I.Think of a peaceful beach, or your favorite coffee shop. This will help you calm down.
3.Breathe deeply, in and out!
I.Cliché, I know. However, for many people, practiced breathing exercises work remarkably well!
4.STEP AWAY FROM THE SCREEN!
I.Let your phone breathe, those emails can wait. A change of scenery can go a long way.
5.Play your favorite tunes!
I.Hop on that fire playlist you made a year ago after you got that raise you were really waiting for! Listening to your favorite songs really helps clear your mind and most importantly annihilate your stress!
I.Ok, maybe don’t buy a thousand dollar TV, but definitely go out of your way to remember to always keep yourself first on your priority list. The rest can wait, but you are the most important item on your TO-DO list! So go ahead, buy that triple chocolate mocha, tiramisu cake you’ve been drooling over. Thank me later!
We all dread our ‘Cleaning Days’, but what if there were ways to make these tasks so much simpler to complete? Read below for 5 quick and easy tips on knocking out your most tedious tasks!
1.Sneakers looking a little lackluster? Give them a quick brush with some everyday toothpaste to get them shining like new!
2.Cutting board looking a little “used?” Run a wedge of cut lemon slices on the cutting side of the board to get rid of some of stains and smells. The cut board will be left looking fresh and so clean!
3.Do your clothes have a few greasy stains on them? If so, no big deal, take some dish detergent and warm water right to the stain to fight even the toughest of grease stains! The dish soap is gentle enough to not damage your clothing.
4.Sponges collect SO MUCH BACTERIA! No worries though, give it good rinse with soap and wring out the remaining water. Afterwards, you will need to zap it in the microwave for no more than 1 minute and your sponge will be fully disinfected!
5.One thing many people over look is their shower liner, which can collect mold and mildew over time. Take it down and throw it in the wash with some towels. If you are able, Bleach will help clean it thoroughly leaving it looking brand new!
5 simple tips which should leave your apartment that much cleaner! Keep an eye out, we’ll be back soon with more!
The time has come again for us to sit back and think, “what will my New Year’s resolution be this time?” As we all know, New Year’s resolution are usually start off strong, but by the end of the first week, we tend to just give up all together. What if there was a way to stay on track; what if there was a SMART way to go about your resolution?
When creating your resolution, try to keep five words in mind; Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-Bound.
1.Make sure your goal is specific, making it clear to all and most importantly you, what your goal is!
2.Try to create a goal in which you are able to keep track and measure your progress, so you are able to see if changes need to be made to help you stay on track!
3.Don’t try to solve world hunger on your first try; choose a goal that is realistically attainable by you. Think big, but also use smaller milestones to get you close to your bigger goals as you go!
4.Make sure your goal is relevant to your life. Historically, goals set for oneself stemming from an objective of revenge or self-hate, tend to fail very quickly. Make sure your goal is made for all the right reason!
5.Most importantly, make sure to set a timeline for yourself. Set daily goals, and deadlines to always keep you on your toes. This will not only help you stay on track, but you will be able to see your progress more clearly which will propel you forward as you!
By staying SMART, you will be able stay on track and most importantly reach your goal by year’s end! Until of course, it’s time to do it all over again.