Why You Should Take the Perfect Gift Guides Course Now! (With Discount Coupon Code)

Why You Should Take the Perfect Gift Guides Course Now! - My Life, I Guess

I started my first blog back in 2002 and have been actively blogging in one form or another ever since. Even though I have these years of experience behind me, there’s still so much to learn and perfect when it comes to blogging. It’s always changing and advancing; sometimes it’s hard to keep up! So, when Anne of Unique Gifter put out a request for beta testers for her new...

How Being Unemployed Helped Me Get an Awesome New Job

How Being Unemployed Helped Me Get an Awesome New Job - My Life, I Guess

Like many students, I went to university not knowing what I wanted to be when I grew up. I changed my major after first-year from English to Theatre, signed up for a minor in Computer Science, and then completed a post-degree diploma in Arts and Non-Profit Management. I also had an awesome part-time job on campus teaching study skill workshops to my peers and mentoring at-risk students. My final year...

6 Things I’ve Learned From Freelance Writing (So Far)

6 Things I've Learned From Freelance Writing (So Far) - My Life, I Guess

The blogosphere is full of posts and articles telling you that freelance writing is a great way to earn a little extra money from home. There are many bloggers that have been able to quit their day jobs and make a living from it. But for every blogger that finds that level of success, there are dozens (maybe even hundreds? thousands?) of bloggers that are lucky to make $15 per...

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...