• Monthly Motivations – October

    My goal this month was to stick to my healthy diet for at least five days each week. But, my goal next month is to eliminate the guilt from my diet. Although I want to stay on the right track, it’s not healthy to punish yourself for decisions that, at the end of the day, could be much worse.  I have spent years berating myself for eating foods that I don’t think I deserve to eat. But, this month, I really want to change my outlook on treats. I somehow have the inability to resist something sweet. But, I need to allow this to be acceptable. Currently, I could look…

  • Monthly Motivations – September

    Looking ahead to my goals for next month, I knew exactly what I wanted to focus on. I have yet to have a perfect week when my diet is concerned. I always end up sneaking half a cookie or a pack of gummies … a day. However, my goal next month is to stick to my diet completely for at least all business days. I have yet to do this … ever in my life. I think this is where the cheesy saying comes in: It’s not a diet, it’s a lifestyle. Although overused, it’s very true. Diets are hard to stick to because they seem harsh and temporary once…

  • My Expensive Product Wishlist

    Does anyone else motivate themselves to reach their financial goals by bribing themselves with products that are currently a little pricey? As I’m starting my career, I’m using this method to keep my motivation up. I have a whole list of things that I need (more like want … but I always forget most things aren’t necessities when I have my credit card in my hand). Below are just a few of my favorites from my list. Celine Bag Who hasn’t always wanted one of these? This bag is such a classic and seems so versatile. It is literally the perfect purse for work and traveling. You can wear it…

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