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Summer Goals 2018

Now that it’s officially summer, I guess this is the perfect time to share my summer goals. As usual, I only have a few things that I want to try to work on this summer.

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Although I feel like I can have a whole book full goals I want to accomplish this summer, I’m only going to focus on 3. Here they go!

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A Day In The Life: A Typical Workday For Me

In case you aren’t aware, I’m not a full-time blogger. I make my money being a content developer for a medical software company; M-F 8-5. I used to think that I wanted to be a full-time blogger, but not anymore. First of all, your girl loves stability, which includes receiving a very generous paycheck twice a month post taxes and insurance deductions. However, I do love blogging more now that realized that I prefer to do this as a hobby. Therefore, my day in the life usually feature the same activities everyday, with some tweaks here and there.

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Out of pure boredom and my end and maybe natural nosiness on yours, I’m sharing what I typically do on most workdays. Keep reading to read about a recent and very typical workday I had.

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Dreamy Beautiful Bedding

For the past 10+ years, I’ve been the girl that usually goes with all white bed linens or soft solid colors. However, I’ve recently started to step put of my comforters comfort zone and explore different colors, prints, and textures. Actually, this is long overdue, because every adult woman should have a fabulous collections of beautiful bedding options. Well, that’s what I’ve been telling myself every time I wander upon some lovely high thread count Egyptian cotton or linen bedding that costs almost half of my paycheck.

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Although I feel like I’ve been pinning a lot of bedding inspo, there have only been a few that have totally taken my heart. I shared a couple of them below.

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Practicing Self-Care At Work

I have to admit that I’m starting to have a love/hate relationship with self-care. I despise that the word itself is on everyone’s tongue and plastered in every glass magazine or website. However, I can’t enough of practicing self-care whenever I get a chance, because they feel so good. Unfortunately, the time when I feel like I need self-care the most is when I’m woke drowning in emails and unnecessary meetings. I eventually started finding ways to help me evoke the power of self-care from the comforts of mesh back office chair.

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If you’re interested in a few ways to hep you practice self-care when you’re at work, please keep reading to see what I do.

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Lazy Girl’s Guide to Meatless Monday

Meatless Monday is always an ideal goal to achieve, which I’ve done plenty of times. Actually, it’s my go-to goal following a weekends of eating like crap, but actually doing it can suck. The main issue I have with Meatless Monday is the preparation part, because of time. Unless you don’t mind eating a bowl of granola with almond milk all day, you’re going to want a little variety.

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If conquering Meatless Monday is hard for you to figure out, I have a few suggestions that are easy, filling, and delicious.

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