Note: While this post contains affiliate links, and I was offered to try the premium program for free, my opinions and suggestions are completely my own. After a few days, weeks, or even months of deliberating and researching, you’ve finally decided to finally launch your very first side-hustle! Congrats! That’s a huge step. Getting started is half the battle! If your side hustle involves hosting any information, products or services online, it’s extremely important to build and nurture an email list of loyal followers and customers. There are many reasons why building an email list is important, but essentially it builds down to having complete ownershipRead More →

Learn seven ways you can stay motivated and work hard to accomplish all of your long-term goals, allowing yourself to achieve the life of your dreams.

It seems like during each new year, the concept of a “new year’s resolution” is slowly losing its appeal. More and more, you see bloggers and motivational speakers talking about how most people don’t keep resolutions throughout the year. Instead, they often recommend that you approach the new year with a different strategy, such as choosing a “word of the year” or setting smaller, month to month goals. I personally don’t think there’s a right or wrong way to tackle the new year because I’ve personally had success with both resolutions and scattered short-term goals. It all depends on the person, what works best forRead More →

Adulting is already hard, but having anxiety while you need to stay productive with your work and life makes it even harder. Here are five small steps you can take to stay productive when you struggle with anxiety.

We all know adulting is tough. The constant responsibilities and expectations to find and keep a solid job, eat right, stay healthy, manage your money, and somehow balance a social life and your sanity seem almost impossible at times. This is all even more challenging when you struggle with anxiety. You often find your mind racing a million miles an hour trying to figure out how to manage all of your responsibilities and your life in general. There’s even a small voice in the back of your head whispering, “You can’t do this, there’s no way. Why are you even trying?” I’ve been in yourRead More →

If you’re struggling to find motivation and overall productivity, try some of the following tips to find your groove and finally conquer everything on your to-do list each day

Feeling sluggish and uninspired? Unable to move forward on big projects or goals because the motivation just isn’t there? We’ve all been there. The big question is: How do we fix it? While motivation can come and go in waves, wouldn’t it be easier if you had some go-to strategies to bring it back in your life and help it stay for good? If you’re struggling to find motivation and overall productivity, try some of the following tips to find your groove and finally conquer everything on your to-do list each day: Find Motivational Quotes and Videos Sometimes finding your motivation is as simple asRead More →

Five of my favorite twenty-something bloggers who aim to help millennials in school, life, college, career, finance, blogging, and so much more! I highly recommend you read their blogs!

Since relaunching my blog back in March, I’ve connected some incredible and wonderful fellow twenty-something bloggers along the way. These girls have inspired and helped me when I felt in a rut whether they reached out and connected with me or just had some inspiring content on their site! Plus, they’re all wonderful people, and I think wonderful people deserve love and appreciation! This week, I’m sharing five of my favorite fellow millennial bloggers. These ladies blog in various niches, from career to finance, blogging, and more! I highly recommend you check out their sites! These badass lady bloggers aren’t in any particular order, andRead More →

Stay ahead of the competition during the job search by using these suggestions to create your ultimate job search survival kit!

Thank you Samsill for sending me complimentary supplies! All opinions and suggestions are entirely my own. This post may contain affiliate links. It’s your second hour sitting at your laptop and your coffee’s turned cold. Your wrist aches as you sift through your sea of resumes, cover letters, and references. Your Linkedin profile (which has a noble 55 connections) is on standby just in case the old fashion paper resume ends up in the trash. After the 45th question on yet another application, you’re about to lose hope, but the lingering rent notice keeps your eyes on the prize. Job hunting is a daunting process.Read More →

How to conquer your nerves from interviewing and feel even more prepared to ace your job interview!

Today’s the day. In a few short hours, you’ll interview for a job. Not just any job, but a job you desperately need. A few thoughts circle your head as you wait for the interviewer to call you inside their office as you wait in the hallway. Your skin is crawling and your stomach is in knots as you sift through your notes one more time. What if they don’t like me? What if I mess up? What if I make a fool of myself? What if I’m not qualified? Suddenly, you hear your name. You blink a few times, snapping back to reality andRead More →

What I would have told myself as a recent college grad by guest author, Kristen. - Sara Katherine

Guest Post by Kristen from Sophisticated Gal It feels like not long ago I was going to one of my Advertising courses in college, spending countless hours on our final project that determined my grade in the class and if I would graduate. Fast forward three years and here I am settling into my career, looking back on the lessons I’ve learned since starting my “big girl” job in the real world. Since I started my career, I have learned so much about what it means to have a job in the “real world”. When you’re in college, they don’t really teach you what itRead More →

How to stay organized during the job search. Job search organization tips from Sara Katherine

Whether you’re just starting the job hunt, or you’re a few interviews in, it’s incredibly important to stay organized while searching for a new career. Keeping track of job applications, interviews, and follow-up emails is a challenge. If left unmanaged, you might start asking yourself, “Have I confirmed my interview date? Did I send a follow-up to the other job? How long has it been since I applied?” Try some of the following tips and my free downloadable job search tracking sheet at the end of this post to flawlessly organize your job search journey! Use an Excel Sheet or Notebook Whether you decide toRead More →

Job search sites and strategies by Sara Katherine

This is it. You’ve decided it’s time to find a new job. You know what you want, and it’s time to find it. (Or, you have a basic idea and you’re ready to start searching. Either works!) But…now what? Where do you start looking? Online? Through friends and colleagues? Cold calling? There’s almost an overwhelming number of job sites and options out there, so I want to share with you my go-to sites and methods for the job search. Taking a look at the following options will help you take your first steps towards finding your new career! Linkedin Fun fact: Linkedin is actually howRead More →