Do You Save Your Things For Special Occasions? (And Why You Shouldn’t)

Growing up, we had a cabinet at home that displayed china plates and tea sets that were never used (or maybe used once a year). If we received gifts from relatives overseas, whether they were toiletries or chocolates, we’d save them and stash it somewhere, sometimes even past its best condition and quality. I’m not … Continue reading Do You Save Your Things For Special Occasions? (And Why You Shouldn’t)

Practical Ways To Live Below (or Within) Your Means

Lately, there has been a lot of uncertainty in terms of economies and unemployment worldwide. We’re seeing many people - maybe even ourselves, or someone we know - who are feeling the difficulty of making ends meet. Money is the number 1 cause of stress for Americans, and that was even before this whole pandemic situation. It is more important, now more than ever, to try and live below (or within) your means. It doesn’t matter how much (or how little) you earn, if you cannot manage your spending. Below are some practical ways to do this. It may not be for everyone, and you don’t have to do everything on the list. But hopefully, a couple of the tips below can help you if you are in a challenging financial situation.

Spring Season: Getting Out Of Hibernation

"Spring will come and so will happiness. Hold on. Life will get warmer." - Anita Krizzan Finally, spring is here (at least in the southern hemisphere)! It can still be a bit chilly in New Zealand, but I’m starting to see some flower buds here and there. Winter isn’t my favorite season and I’m not … Continue reading Spring Season: Getting Out Of Hibernation

Two Ways To Reset Your Life

Who’s in need of a little life reset? I know I definitely need one. Maybe you got burned out (remote burnout is real), or you might feel stuck (or even pushed back). We usually do a life re-evaluation and reset when a new year is about to begin. However, 2020 has been quite special. Most … Continue reading Two Ways To Reset Your Life

How To Make An Effective Grocery List (That You Won’t Forget To Bring)

We’ve all been there, in one point or another. We’re in the grocery because we need some eggs and milk. We pass by the snack aisle and there’s a buy 1 get 1 promo on the chips, so we get that. The pack of fizzy drinks is on sale too, of course we can use … Continue reading How To Make An Effective Grocery List (That You Won’t Forget To Bring)