What to Do Before You Close a Bank Account

As a person in their 20’s, I’m still learning a lot about life…unfortunately. There are many deceitful people and companies out there. If you don’t watch your back, it could hurt you in the long run. I learned this the hard way when it came to closing my bank account at WellsFargo. A few weeks ago a debt hit my credit score. A debt I had … Continue reading What to Do Before You Close a Bank Account

How to Pack for a Conference 

There’s nothing worse than going to a conference and feeling totally unprepared. If you’re anxious like me, then your anxiety levels are already at an all time high at conferences. Having everything I need takes the edge off a bit. To help make your next conference easier, I’ve created a packing list. Here’s what you’ll need: Cardigan/Sweater/Jacket Conferences are always freezing cold. The last one … Continue reading How to Pack for a Conference 

3 Ways to Make Your Job Hunt Less Stressful

“It’s not what you achieve, it’s what you overcome. That’s what defines your career.” -Carlton Fisk Unemployment can be one of the scariest things you ever have to face. But, it doesn’t have to be. You just have to be focused, driven and determined. When I graduated college, I didn’t have a job lined up. So, that meant an entire summer back at home living … Continue reading 3 Ways to Make Your Job Hunt Less Stressful

4 Ways to Preoccupy Your Time on a Road Trip When You’re Anxious

You have strength inside of you that you have yet to discover Long road trips can be especially daunting! If you aren’t used to being in the car by yourself for long periods of time, then it may cause a bit of anxiety – or at least it does me. Trying to keep your mind busy during this time can be difficult, but there are … Continue reading 4 Ways to Preoccupy Your Time on a Road Trip When You’re Anxious

Upper-hand when being ignored

4 Ways to Get the Upper-hand When Being Ignored

“Brain scans have revealed that being ignored is neurologically similar to experiencing a mental breakdown & or psychosis.” -Psychofactz One of my anxieties is being left out or completely ignored. My brother also has this exact same fear, but his may even be worse than mine. For some reason, it just sets me off and really hurts my feelings. Then, I tend to lash out … Continue reading 4 Ways to Get the Upper-hand When Being Ignored

Stress-Free Wedding Morning

5 Steps for a Stress-Free Wedding Morning

The happiest people don’t have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything. It’s been awhile since my last post. Let me explain… I got MARRIED! You can now call me Mrs. T – hehe! Since I just got married, I can navigate other brides through all the stress, tears and disorganization because I’ve been there done that. Let’s just say I’m … Continue reading 5 Steps for a Stress-Free Wedding Morning

5 Ways to Unwind at the End of the Day

“There are times when we stop. We sit still… We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper.” – James Carroll At the end of the day, you MUST be able to unwind. Work can be stressful. Add in kids – if you have any – and you’ve probably just had one hell of a day. There’s nothing more important than winding down after … Continue reading 5 Ways to Unwind at the End of the Day

How to Plan a Wedding When Your Mother’s Dead

“A mother is she who can take the place of all others, but whose place no one else can take.” – Anonymous When my fiancé asked me to be his wife that Saturday night in Epcot, I was overjoyed. There was so much happiness in me, it was unreal. A month or two later I was still on Cloud 9. But, as the tougher wedding … Continue reading How to Plan a Wedding When Your Mother’s Dead