• Side-Hustle Income Report for Q4 2018

    Side-Hustle Income Report: Q4 2018

    2018 has been a pretty intense year for me, in more ways than one. There’s been some pretty big ups and downs, and a lot to reflect on. But I’m also looking forward to starting the new year and hopefully making it the best yet! As 2018 winds down, I decided to compile my first-ever side-hustle income report and put…

  • Why every business needs pin strategy

    Why Every Small Business Needs a Pinterest Marketing Strategy

    In the past six months, I’ve become obsessed with Pinterest. Although I’ve loved using Pinterest for much longer than that! So let me rephrase that: In the past six months, I’ve become obsessed with using a Pinterest marketing strategy. Why? Because using one has increased my web traffic by 500% in the past three months. Regardless of whether you’re a freelancer…

  • The case for low intensity exercise
    Fitness Tips

    Low-Intensity Exercise: How to Tone Up by Toning it Down

    Low-intensity exercise tends to get overshadowed by the high-intensity variety, such as HIIT. (High-intensity interval training.) It’s not hard to see why; we live in the society where everyone is eternally crunched for time. Anything that promises the best results in the least amount of time is going to win over a lot of people. ** My blog posts contain…

  • Transformative new year's resolution ideas that will stick.
    Personal Growth

    Transformative New Year’s Resolution Ideas That Will Stick

    There seems to be two extremes when it comes to New Year’s resolution ideas: Those who think they’re pointless, and those who hang all their hopes and dreams on them. (And usually give up on them within days.) I think somewhere in the middle is where the magic can happen. Yes, personal development is something you can (and should) focus…

  • How to Diversify Your Income as a Freelance Writer.

    5 Ways to Diversify Your Income as a Freelance Writer

    Although freelance writing can be a lucrative business on its own, I believe it’s important to diversify your income. Even if your freelance writing clients are keeping you busy, it’s great to have other income to fall back on just in case. Not to mention, exploring new money-making ideas can  help take your business to the next level! There are any number…

  • 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…