How to Answer “What Do You Do For a Living?” When You’re Unemployed

How to Answer “What Do You Do For a Living?” When You’re Unemployed - My Life, I Guess

When you meet someone new for the first time, one of the first questions asked is “what do you do for a living?” It seems like an innocent enough question to start a conversation with. Right up there along with a comment about the weather we’re having today. But when you’re unemployed this question can hurt. A lot. It can be an extremely difficult and embarrassing question to answer. Because...

Save a Life (And Save Money) By Adopting a Pet

Save a Life (And Save Money) By Adopting a Pet - My Life, I Guess

Pets are the best! Not only do they provide love, companionship and entertainment, but studies have shown that owning a pet is also good for your health and for your quality of life. They can help reduce your depression, anxiety, stress, blood pressure and cholesterol levels, ease pain, improve your mood, and can help improve children’s development and immunity.   But owning a pet can also be expensive. Especially with...

Hate Where You Live? What You Can Do, When You Can’t Move

Hate Where You Live? What You Can Do, When You Can’t Move - My Life, I Guess

It’s no secret that I kind of hate where we live. 5 years ago, my now husband and I moved into a 3 bedroom townhouse, where we started our lives together as a new couple. Within 3 months of moving into our townhouse, however, we discovered mold. And since then, we’ve discovered mold numerous times and in numerous places. Our property management company have been, to put it nicely, complete...

Why It’s A Mistake To Go To College As An Undeclared Major

Why It's A Mistake To Go To College As An Undeclared Major - My Life, I Guess

If you are about to graduate high school or are planning to further your education, spring can be a very stressful time of year while you wait for those College and University acceptance (and rejection) letters. Will you be accepted into the school of your choice? And the program you want to be in? How will you decide if you get accepted into multiple schools? Can you even afford to...

Have You Ever Considered Selling Your Blog?

Have You Ever Considered Selling Your Blog? - My Life, I Guess

A few months ago, completely out of nowhere, I got an email asking if I’d be interested in selling my blog. My immediate thought was “No. NEVER!” I almost just deleted the email without giving it a second thought. But sure enough, not only did I give it a second thought, but I gave it a third, and fourth, and fifth… Over the next few days, I re-read the email...