6 Reasons Coffee is More Than Just a Tasty Drink


FTC Disclaimer: This post has been sponsored by McDonald’s. All opinions are my own. Here’s one thing about me… I. Love. Coffee. Probably not for the reasons that everyone else does, though. The main reason I love coffee is that I think it is delicious. However, there are other benefits to drinking coffee aside from it being tasty. Some of them may surprise you! It Is a Great Source of Antioxidants Antioxidants are like cellular level warriors – they help protect our cells from damage by fighting off inflammation and neutralizing free radicals. The benefit? It can help to prevent a variety of age-related conditions, such as cataracts, and Alzheimer’s. It Can Help Boost … [Read more...]

Finding Time vs Making Time

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If you're like me, then you probably often find yourself with a long list of things that you need to do. Work to finish. Loved ones to attend to. Household chores to complete. And I bet you are pretty productive in those areas. If you're like me, you probably also have goals and dreams that you want to accomplish. Things that may not give you a true sense of urgency, but that are still important to you. Passion projects. Creative pursuits. Lifelong dreams. These are the things that we often don't get done. It's not because they are not important to us. They are. In fact, sometimes they are more important to us  than the things that we have to do on a daily basis. I mean, I'm pretty … [Read more...]

What to Do When You’re Afraid


Fear can be crippling. It can also have many forms and symptoms.   Fear of the Unknown For some people, the unknown can be exciting and thrilling. It is full of possibilities. However, for many people those possibilities don't always enter our minds as positive things. Instead, we think about all of the bad things. The what-ifs that scare us.  That fear might be totally irrational. Or it could be based in logic. Either way, it can be crippling. Fear of Failure Many of us have goals. Dreams. Things that we wish to accomplish while we are still on this planet.  However, we also sometimes live with this fear that we won't reach our goals. That instead of achieving success, we will … [Read more...]

The Pros and Cons of Being a Freelancer

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I've been working as a freelance writer/blogger for 4.5 years. I feel very fortunate that I have been able to earn income doing something that I am not only good at, but that I enjoy. However, it's not all butterflies and rainbows. Some aspects are awesome. Others suck...big time. In fact, let me tell you about my personal pros and cons of being a freelancer. Pro #1: I'm my own boss This is a pretty awesome feeling. I enjoy the fact that I have a higher level of control over what I do for a living. Con #1: I have to be the boss However, the down side to this is that I don't have someone that just hands me clients. I have to go out and secure them myself. Pro #2: Unlimited … [Read more...]

What To Do When You Get Off Track

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As you may have noticed (or maybe not, lol), I have missed two days of blogging. "Boo!" "Why can't you stick with anything, Tiffany?" "You're slipping, yo. And you were doing so good. I'm not surprised, though." Those were the thoughts I had this morning when I woke up and realized that I'd done it again. For the second night in a row, I laid down to take a nap after dinner, with the intention of waking up after 2 hours and write a blog post. For the second morning in a row, I woke up after sleeping through the alarm clock. You see, a friend and I have been doing this 30 day blogging challenge where we blog every single day. Up until Monday, I was doing great! But then on … [Read more...]

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