Category: Career


Reasons to disconnect from social media

Social media is a great thing for people who wish to connect to others on the internet. It helps promote friendships, relationships, and staying in touch. Despite the positive things, social media is also a breeding ground for misinformation, arguments, bullying, and other problems.

Social Media Platforms for Your Blog

You want to drive traffic to your blog, but you don’t know how to do it. There’s a pretty easy answer to this, social media. People spend a lot of time on social media so it’s the number one way to guarantee that people know about your blog. The question is what social media should be using.

The Best Places to Find Freelance Work

Being a freelancer is already hard. You have to keep track of all of your projects and where you are with them. You don’t set hours, which is great in theory because you can work whenever you want, but it usually results in you working all the time. Nobody is taking taxes out of your income so you have to figure that out yourself and by the way, did I mention paying in quarterly?

How to gain inspiration for writing

Writing can be hard, and there are many questions that come to mind when writing. What do I write about? Why am I writing it? What message do I want to send in my writing? Whether you are writing for a blog, the news, a story, or for personal reasons, these are just a few examples of the things you will need to answer when writing.

Bouncing Back After Job Loss and Unemployment

Losing your job can seem like the end of the world. We depend on our jobs for income to be able to take care of ourselves and others. Our jobs can also be part of our identity, so its loss can negatively impact one’s sense of self-identity and self-worth.

How I Work While Being a Stay at Home Mom

I am a stay at home mom and a writer. I can’t imagine giving either one of those things up. I love being with my son all day and I love writing. They’re both parts of me and I’ve had to figure out how to balance them. My little one is a very active and energetic almost-two-year-old so I can’t just tell him that mommy has an important deadline and expect him to understand.

New music coming out in August to check out

It’s a new month and that means a month’s worth of new music to check out. August of 2019 has a whole host of new albums from popular musicians coming out, including new albums from Natasha Bedingfield, Taylor Swift, Lana Del Rey, Illenium, Slipknot, Killswitch Engage, Skillet, Khalid, and Rick Ross. No matter what genre you prefer, this August is bound to have some new music you can enjoy.

The NFL preseason begins in August

The NFL preseason is coming up. Here are some things to keep an eye on this season.

Tips for students going to college

College can be tough, but it is important to remember the reasons you are going. Here are some tips to get you through the semester.

The Power of No

All too often we find ourselves always saying “yes.” “Yes” in order to get someone to get off our backs, “yes” to help someone else with their needs even though we have so much of our own need to attend, “yes” when we just plain don’t want to but don’t want to hurt the other person. But then once we start to keep on with “yes”, others begin to ask more and more from us.