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 me now, my sleeping problems still reappear every couple of months. Like they have been...

Too Young To Be “Old”? Being Fit And Functional As We Approach Our Mid-30s

Image While we can have a quarter-life crisis or a midlife crisis, there’s that middle ground when we are approaching our mid-30s that there’s not always an abundance of advice about. Arguably, this is because there isn’t much of a difference between your mid-forties and your early 30s, especially for people that have truly settled in. Maybe you’ve been a parent, or you’ve been in a career for a while....

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 legitimate reasons (like getting the flu!), but others were just me making excuses. For a...

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...

How I’m Investing in Myself

How I'm Investing in Myself - My Life, I Guess

Last week, I woke up in the middle of the night and just could not get back to sleep. I was tossing and turning for hours. My back and neck were killing me. Laying down hurt. Not sleeping and suffering from back and neck pain are not new to me, unfortunately. But the reasons for them happening this time were. If you’ve ever laid awake in bed at night, you’ll...