Infographic: Has the New Economy Killed the 9-5?

This post contains affiliate links. Please see my Disclosure for more information. With more and more people becoming self-employed, our idea of what a typical workday is is changing. In this post, FreshBooks set out to discover if the shift to self-employment brings with it the end of the 9-5 workday. The infographic below gives a detailed look at the self-employed professionals average workday. YOUR TURN: Self-employed or not, do...

Financially Stuck in the Middle

Financially Stuck in the Middle - My Life, I Guess

Recently, I celebrated my one-year anniversary of being back to work full time. In some ways, it feels like I’ve been with this organization for a lot longer than that. I have already changed roles after accepting an internal promotion and am currently back-filling for a different department, as well. (Essentially meaning I’ve been trained in 3 different jobs already.) And yet, I still feel so new at the same...

Top 10 Effective (and Doable) Strategies To Deal With Work Stress

Top 10 Effective Strategies to Deal With Work Stress - My Life, I Guess

A Guest Post By Shiuan Butler Aloha! My name is Shiuan and I am the Creator of Journaling Sisters, a safe, supportive, nurturing community of heart-centred women who love connection, creativity, and journaling. I came across Amanda’s blog, My Life, I Guess… recently and loved how open she was on the topic of mental health. I decided to reach out to her about possibly guest blogging on mental health and...

What To Do When You Can’t Find a Job

What to do When You Can't Find a Job - My Life, I Guess

Whether you find yourself unemployed, looking to make a change, or entering the workforce for the first time, finding a job can a very time consuming, frustrating and disheartening process. A process I know all too well. (First, because it took me over 9 months to find a new job when I decided it was time to leave my stressful, dead-end job. And second when it took me over 2...

My Life (I Guess) Lately – Vol. 3

My Life Lately Vol 3 - My Life, I Guess...

A lot has changed in my life over the last few months. All for the better! I don’t normally like change, but being stuck waiting for something to change is worse. But “stuck” is exactly where I’ve been. Stuck waiting for something to change. And all at once, it did! I Got Married! On July 23rd, in front of about 55 of our closest friends and family members, R and...