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

    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.

    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 not…

  • Wondering how to not get sick this season? Here's what you need to know.
    Health & Wellness

    Why I Haven’t Been Sick in 4 Years!

    The last bug I caught was a doozy. I had gone five years without calling in sick for work, and then just days into a new job, I came down with the worst throat infection I’d ever experienced! I had to miss several days of work because the pain and fever were so bad that I could hardly get out…

  • BBG & Sweat App Review
    Fitness Tips,  Reviews

    BBG & Sweat App Review (Is the Subscription Worth it?)

    If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you know I’m really into High-Intensity Interval Training, aka HIIT, and I love experimenting with different fitness apps! I decided to write a SWEAT App review since I’ve been using it on and off for the past year and wanted to share my experience! ** My blog posts contain affiliate links,…

  • 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.

    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…