• A lunchtime HIIT workout might be just what you need for a healthy and productive work day.
    Fitness,  Health & Wellness

    The Lunchtime HIIT Workout: How to Make it Work for You

    As a busy nine-to-fiver, you already know how hard it is to fit anything into your work week besides work. So the idea of a lunchtime HIIT workout session might seem laughable to you at first. It doesn’t help that sometimes you need to run errands on your lunch or something unexpected comes up that prevents you from even taking…

  • The 5 biggest freelance writing myths exposed.
    Freelancing

    Can You Really Get Paid to Write Online? 5 Freelance Writing Myths Dispelled

    This post may contain affiliate links which means I may be compensated for purchases made through clinking said links. Full disclosure and privacy policy can be found here. Maybe you’re interested in freelance writing, but not too sure if you can actually get paid to write online. Although there seems to be no shortage of anecdotes online of people who…

  • Walking for weight loss can be as easy as a leisurely stroll on a brisk autumn day.
    Fitness

    Does Walking for Weight Loss and Counting Steps Really Work?

    In recent years, I’ve become a huge advocate of walking for weight loss. In 2016, I was gifted my first fitness tracker for Christmas. It was a Fitbit Charge 2, and I immediately became obsessed with it, and “getting my steps in.” I was constantly competing in step challenges with my friends, which had me pacing around my house at…

  • Stressful job? Avoid a workplace meltdown with these tips.
    Career

    Handling Work Stress: What to Do When You’re Approaching Meltdown City

    Murphy is flaunting his law again, and it seems not a single thing has gone right today. Mistakes were made, the unexpected has happened, and the fallout is a domino effect of problems that are piling up quicker than the stack of overdue paperwork in the tray next to you. Your head is killing you and the phone won’t stop…

  • How to write faster as a freelance writer!
    Freelancing,  Productivity

    How to Write Faster as a Freelance Writer

    Believe it or not, the biggest challenge of being a freelance writer isn’t finding new clients. It’s finding time to actually do the writing. At least, it is when you also work full-time. When I first started landing freelance writing jobs, I was dismayed by how long it took me to even finish a 500 word project. I simply did…

  • Sweat App and Bikini Body Guide Review
    Fitness,  Reviews

    Fuschia Fitness Fun: BBG & Sweat App Review

    If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you know I’m really into High-Intensity Interval Training, aka HIIT. The Sweat App was one I found the way I find pretty much everything I purchase these days – while scrolling through my Facebook news feed. I had recently completed The Bodyboss Method for the second time and was looking for…

  • How to be confident in life.
    Personal Growth

    How to Be Confident: 10 Ways to Grow Your Self-Assurance

    “I wish I was more confident.” It’s a sentence that we’ve probably all uttered at some point in our lives. I know I have. There’s no denying that confidence is a pretty key component to success in life. And yet, understanding how to be confident remains an elusive element for many people, particularly for women. The evidence of this is…

  • What my Dad taught me about success.
    Personal

    How to Be Successful: What My Dad Taught Me About Success

    At its core, The Fit Careerist is about discovering how to be successful in life. And so although this is a deeply personal post and different from the type of content I usually write, I believe it is the most important one yet. It’s only within the past couple of years that I have experienced a pull to start my…

  • 5 Reasons to try Audible
    Productivity,  Reviews

    The Audible Advantage: 5 Reasons to Try Audiobooks

    I’d been seeing Audible audiobooks on Amazon for years but didn’t have the slightest interest in them. I like to savor the words on a page. Plus, something about listening to books seems like “cheating”, because you’re not actually “reading” them. But this year I’ve been having trouble reaching my reading goals. I realized I needed to try something different…