Bigger Salary and More: Benefits of a College Degree

Most high school graduates get the advice: if you don’t pursue a bachelor’s degree, you’ll regret it. While there are always people who are successful no matter what their level of education, statistics show that higher levels of education do reap big rewards. Everyone knows you can earn more money with a bachelor’s degree than with a high school degree....

Best Time of Year for a New Job

If you see a job search in your future, it can be a good idea to plan ahead for the move. Sure you need to think about things like finishing your degree or other training, sprucing up your resume, cleaning up your social media presence, and lining up your professional references. Another thing you may want to keep in...

Make Money During Your Lunch Break

We can all use a little more money in our pockets at the end of the day. And it’s no wonder that’s the case. According to a Payscale study, “real wages,” or wages factored for inflation, are down 9% since 2006. No wonder it’s getting harder to keep up with all your bills! For many, keeping their financial heads...

5 Life Hacks for Living in a Small Place

5 Life Hacks for Living in a Small Place
Whether it’s heading off to college or downsizing to a tiny home, living in a small space can be liberating. It can also be challenging. Utilizing every life hack possible to simplify your space is key to a successful lifestyle. Here are five life hacks for taking advantage of every square inch of that small space. 1 Hideaway Bed The bedroom...

When Life Feels More Overwhelming Than Usual…

When Life Feels More Overwhelming Than Usual…
The world is moving fast, and sometimes you may feel like you’re getting left behind. You’re not in control, and your progress isn’t enough. Guess what? It’s okay to have these feelings. It’s okay to be overwhelmed or frustrated or stressed out. The trick is to avoid letting those emotions consume you. When life feels more overwhelming than usual,...

Could You Handle This? How Resilient Are You?

Could You Handle This? How Resilient Are You?
Resilience, the ability to cope with stress in a positive way, poses many benefits, including increased happiness, lower rates of depression and a longer life span. It is not something you’re born with. Rather, it is a skill you can hone through meditation, positive thinking and learning to lean on friends and family, according to Harvard health Publishing. Through...

What I’ve Learned About Building Confidence

What I’ve Learned About Building Confidence
In the workplace or in the classroom, there’s always that one person who seems to feel so sure of themselves. They always have the right answer, and they don’t hesitate to offer up their opinions or add to the conversation. Then there are those who, no matter how knowledgeable or practiced they might be, find the idea of speaking...

Personal Development… Millennial Style

Personal Development… Millennial Style
Millennials just might be the generation most obsessed with personal development. According to a 2015 survey conducted by Field Agent, 94% of adults born between 1981 and 1996 were making commitments to personal development for the New Year. This compares to 84% of baby boomers and 81% of Generation X. Devotion to the task of growth isn’t the only noteworthy...

Morning Trick Feels Better Than Hitting Snooze?

Morning Trick Feels Better Than Hitting Snooze?
Getting a little extra sleep seems harmless. After all, the adult human body needs anywhere from 7 to 9 hours of sleep, according to the National Sleep Foundation. But how can you get up and ready to start your day when you’re constantly hitting the snooze button? Learn how these morning tricks can make a difference in how you...

When it Feels Like You’re Always Wrong

When it Feels Like You're Always Wrong
You’ve heard it a million times: If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Eventually, you might get tired of all that trying. What do you do when you feel like you’re always wrong? When your parents criticize your wardrobe or your spouse gets down on your life choices and your boss? Ugh, don’t even think about asking...