Author name: Jordyn Riley

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Beyond Grit: These are the Habits of the Mentally Strongest People

Life throws plot twists like a reality TV producer on a deadline. From work stress to relationship turbulence to the never-ending news cycle, there’s no shortage of things that can chip away at our mental fortitude. But hey, good news! You don’t need to be a Zen master or a Navy SEAL to build mental strength. It’s a skill, a […]

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Side Hustle Hustle: Crushing Your Goals Even When Your Inner Laziness Protests

So, to build on our recent post about side hustles, you’ve either taken the plunge or you’re planning your move to pursue this endeavor. You’ve got your idea, your passion, and a vision of that extra income rolling in. But then reality hits: Your day job is demanding, the latest season of The Bear on

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Side Hustles and the Gig Economy: Your Guide to Financial Freedom and Fulfillment

Whether you’re working three 12-hour shifts, or you have a more traditional 9-to-5 schedule, for some of you this may no longer be the only path to financial stability. In fact, more and more people are turning to side hustles and the gig economy to supplement their income, pursue their passions, and achieve greater flexibility in their lives. If

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Money Talks: A Couple’s Guide to Prioritizing Financial Goals

Money matters can be a major source of stress in relationships, especially if you and your partner have different financial habits and priorities. But don’t despair. With open communication, clear goals, and a touch of compromise, you can align your financial visions and build a prosperous future together. Here’s your roadmap to achieving financial harmony: Why Shared Financial Goals Matter Whether you’re

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Beyond the Lone Wolf: The Hidden Costs of Over-Indexing on Rugged Individualism

In a culture that celebrates self-reliance, independence, and pulling oneself up by the bootstraps, the concept of “rugged individualism” has been deeply ingrained in the American psyche. It’s the idea that we are solely responsible for our successes and failures, that we must forge our own path without relying on others. While there’s certainly value in personal responsibility and self-motivation, have we

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Bridging the Gap: Building a Supportive Culture for New and Experienced Nurses

For those of us that have been around for a while it seems that for some of us it’s getting harder to remember that nursing is a profession built on compassion, collaboration, and dedication to providing the best patient care. Yet, in many workplaces, an undercurrent of “work politics” can create tension, resentment, and hinder the growth of both new and experienced

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Embrace the Slow Lane: A Practical Guide to Slow Productivity

In a world obsessed with hustle culture, where “doing more” is often equated with success, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and burnt out. The relentless pursuit of productivity can leave you feeling like a hamster on a wheel, constantly chasing the next deadline or goal. But what if there’s a better way? Enter slow productivity. Slow productivity isn’t about doing less; it’s

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Thrifting Triumphs: Unearth Hidden Treasures and Level Up Your Style (While Saving the Planet and Your Wallet!)

Thrifting is definitely in: Listen up, savvy shoppers and eco-conscious humans! If you’re tired of paying top dollar for trendy items that end up in the back of your closet or contributing to the fast-fashion frenzy, it’s time to embrace the glorious world of thrifting. Thrifting, once considered a pastime for bargain hunters or those on a tight budget, has

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Tiny Habits, Big Impact: The Busy Nurse’s Guide to Micro-Habits and Self-Improvement

The Power of Micro-Habits Alright my fellow nurse colleagues out there. Juggling demanding shifts, patient care, and maybe even a family life can make self-improvement feel like an impossible and distant dream. But what if I told you that tiny changes, so small they seem insignificant, could add up to massive transformations? That’s the power of micro-habits. Micro-habits are bite-sized actions

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Pack Your Lunch, Pack a Punch: 5 Healthy Meal Prep Recipes for a Week of Delicious Lunches

Are you getting a little tired of soggy sandwiches and sad salads? Get ready to break free from the takeout trap and embrace a week of vibrant, healthy lunches. It’s obvious you have a busy personal like and work schedule, so we’re going to focus on meal prepping – your ticket to delicious, nutritious midday

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