Sound Off: Workplace Depression, Yes It’s Real

In September it will be a year since I’ve resigned from my full-time, salaried corporate job. While I’m freelancing and doing other things now and my pay fluctuates I don’t regret my decision. Why? Imagine walking into a place everyday that you couldn’t escape because it was your means of survival. You get a sick feeling each and every time you arrive, yet you stick around hoping it’ll change. Could it be workplace depression? Is your job actually a trigger? Is this possible?

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Memory Planning 101

I’ve decided to switch things up on my blog when it comes to sharing the videos that go along with my posts. Each week will have a different theme and one blog post that covers everything mentioned. This will include links, tips, and of course videos. Think of it as a mini course.

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Sound Off: Gun Violence is Out Of Control

I’m writing this with a heavy heart. News just broke that rapper Nipsey Hussle, 33, was gunned down outside of his store today. Gunned down in broad daylight. A son, a father, a friend, gunned down – and for what? For what? Why is everyone so trigger happy these days yet there are no solutions to gun control?

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Repurpose a Happy Planner | DIY Planner

Often times we accumulate things and before we know it, time goes on and we never used it. For my planner addicts out there, I know this is an issue. There are so many planners, sizes, brands, accessories, etc. that you want a little bit of everything. This post is all about taking the first step to taking that extra planner you have lying around and put it to use. I repurposed a mini Happy Planner as my faith planner. Let’s get right to it!

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How I’m Using My Happy Planner Micro Happy Notes

Happy Planner rolls out new items left and right, it’s as if their planner sizes keep getting smaller. It started out with the classic, then the BIG Happy Planner, the mini, now there’s the half size and the baby- the micro. I told myself that I wouldn’t buy the micro notes since it’s just an easy DIY, but the design that I chose stood out to me and I couldn’t leave it behind. I have a specific purpose for it and I’m happy (pun intended) to share.

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New Happy Planner Haul

I try not to go down the planner rabbit hole of awesomeness, but the Happy Planner always lures me in. Now, I don’t watch their release videos, yes they have those. I just see pictures all over my Instagram feed and I decide from there what I want. There were two new sticker books that I wanted that I got my hands on. Still, there were some other goodies I came across that were fairly new that I decided to get as well.

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Episode 8: Low Income Budget Series – Cash Envelope Fail

Welcome to another edition of my Low Income Budget series. This edition is my first time trying out cash envelopes. While I’ve been able to accomplish a few goals in this budgeting journey, I am still slacking when it comes to overspending. I’m not holding myself accountable for every dollar. I’m going to try incorporating cash envelopes, but will it be a success of a failure?

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Disclaimer: I am not a financial expert or accountant. I am on the road to financial freedom like many others and decided to document my journey.

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