The act can be as mundane or as emotional as you wish, depending on what it is you are writing. For us left-handed, writing on paper becomes a task of not just writing, but also attempting to keep the rest of your hand from smudging what you have just wrote.
This New Year, give yourself the gift of mental peace
2021 was a year we all expected to be better than 2020. We had high hopes of life going back to normal, but instead we had no choice other than to adapt to a new normal: Zoom became our new classroom and office, facemasks turned into an extra part of our outfit that had to match, and new COVID variants seem to be appearing every few months. For some, 2021 turned out to be quite a decent year. This was the year they finally started that project they were thinking of, accomplished that goal they had been working towards, or simply improved in some aspect.
If you are feeling sad or anxious, try finding out why the sky is blue
Emotions can sometimes be hard to manage, especially the negative ones like anger, regret, or despair. If not thoroughly understood, these emotions can lead us to say things or act in ways that we may not really want. I’m sure many of us can relate to a moment when we might have maybe spoken a bit too harshly towards a friend or family member; we are not actually rude, it was just a bad moment. We can even end up feeling frustrated if these emotions linger for some time; wanting to move on and focus on other things, other goals or perhaps other people, but not being able to get those emotions out of the way.