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

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How I Dealt with a Lonely Weekend – And You Can Too

It’s a Saturday night and I’m sitting on the couch in my pajamas watching Everwood while my husband is out of town. For some people, it sounds like their perfect night. But for me, I hate being alone and bored. It’s like I have FOMO (I think that’s a term kids today have given it)…fear of missing out. Ever since I was a child, I’ve … Continue reading How I Dealt with a Lonely Weekend – And You Can Too

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Should You Tell Your Work About Your Anxiety?

If you’ve read my other posts, then you know that I suffer from extreme anxiety. Suddenly, I feel like I’m dying and need to seek medical assistance while it may only be benign PVCs or a bout of acid reflux. It can sneak up on me at any time for any reason, but especially when I’m stressed or a new change has taken place. How … Continue reading Should You Tell Your Work About Your Anxiety?

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 

How to Battle Your Anxiety at a Work Conference 

Conferences can be overwhelming especially if you have anxiety. If you’re anything like me, then you get anxious sitting there with a few hundred people worrying about having a panic attack in front of everyone.  (Photo By: clarita) This past week I went to a marketing conference in Orlando where I was surrounded by hundreds of IT peeps. At times, I was struggling to sit … Continue reading How to Battle Your Anxiety at a Work Conference 

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 Handle Upset Friends & Family Who Aren’t Invited to Your Wedding

“It’s your wedding, not theirs. Be kind, but don’t try to please everyone.” -Anonymous Up until last week, the wedding planning had been unbelievably peaceful. No drama. No fighting. Just smooth sailing. Until…some family members got word of the guest list and how they were not on it. This is going to happen for every wedding because (unless you have a million dollars to spare) … Continue reading How to Handle Upset Friends & Family Who Aren’t Invited to Your Wedding

8 Calming Techniques to Prevent an Anxiety Attack

“I try not to worry about the future – so I take each day just one anxiety attack at a time.” -Tom Wilson Anxiety attacks can be very scary especially if they come out of the middle of nowhere. When you feel vulnerable and you can’t protect yourself, it can make your anxiety escalate. However, if you know the signs, then you can tell when it’s … Continue reading 8 Calming Techniques to Prevent an Anxiety Attack