7 Ways to Look After Your Mental Health During the Pandemic

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This post is written by Em of “Love, Em“ The pandemic is draining for everyone. With health and key workers working around the clock and people stuck inside for the next few months, it’s a hard time for everyone. Mental health is an important subject, especially when facing something so unknown. If you’re struggling to …

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Save Money on Prescription Drugs with GoodRx

Save Money on Prescription Drugs with GoodRx

Prescription drug prices vary wildly across different pharmacies and contribute to the high cost of healthcare in our country. On average, an American spends about $1200 per person per year, more than anyone in any other country. One company trying to help the public reduce these costs – and still get the medications they need …

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8 Ways to Save Money on Self-Care

8 Ways to Save Money on Self-Care

Many of us suffer from something called imposter syndrome. What does that mean? Basically, we feel like a fraud because we appear to have it all together. However, the reality is that in our heads we feel like we fall way short of that. How do we overcome imposter syndrome? What kind of process will …

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Why You Should Support Eco-Friendly Restaurants

Why You Should Support Eco-Friendly Restaurants

There’s been a lot of discussion recently about whether restaurants, cafés and other places that serve food should be doing more to reduce their carbon footprint. The plastic waste crisis is very much real, and restaurants are starting to feel the pressure to switch to eco-friendly packaging. Single-use plastics such as disposable straws, grocery bags, …

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Can’t Sleep? Advice for Beating Sleeping Problems

Can't Sleep? Advice for Beating Sleeping Problems - My Life, I Guess

Sleeping is one of my favourite things to do. Even though beating my sleeping problems is something I’ve struggled with for most of my adult life. As a high school and university student, my insomnia got to be so bad that I almost failed an 8 a.m. class or two. Although things are better for …

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5 Strategies to Handle Unexpected Medical Costs

When you are hit with unexpected medical costs, it can be quite upsetting. Not only are you left dealing with your illness or injury, but now you also have to worry about how you’re going to pay for it. It might throw off your whole budget, and you will have to do some quick adjusting. …

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How I Got a Brand New FitBit for $15

How I Got a Brand New FitBit for $15 - My Life, I Guess

When I re-joined the gym back in January, I thought that spending money on the membership would help motivate me to get back into shape. And it did. Sort of. One month I’d get to the gym 3 times a week, then something would happen and I’d fall off track again. Sometimes it was for …

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This is How Planning Helps You Be Your Best Self

It can be hard to be your best self. We have enough self awareness to know that we can accomplish and achieve a lot. Yet we allow our inner critic to focuses on the negative thoughts instead. We struggle to imagine that we will ever completely achieve all of our personal goals. But why not? …

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Is Veganuary All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

Is Veganuary All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

With any new year comes a reinvigorated goal to lose weight, get fit and look after our health and well being more effectively. After gaining those few extra pounds while celebrating the holidays, January has become known as a detox month to wash away the excess and bring our mindset and bodies inline with a …

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Having a Cold is Expensive

Having a Cold Is Expensive - My Life, I Guess

I spent the first 2 weeks in June with the worst cold I’ve ever had. Worse then when I was working at the drop-in daycare and was basically sick the whole time. At least that cold was manageable with over the counter medication. Medication, however, did nothing to tame this latest cold. I was lucky …

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How Working for Minimum Wage Affected My Mental Health

How Working for Minimum Wage Affected My Mental Health - My Life, I Guess

Last updated: April 18, 2019 As a university educated woman in her 30s, with a post-graduate degree and over 10 years of professional working experience, having to accept a minimum wage job felt like a slap in the face. I’ve spent most of my life getting a quality education, working hard, and gaining tons of …

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