Habits · Happiness · Inspiration

Five Easy Ways to Improve Your Mood Instantly

There are no quick fixes for chronic unhappiness.

That may sound odd coming from a self-development blogger, but it’s a harsh reality that we all must face at some point in our lives.

If you’re in a bit of a funk, however,¬†there are a few things you can do to improve your mood right this instant and go from down-in-the-dumps to content and satisfied.

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Habits · Happiness · Productivity

17 Ways to Make the Most of Your Mornings

When I first started college 4 years ago, I became absolutely obsessed with finding the perfect morning routine.

While I now know that perfect is an impossible standard to live by, I’ve still managed to learn a lot and create a great morning routine that works for me.

So, to help you on your journey to finding the morning routine that’s right for you, I’ve created a list of 17 different ways you can make the most of your mornings. Not every tip will work for you — and that’s okay! — but if you take the tips you like and put them into action, I know that you can create a morning routine that you’ll love!

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Habits · Happiness · Inspiration · Productivity

Two Reasons for Procrastination and How to Overcome Them

“I work best under pressure.”

I can’t tell you how many times those words have passed my lips, but I can tell you that I’d been saying those words for years believing it was just a quirk of my personality.

But, after far too many coffee-fueled late night study and work sessions, I can tell you one thing with 100% certainty: I don’t work better under pressure, and procrastination is a real problem that can cause unnecessary stress. Read More